Adopt a Park or Trail

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

 MWA logo

You Can Now Adopt A Park Or Trail In West Des Moines!

Are you tired of seeing trash in a park or on a trail near your home?  Are you ready to do something about it? Now you or your local group can adopt one of West Des Moines' parks or trails and help make a difference in the community!

The Metro Waste Authority has provided all of the signs for the Adopt a Park or Trail program.  The West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department will provide the resources (trash bags, planning help, etc.) to help your group adopt a park or trail. After your group has officially adopted a park or trail, a sign will be placed in the park or by the trail to recognize your sponsoring group and your very appreciated efforts.

What's Involved With Adopting A Park Or Trail?

To see what is required of an adoption group, please review the Adopt a Park or Trail Program and Safety Guidelines.

What Parks Or Trails Can We Adopt?

Parks and Trails Map

Adoptable Parks

Legion Park  Adopted by WDM Cub Scout Pack 205  Legion, March 2016
Pearson Park  1256 19th Street   
Fairmeadows Park  543 22nd Street  
Southwoods Park  Adopted by WDM Boy Scout Troup 242  
Ashawa Park  Adopted by Link Associates  
Quail Cove Park  1515 S. 52nd Street  
Crossroads Park  Adopted by Cub Scout Pack 48  
Jaycee Park  Adopted by Ashworth Road Baptist Church  
Meadowview Park  Adopted by Jeff Kinion, Iowa Realty  
Willow Springs Park  5685 Wistful Vista Drive  
Peony Park  1100 63rd Street  
Wild Rose Park  Adopted by the Coobs Family  
Brookview Park  Adopted by the Palmer Family  
Valley View Park  255 81st Street  
Maple Grove Park  Adopted by WDM Cub Scout Pack 182  
Raccoon River Park   Adopted by WDM Boy Scout Troup 280  
Woodland Hills Park   1230 S. 95th Street  
Huston Ridge Park   8455 Coachlight Drive  

Adoptable Trails

Jordan Creek Trail  Adopted by Barker Lemar  
Jordan Creek Trail  Adopted by Iowa Realty, Jordan Grove Office  
Jordan Creek Trail  Adopted by SimplexGrinnell  
Jordan Creek Trail  60th Street to Jordan Creek Parkway  
Knolls Greenway Trail  Adopted by Shive Hattery  
Ashawa Greenway Trail  Adopted by the Kline Family  Kline cropped
City Campus Pond Trail  Adopted by WDM Christian Church  WDM Christian Church Cleanup-Spring 2016
Westridge Trail    Adopted by the Gobberdiel Family  


Ready To Get Going?

Grab your friends, your neighbors, your church group or your colleagues and get started by filling out the online Adopt a Park or Trail Adoption Form.  Make sure that each volunteer in your group completes a Volunteer Information / Release and Waiver of Liability Form before your scheduled cleanup.

We Did A Cleanup.  Now What?

If your group has recently helped clean up a park or trail in West Des Moines, please complete the online Adopt a Park or Trail Cleanup Results Form.

Still Have Questions?

Call 515-222-3444 or email the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department.

Looking To Do Just A One-Time Park Cleanup?

Call 515-222-3444 to discuss your options.





Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player QuickTime Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer