Iowa Park List

Lowe Park

This park has the following: The new Arts and Environmental Center along with the Parks and Recreation Offices. 1.25 miles of hard surface trail, four ball diamonds & concession stand and a lot more ...

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Lower Gar State Recreation Area

Lower Gar is one of the five lakes connected in the Iowa Great Lakes chain along with West Okoboji, East Okoboji, Minnewashta, and Upper Gar. Lower Gar State Recreation Area also offers the user a boat ramp to launch a boat, and several areas to fish along the shoreline. West ...

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M.A. Ewalt Recreation Area

Named after Mayor Merrit Ewalt, who first appointed a Recreation Commission in 1953, this recreation area has a paved trail, pond, and wildlife ...

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Mac Rae Park

Established in the late 1800s along with four other parks, MacRae is located on a bluff overlooking the Raccoon River and has a commanding view of Downtown Des Moines. Also located in the higher portion of the park is one of the few remaining savanna remnants in Iowa. The ...

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MacNider Woods

MacNider Woods is located along Willow Creek, east of North Pierce Avenue and to south of Hoover School, containing 28.78 acres of wooded land. The park is set along Willow Creek which is the second largest river bisecting the town. The park contains a lime chip surfaced multipurpose trail ...

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Madison Park

Once the site of the mansion and estate of Dubuque banker, John Vincent Rider, this site is located on the crest of Seminary Hill at the end of Clarke Drive. In 1915 the mansion was opened to the public as a public shelter. Since it was too costly to ...

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Maffitt Reservoir Park

Located southwest of Des Moines (take Army Post Road west, across Interstate 35, and follow the signs), Maffitt Reservoir Park consists of a 200-acre lake and 600 acres of land. Fishing, picnicking, and hiking are favorite pastimes at Maffitt Reservoir. For the general public's convenience, several docks that extend ...

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Main Street Cul de Sac

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Bike Trail, Open Space, ...

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Mally's Weh-Weh-Neh-Kee Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Weh-weh-neh-kee, a Mesquaki name for "a good place." Visitors are invited to enjoy a day of stream fishing or picnicking at this wooded 37-acre park. The area is accessed from NE Berwick Drive in ...

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Malmore Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include picnicking. areas, ...

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Manhattan/Robbins Lake

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Grills, Pavilions, Playground, ...

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Maple Grove Park

This park's current facilities include: Playground (shared with Maple Grove Elementary School), Hard surface play area, Large open play ...

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Maple Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Basketball court, lighted; Playground ...

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Maquoketa Caves State Park

The unique beauty of Maquoketa Caves State Park provides a lovely setting for picnicking and hiking. Hikers can enjoy the scenery along the 6 miles of trails. The trails in the eastern part of the park connect the park facilities and provide access to the caves. Trail highlights ...

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Marble Beach State Recreation Area

Marble Beach State Recreation Area is part of the beautiful Iowa Great Lakes Region. Marble Beach has a paved trail that runs the length of the park and is connected with miles of area recreational trails. Its campground is the largest in the Iowa Great Lakes region. Spirit Lake, located ...

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Mardean Park

This three-acre park can be found at South 12th Street and South I Avenue. This park provides a baseball field, basketball court, shelter house, picnic tables, grills, and playground ...

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Margaret MacNider Campgrounds

The Margaret MacNider Campground is located on Birch Drive just west of North Kentucky Avenue, containing 22.6 acres of parkland. A sanitary dump station is provided and most sites have electrical and water hookups. Restroom and shower facilities are also ...

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Marna Ridge Children’s Forest

This park is 4 acres. It is an undeveloped but beautiful area of woodlands and ...

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Marquette Park

This park features: Large Reservable Picnic Shelter, Small Community Shelter, Restrooms, Playground, Ball Diamonds (2), Access to Duck Creek Bike Trail, 31 ...

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Marshall Park

This 50 acre park is home to the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Come enjoy the beauty of ...

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Mary Christopher Park

This park has the following facilities: picnic shelter, picnic tables, restrooms, horseshoe courts (lighted), benches, drinking ...

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Masaryk Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: ...

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Mason Memorial Drive

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Natural ...

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Maywood Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Play Equipment, Picnic Shelter, Water Fountain, Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Open Play Area, Playground Diamond, Tennis Courts, Basketball ...

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McAleece Park and Recreation Complex

This park is 42 acres and features incredible baseball and softball diamonds and a skate ...

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McCarville Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Natural ...

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McCord Park

Have a great time at this park! Some of the amenities include: Shelter, Modern restrooms, 9 picnic tables with seating for 72, Grill, Playground, 1/2 basketball court - adjustable goal, Sand volleyball court, Soccer goal, Open Space, Hiking trails, Wooded ...

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McDonald's Woods

This park is nestled in behind town homes on High Road. It is a forest like setting with trees and picnic tables only. No restroom facilities ...

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McIntosh Woods State Park

As you snuggle into bed, gaze at the stars through the clear dome of a yurt. The "yurt" or "ger" as it is often referred to is based on a nomadic shelter used in Central Asia. It is a 16-foot circular tent structure with a wood frame, lattice walls ...

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McLamarrah Park

This park's amenities include: Picnic Tables, ...

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