Parks

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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.

Miracle Park All-Inclusive Playground is Ankeny’s largest playground with more than 14,000 square feet of fun. The playground features double wide ramps going more than nine feet high and various play amenities that youth with and without special needs can enjoy. Roller Tables, Sway Fun Gliders, Sensory Play Center, and an Omni Spinner are all components to enjoy. All play accessories are at wheelchair transfer height, making it easy to move a wheelchair in and out of or transferring from a wheelchair to the play feature. The playground also features a rubberized, latex-free surface. This “all-inclusive” park encourages able-bodied participants to interact and play with their friends who may have challenges.  

Rental Information

The north shelter at this location is available for private rental. Make reservations online. Shelters can only be reserved between April 7 and Oct. 7. Reservations cannot be made more than six months in advance. Reservations submitted 72 hours or less before the reservation date will not be accepted.

RESIDENT FEE NON-RESIDENT FEE
$30 $40

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