Outdoor Activities in Des Moines
Catch active adventures. Area trails for biking, running walking and cross-country skiing. Endless city parks with amenities like disc golf, dog parks and accessible playgrounds for persons with disabilities. Local favorites include Prospect Park in Des Moines and Big Creek State Park in Polk City. Catch water sports and rentals. Wave pools and lazy rivers at area aquatic centers like Adventureland Park in Altoona. Hit the green at Beaver Creek Golf Course. Tournament Club of Iowa. Toad Valley. And other local golf courses. Lace up your tennis shoes for competitive road races like Dam to Dam. Or fun runs like the Color Run! Bundle up over the winter months for skiing, sledding, and snowboarding at Central Iowa destinations, like Seven Oaks Recreation. Catch adventure. Action. Excitement! Catch the great outdoors and visit Greater Des Moines.