Principal Riverwalk – Des Moines, Iowa

[Photo courtesy of Des Moines Parks and Rec]
[Photo courtesy of Des Moines Parks and Rec]
Principal Riverwalk is a hub of downtown, connecting several trails, and parks including Lauridsen Skatepark and Rotary Riverwalk Park.

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Name: Principal Riverwalk
Address: 115 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50265
Type: Places to take a walk
Bathrooms: No
Shade: No
Playground: No
Trails: Yes, paved
Water: Yes, alongside the river
Other notes: Includes Brenton Skating Plaza, long look garden, & union railroad bridge. There is the Rotary Riverwalk park as well, with rubber footing and a giant fishing pole/bobber.

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Other things nearby of note:
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