The City of Ankeny has numerous developed parks and greenspaces for residents and visitors to enjoy. Learn more about each location by clicking on an icon in the map below. Or you can access the complete list below the map as well. Use the + and - buttons in the map to zoom in and out.
Looking for parks with basketball hoops or fishing ponds? Use the amenities drop down menu to filter the results. Use the category drop down to quickly locate both of Ankeny's aquatic centers, dog park and skate park!
Some park shelters may be rented and some are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Rental facilities may be reserved online at www.ankenyiowa.gov/register. Fees range from $30 per day to $50 per day, depending on the park.
For information about Ankeny's 90 miles of paved trails, please download a copy of our Trail Map (PDF), to help you explore.
Interested in fishing? Download this map of Ankeny Fishing Holes.
Carney Marsh Nature PreserveAmenities:
- Parking Lot
- Walking/Biking Trails
A great place for cyclists to hop on the Gay Lea Wilson trail, park your car and visit the Carney Marsh Nature Preserve at 580 SE 54th St.