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Pete Crivaro Park and Wading Pool – Des Moines, Iowa

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Pete Crivaro Park and Wading Pool is a busy park, with lots to do. It has a view of the Iowa State Capitol, as well! There is a rubber footing playground with climbing web, wading pool with splash elements, disc golf course, basketball court, and lots of shaded shelters.

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Ashley Okland Star Playground – Des Moines, Iowa

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This is a super cool playground in Des Moines, built to be all inclusive and available for everyone to play on. There is a dirt nature trail for hiking that is perfect for young kids, too. The playground has all rubber footing, great for muddy days. Built in memory of a local realtor, you can see more about her story here.

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Polk City Town Square Park, Polk City, Iowa

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Polk City Town Square Park in Polk City, Iowa has a few fun playground elements in the heart of downtown.