Walnut Creek Regional Park has fun little climbing trees, a playground, and paved trail winding by. There is easy creek splashing access here, you can see more specific details about how to get into the water in this post.
Name: Walnut Creek Regional Park
Address: 153rd Street and Horton Avenue Urbandale, IA 50323
Type: Places to play
Trails: Yes, paved
Other notes: Basketball court, unique climbing trees. There is easy creek splashing access here, you can see more specific details about how to get into the water in this post.
Official Website: http://www.urbandale.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Walut-Creek-Regional-Park-45
DSMOF Blog posts:
–Our October, 2016 visit
Other things nearby of note:
If you’re looking for other places to get outside, check back-in with the interactive map!
[Photo courtesy of Urbandale Parks and Rec]
Walking from the playground, turn right and go past the climbing trees. After roughly 1/4 of a mile, you’ll see a bridge and a sign for “Little Walnut Creek”, and there is an easy path nearby. While you can see the creek closer back behind the playground, proceed with caution because the brush is full of painful pricker-bushes.
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