West Lake - Des Moines real estate is a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Iowa.
West Lake is part of West Des Moines, Iowa, a portion of the city that includes many parks, subdivisions, and shopping outlets.
In the city center, there are attractions for families, entertainment, and nightlife. The Des Moines International Airport, MercyOne Des Moines Hospital, and Des Moines University are some of the major facilities.
Seven different lakes can be accessed from Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. The lakes are encircled by paved walking trails and bordered by well-cut lawns.
Pack a picnic, put on your running shoes, or leash the dog to have a wonderful time by the water.
Raccoon River Park features a large swimming beach, a fishing pier, and a nature trail on Blue Heron Lake.
Walnut Woods State Park on the Racoon River offers facilities for camping, hiking, fishing, and boating.
The Jordan Creek Town Center is an impressive shopping mall, featuring over 150 stores with a cinema, restaurants, and plaza.
Some of Des Moines’s most popular attractions include the Blank Park Zoo, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Des Moines Art Center, Pappajohn Sculpture Park, and Jasper Winery.
West Lake is a fantastic location to raise a family, retire, or take a vacation.