Walnut Woods State Park

Walnut Woods State Park


Location:Within the metropolitan area of Des Moines, at the southern edge of West Des Moines, off IA 5.
Facilities:23 campsites (@di; 8 with electrical hookups), modern restrooms (but no showers), day-use lodge (é), picnic areas, trails (2.5 miles), boat ramp.
Activities:Camping, fishing, canoeing, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Park encompasses 250 acres of wooded bottomland along the Raccoon River. Within the park lies a large surviving natural stand of black walnut trees.
Address:3155 Walnut Woods Dr
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Phone:515-285-4502
Fax:515-285-7476
Web: www.iowadnr.com/parks/state_park_list/walnut_woods.html
Size: 250 acres.

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