Parks and Trails

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Welcome to the beautiful parks in Clive. Visit the Greenbelt Park and Trail from your nearby neighborhood connection or one of the seven trail heads with parking for your vehicle. Take a stroll, ride your bike, jog, dust off those rollerblades and enjoy all the natural scenery that's abundant in most of the 297 acres of this premier park in our City.

Click here to view the Parks and Trails Map brochure.



Parks and Shelters

Campbell Recreation Area has a shelter, sand volleyball courts and ball fields available for rental. Country Club Glen, Linnan and Porter Greenbelt shelters are also available to rent for your family picnic or other gathering. All the shelters are open-air shelters. Click here for indoor and outdoor facilities rental fees. Reservation forms are listed within each rentable shelter description.

Parks w/ Rentable Shelters

Future Park Locations and Amenities

  • Alice's Road Park Site
    • The City owns nearly 20 acres along the west side of Alice's Road just north of Little Walnut Creek. Plans will be developed in the coming years for amenities for this new park.
  • Alice's Road Greenbelt Trail
    • With the assistance of grant funds from the Iowa Department of Transportation State Recreational Trails Fund, the trail and bridge have been completed.
  • Greenbelt Addition West of Alice's Road
    • With the assistance of REAP grant funds, the City purchased 53 acres along Little Walnut Creek.

Greenbelt Trail

The Greenbelt Trail, including all of the connections to nearby neighborhoods, provides for a paved surface 11.3 miles in length.  Motor vehicles are not allowed on trails, except for powered wheelchairs and scooters for the disabled. Fires are restricted to the grills provided at shelters. Dogs and cats must be on a leash. It is illegal to remove any plant or wild animal from any park.

Key points and distances are:

  • 73rd Street to 86th Street - 1.05 miles
  • 86th Street to 100th Street - 1.48 miles
  • 100th Street to 114th Street - 1.16 miles
  • 114th Street to 128th Street - 1.02 miles
  • 128th Street to Country Club Blvd. - .78 miles
  • Country Club to 142nd Street (on street route) - .75 miles
  • 142nd Street to 156th Street - 1.36 miles
  • 156th Street to Lions Park - .32 miles

The Raccoon River Valley Trail in Clive is 2.6 miles in length.  All of the Clive Parks are open from 5:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. Trail hours are from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Motor vehicles must remain on established roads, driveways and parking areas.

Greenbelt Trail with Bikers

Greenbelt Trail Bridge

Greenbelt Trail in the Fall

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