Greenwood/Ashworth Park - 4500 Grand Avenue
About 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, sprayground, Ashworth Memorial Pool, tennis 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.


View the inside of the Jay Spence Enclosed Shelter.

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Mary Miss Sculpture
Nature Trail
Enclosed Shelter (must reserve)
Open-Air Shelter (must reserve)
Picnic Tables
Playground Equipment
Recreation Trail
Rose Garden
Swimming Pool
Sylvan Theater
Tennis Courts