WEST GLEN TOWN CENTER
THIS AREA OF WEST DES MOINES IS A SYNERGY OF RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUES. ITS UNIQUE RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS INCLUDE HOME FURNISHINGS, ART, WINE, CLOTHING, SPA SERVICES, AND MORE.
WEST DES MOINES
Whether it’s Shakespeare or Stephen King, the West Des Moines Public Library strives to have books by the authors you love. Fiction, mysteries, westerns, fantasy & science fiction, as well as non-fiction titles are available to adults and children. New books are added on a continuing basis. A variety of Storytime’s and special programs for children are offered during the school year, while the Summer Reading Program encourages kids of all ages to keep reading year round!
You are sure to find a park or trail system to suit your needs in West Des Moines. Ice skate in the park during the winter. Run on the trails in the spring. Bring your lunch to the park in the summer. Enjoy the fall colors on the trails in the fall. West Des Moines has more than 65 miles of trail, which connects to a network of more than 550 miles of trail. With plenty of year-round activities, you won’t need to travel far to find recreation.
ICE SKATING | RUN | LUNCH AT THE PARK | TRAILS
FIVE WATERS PROJECTS
Civic Campus Amphitheater that plays host to a variety of performances
Raccoon River Park Boathouse with boat rentals and restrooms
26.2-mile Marathon Loop for those fitness enthusiasts
Raccoon River Greenway project for river access and camping opportunities
Raccoon River Pedestrian Bridge and Great Western Trail Connection for those trail enthusiasts