Western Gateway Park – Des Moines, Iowa

[Photos courtesy of Des Moines Parks and Rec]

Western Gateway Park - Des Moines, Iowa

Western Gateway Park is a large open greenspace downtown, including the sculpture garden, a long pool/fountain called the Runnel Water Feature, and chess garden. It’s a great place to take kids to run around and burn off steam or dip feet to cool off.

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Information:

Name: Western Gateway Park
Address: 1000 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
Type: Places to visit, places to get wet
Bathrooms: No
Shade: No
Playground: No
Trails: No
Water: Yes, water fountain
Other notes: The Runnel Water Feature is a low fountain that is perfect for splashing.
Official Website:   http://www.dmgov.org/Departments/Parks/Pages/WesternGateway.aspx
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Other things nearby of note:

Pictures:

Runnel Water Feature downtown des moines water fountain

[Photo courtesy of Des Moines Parks and Rec]

[Photo courtesy of Des Moines Parks and Rec]

[Photo courtesy of Des Moines Parks and Rec]

[Photo courtesy of Des Moines Parks and Rec]

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