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Woodland Cemetery Tours

  • 2019 Woodland Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Presented By: City of Des Moines Parks & Recreation
  • Dates: 6/11/2022, 7/23/2022, 8/27/2022, 9/24/2022, 10/8/2022
  • Location: Woodland Cemetery
  • Price: Free - registration required (limited # per tour!)
  • Overview

    Few places in Des Moines hold as much history as the grounds of Woodland Cemetery. Join local historian and educator Archie Cook on a tour through the grassy knolls and stately trees of one of our city’s oldest treasures. Tours (rain or shine) are recommended for those ages 10 and up, last approximately 2.5 hours and are free. A donation is suggested and will go towards the Woodland Monument Restoration Project.

    Children and strollers are permitted but some sections of the tour will not be easily accessible for strollers due to rough terrain.

    Registration is limited to 50.

    DATES/TIMES:

    Saturday, April 23: 1pm

    Saturday, May 21: 1pm

    Saturday, June 11: 9am

    Saturday, July 23: 9am

    Saturday, August 27: 1pm

    Saturday, September 8: 1pm