Parks, Facilities, & Trails

Parks, Recreation, and Public Property maintains over 27 traditional parks, 41 miles of trails, in addition to its many historic sites, 2 aquatic centers,2 golf courses, an ATV Park, skate park and recreational sports complex. Select oneBayliss Fountain at Night of the areas listed on the left for more details.
As of July 1, 2008, all Parks and Recreation facilities and programs, including third-party rentals, must adhere to the Iowa Smokefree Air Act.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all public buildings and the surrounding grounds. 
  • Smoking is prohibited in all permanent outdoor seating areas, including bleachers and amphitheatres. 
  • Smoking is prohibited at all outdoor events, including temporary seating areas for concerts and movies, sidelines for sports fields, festivals, weddings, conferences, meetings, classes, etc. 
  • Smoking is prohibited at all restaurants, concessions stands and seating, and bars that serve prepared food. 
  • Smoking is prohibited in all public vehicles, including buses, trolley and vans.