Best Things To Do in Ankeny, Iowa

Whether you're visiting Ankeny for a few days or are a localite, Ankeny is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Ankeny. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Ankeny. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Ankeny. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Ankeny keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Ankeny listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Ankeny which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Ankeny will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Ankeny recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Ankeny

Here is the list of things to do in Ankeny and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Crestbruck Park Image
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    Address: NE Crestmoor Pl

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    Sarah Ellsworth

    Nice large park. Small splash pad and two playgrounds. A lot of open grassy area. Picnic tables and grills. Bike trail around o...

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  2. Carney Marsh Nature Preserve Image
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    Address: 580 SE 54th St, Ankeny, IA 50021, USA

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    Spole17 2007

    A very nice area to park with trail. It's a shame people tend to discard their trash here frequently. Happens so frequently the...

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  3. Otter Creek Golf Course Image
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    Steven Sines

    Nice golf course & the help was great. I will definitely come back here.

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  4. Westside Park Image
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    Address: 599 Sw State St

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    Matthew Steven

    Nice place to take kids and dogs. Wide open spaces. Never crowded. We visit there frequently

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  5. Ankeny Presbyterian Church Image
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    Address: 317 SE Trilein Dr

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    Chad Wagener

    Very warm and caring family oriented church

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  6. Diamond Hills Greenbelt Image
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    Address: SW Polk City Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021, USA

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    Daniel Hall

    Great scenic bike trails

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  7. Sawgrass Park Image
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    Address: 2300 SW 36th St, Ankeny, IA 50023, USA

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    Eric Jacobson

    Very nice park, with an awesome play ground. They have a very nice observation deck overlooking the retention pond.

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  8. Ashland Meadows Park Image
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    Address: NW Park Meadows Drive

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    Matthew Steven

    Nice park with wide open spaces. Fun place to take dogs or kids

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  9. Ankeny Dog Park

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    Address: SW Ankeny Rd, Ankeny, IA 50023, USA

    If you are longing to enjoy a few hours with your loving pet, then you can certainly plan to go to the Ankeny Dog Park. For both small and large dogs, this park is good. The whole area is large and you will find it suitably fenced so that the dogs can run and play here safely. You can unleash your dog here and enjoy its antics. Clean open areas,...Read more