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“Nice Walk” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gray's Lake Park

Gray's Lake Park
2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA
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Ranked #6 of 94 things to do in Des Moines
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Noida, India
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“Nice Walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

What a beautiful lake! Clean & tranquil. It has a nice walking trail. The bridge is colorfully lit at night. Beach area is also there to swim. Boat/Bicycle rentals are also available.

Visited September 2013
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“A lovely walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

In a park that is larger than NYC's Central Park. Great to see walkers, runners, bicyclists of all ages round this lake. Free community yoga on Saturdays starts May 25 on the SE section of the lake. 9 am. Join us!

Visited May 2013
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“Lovely walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We really enjoyed our walk in Gray's Lake Park across the bridge, while waiting to catch a film at the Fleur a few blocks away. Loved looking at all of the memorial plaques, and watching the huge fish, trying to decide if they were some sort of giant carp.

Visited April 2013
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Des Moines, Iowa
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“Great Walking Path”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

An excellent place to walk off that big dinner meal! Love the boats and dock, nice seating deck, and a great resreshment stand!

Visited September 2012
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“Perfect little oasis next to Downtown”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I can't say enough positive things about this place. I live downtown so I pop over here about every day. The loop around the lake is well maintained, the bridge adds a really cool feature at night, it is on the major bike tails that go though downtown, it's very clean, and there are plenty of picnic tables and benches. They have awesome events in the summer like the moon floats.

Visited August 2012
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