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Type: Nature Trail

Length: 1 mile

Surface: Paved


Condition

Above Average

Grade - Flat


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Description

Peony Park provides a great place for people to socialize and play in this northwest West Des Moines neighborhood. The park name refers to the former name of the location (Peony Farm) that was owned by political cartoonist and conservationist J.N. "Ding" Darling. Several Peony plants have been re-introduced on the site to provide a wonderful spring show each year.

Facilities include:

  • Picnic shelter with grill (first come, first serve)
  • Restrooms (open April 15 - October 15, weather permitting)
  • Play equipment
  • Large open playfield
  • Basketball court
  • .35 mile loop trail 
  • Backstop 
  • Parking lot

For more information please call 222-3444 or email parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov


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This trail was last edited by bikeiowa on Jan 12, 2014.

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