Greenwood / Ashworth Park
4500 Grand Avenue

Located in heavily-wooded Ashworth Park, east of 45th Street and south of Grand, are the Bill Riley Recreational Trail trailhead/parking, an open-air shelter with picnic tables, playground, wading pool, Ashworth Memorial Pool, tennis and basketball courts and several picnic areas for family and social gatherings.

Greenwood Park, stretching from 45th Street to 48th Street, south of Grand offers Sylvan Theater, Clare and Miles Mills Rose Garden, an enclosed shelter and the Mary Miss Greenwood Pond Double Site outdoor classroom. It is also home to the Des Moines Art Center and several outdoor works of art.

Rose Garden Brochure

View inside photos of Greenwood's Enclosed Shelter

Wading Pool Rose Garden
Greenwood Park Wading PoolGreenwood Park Rose Garden
  • Backstop
    Basketball Court
    Enclosed Shelter (Must Reserve)
    Formal Garden
    Ice Skating
    Mary Miss Outdoor Classroom at Pond
    Nature Trail
    Open-Air Shelter (must reserve)
    Picnic Tables
    Playground Equipment
    Recreation Trail
    Swimming Pool
    Sylvan Theater
    Tennis Courts (1)
    Wading Pool