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Water Works Park, Des Moines

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Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Water Works Park is a 1,500 acre park near downtown Des Moines, Iowa. It is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. Located along the Raccoon River, the park offers trails, picnic areas, grills, and fields.
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TripAdvisor
  • What a wonderful place to find a secluded place to take a rest. The city keeps the place so clean, and attractive. 
    What a wonderful place to find a secluded place to take a rest. The city keeps the place so clean, and attractive.  more »
  • Spring is the best time to go when the Cherry Blossom's are in full bloom. I went through there in September but I wanted everyone to know about the Spring 
    Spring is the best time to go when the Cherry Blossom's are in full bloom. I went through there in September but I wanted everyone to know about the Spring  more »
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  • Peaceful walk
  • It was just the little piece of quiet nature that I needed. There were a lot of people there yet it was easy to find a nice little peaceful place next to river to sit and think alone.

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