Dallas County Offices will be closed Thursday November 23rd and Friday November 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday



Trindle Park

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3555 Richland Circle, Van Meter

Picnic Tables  Picnic Shelter  Restrooms Playground

Trindle ParkIn 1973, the Dallas County Conservation Board purchased 24.57 acres of land from the George and Myrtle Trindle estate with the land to be used as a public park. A beautiful property, Trindle Park overlooks the city of Van Meter and provides a view for several miles.

There are two open shelters that can be rented for a small fee. No deposit is required.

Trindle Park shelters can be reserved seasonally, May 1 through October 31, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. They may be used in November and in April from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weather permitting, but no reservations will be accepted and the restrooms will remain closed.

Trindle Park Shelter Capacity Cost Amenities
Trindle Park Shelter 1 No. 1       50


Close to restrooms & play equipment
Electrical outlets, no lights
Trindle Park Shelter 2 No. 2       50


Beautiful view
No electricity

The entry gate will remain closed from December through March.

Trindle Park arrowhead signDirections:

Trindle Park
3555 Richland Circle
Van Meter, Iowa

Located in the southeast corner of Van Meter. Take exit 113 off I-80. Go south on County Road R16. Follow R16 south along the east edge of Van Meter (bear left at the “T” intersection) and watch for the junction with Richland Circle. Turn right on Richland Circle and the entrance to the park will be on the right.

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Dallas County Conservation Board 
14581 K Ave. 
Perry, Iowa 50220 
FAX 515-465-3579
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm