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Colby Park – Windsor Heights, Iowa

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Colby Park is a large park with open green space, trail connection, an outdoor stage, and unique playground elements. My kids love the fire truck riding toy!

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Dean Park and Sprayground – Ankeny, Iowa

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Dean Park and Sprayground is a popular park, with water features and playground equipment.

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Miracle Park – Ankeny, Iowa

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Miracle Park is designed to be an inclusive playground, with lots of different activities and structures that all kids, in and out of wheelchairs, can enjoy. The rubber footing make it great for muddy days.

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Ironwood Park (aka Pirate ship Park)- Altoona, Iowa

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Ironwood Park (aka Pirate ship Park) is a unique playground with lots of pirate elements! Kids can “walk the plank”, see the giant Moai statue, or run up the large hills.

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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 a one of a kind fishing themed park thanks to Rotary.