Best Amusement Parks in Des Moines

Expert recommended Top 3 Amusement Parks in Des Moines, Iowa. All of our amusement parks actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


255 S 81st Street, West Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 50265 Directions

Since 2007

Here’s The Deal:
Valley View Aquatic Center is one of the best water work aquatic kingdoms of the community. It has a motto to obeys the client is their most valuable asset, so client cooperation is their prime decision. Valley View Aquatic Center's fairness in their trade means reliable cash handling and proper tools and record controls and doing what is best. The outdoor complex highlights a leisure pool with four slides, sprays, a piece of 10-lane lap equipment, and a lazy river. Their passes are sold per family; individual photo ID cards are needed for each family member who wishes to have a pass. Valley View is available for exclusive party rentals."

Lazy River, Zero Depth Entry Pool, Water Slides, Wave Pool, Leisure Pool, Wave Slides, Kids Fun Area & Sprayground

Price: Under 3 Years Old - Free
3-12 Years Old - $6
13 Years and Older - $9
Senior Citizens (55+) - $7
Family Night - $15/family

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Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm|
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 12:00 ppm - 6:00 pm

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3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, Des Moines, IA 50009 Directions

Since 1974

Here’s The Deal:
Adventureland Park is a full-service amusement park, water park, resort, and campground convenience found east of Des Moines, Iowa. It is a family-owned and managed theme park with many fond thoughts for families over the last 40 plus years. It has over 100 drives, shows, and tendencies, including some of the country's most thrilling roller coasters and thrill drives that can challenge the most avid amusement park fans. They also have plenty of trips for less adventurous visitors, including great water trips, as well as a complete balance of children's rides scattered throughout the park. Adventureland presents a full collection of shows in the park from exciting circus actions, and magic shows to live music and juggling; there's always something to suit everyone's taste, only the most fun you will have all year. Admission includes all trips, exhibits, and attractions at Adventureland Park, including Adventure Bay water park (climate allowing). 12.1 miles from the city of Des Moines."

A-Train, Balloon Race, Bermuda Quadrangle, Breaker Beach Wavepool, Caribbean Cruiser, Carousel, Chuckwagon, Convoy, Der Flinger, Dragon, Falling Star, Frantic Freeway, Frog Hopper, G-Force, Galleon, Giant Sky Wheel, Hampton Cars, Heron Harbor, Junior Jockeys, Kokomo Kove, Infant Ocean, Lady Bugs, Lady Luck, Lighthouse, The Monster & Outlaw

Price: Single Day:
Regular Ages 10-64 - $48
Child or Senior Ages 4-9 or 65+ - $43
Ages 3 and Under - Free

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