MacRae Park has a great view of the downtown skyline, and is one of the area’s oldest parks. The pond is stocked with fish, along with a fountain. There is only a set of swings in the way of a playground, but the huge, rolling hills and big beautiful trees offer lots of entertainment.
Name: MacRae Park
Address: 1021 Davis Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
Type: Places to play
Shade: Yes, shaded shelter
Playground: Yes – swings only
Water: Yes, pond
Other notes: Fountain, tennis courts, grills, reserveable shelter. Big, rolling hills.
Official Website: http://www.dmgov.org/Departments/Parks/Pages/MacRae.aspx
DSMOF Blog posts:
–December, 2016 visit
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