Des Moines Trail Closures
For more information about trails please contact Des Moines Park and Recreation Department at 515-248-6349.
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If there are current trail closures they will appear below; no listing of information indicates all trails through the City of Des Moines are open at this time.
Gay Lea Wilson Trail
From Sargent Park to East 33rd
Starting Date: 04/18/2014 12:00 AM
The Gay Lea Wilson Trail will be closed under Euclid Avenue while the Iowa Department of Transportation replaces the Euclid Avenue Bridge. A bicycle and pedestrian detour will be in place using E 33rd Street and E Douglas Avenue.
Walnut Creek Trail
From Start of Grand Avenue Bridge to End of Grand Avenue Bridge
Starting Date: 03/28/2014 08:00 AM
Construction on the Grand Avenue Bridge over Walnut Creek has resumed. The Walnut Creek Trail, which passes under the bridge, will remain closed until a new retaining wall and trail surface are constructed. The trail is expected to reopen in early June. A detour will be in place using Waterbury Circle, 56th Street and North Valley Drive.