Parks & Recreation
(located in Clive City Hall)
1900 N.W. 114th St.
Clive, IA 50325-7077
(in season only)
Hours of Operation (Office)
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Clive Parks and Trails
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.
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:
|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.|
Parks and Shelters
Rentable shelters are marked by an *
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 outdoor facilities rental fees. Reservation forms are listed within each rentable shelter description.
*Campbell Recreation Area (12385 Woodlands Parkway)
|Many improvements to the park were completed in 2007. The 34-acre park features three adult softball fields (available for rental), two sand volleyball courts, a basketball court, three tennis courts, new playgound equipment and open space for soccer or football.|
|The park also has an open-air shelter that may be reserved for your family picnic (far left). The shelter is equipped with electrical outlets and two grills. There are eight picnic tables allowing a capacity of 40-50 people. Click here for the shelter reservation form and policies.|
The park also has a gazebo with picnic tables and a grill. Unlike the shelter, the gazebo is not available for rental.
*Country Club Glen Park (16335 Sheridan Ave.)
This 15-acre park is located north of Hickman Road with access to Sheridan from 161st or Berkshire Parkway. It has an open-air shelter that can be reserved for your gathering. It is equipped with electrical outlets, picnic tables and grills, and has a capacity of approximately 40 people.
There is also a great playground, basketball court and soccer fields at this park.
Click here for the shelter reservation form and policies.
George Lundberg Park (1450 NW 78th Street)
|This neighborhood park includes a covered picnic shelter, playground equipment, 1/2 basketball court, and a walking trail for your exercise and enjoyment.|
*Greenbelt Park (10490 Maddox Parkway)
|Clive's Greenbelt Park stretches nearly the entire length of our city and is recognized as a landmark feature of the community. The park encompasses over 290 acres, with 11 miles of trails, a ball field and two playground areas. Wildlife is abundant in this park.|
|The Porter Greenbelt Shelter may be reserved for your family picnic. It is an open-air shelter with room for approximately 50-60 people. It is equipped with electrical outlets, grills and picnic tables. You can access the shelter from 100th Street. Enter near Seven Flags Fitness Center. Click here for the shelter reservation form and policies.||
|Be sure to take a walk on the trails and enjoy all that nature has to offer in this wonderful park. The park is "Distinct by Nature" and is truly one of the jewels of the city.|
Huntington Ridge Park (1400 NW 131st Street)
|This small neighborhood park features a basketball court and playground equipment.|
Karp Park (1500 NW 109th Street)
Secluded neighborhood park includes new play equipment, a shelter, 1/2 basketball court and a trail that connects to the Aquatic Center.
*Linnan Park (8500 Alice Avenue)
This park is just east of 86th Street. Park features include tennis courts, a basketball court, ball field and wading pool. The pool is open June 10-August 2, M-F from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (weather permitting).
|It also has a nice open-air shelter that's available to reserve for your family gatherings. The shelter will accommodate approximately 35-40 people and is equipped with electrical outlets and grills. Click here for the shelter reservation form and policies.|
Lions Park (15880 Wildwood Drive)
|Lions Park is located near the Walnut Creek Little League facility and includes a tennis court, basketball court, play equipment, and a gazebo that was donated by the Clive Lions Club.|
Rio Valley Park (1743 Rio Valley Drive)
|This park is tucked quietly into the neighborhood and includes a nice playground and open space for group games.|
Stonegate Park (15280 Boston Parkway)
|Construction on this four-acre park site was completed in 2007. The park improvements include a small open-air shelter, walking trail, play equipment area, basketball court and a few holes for miniature golf. Bring your clubs!|
Swanson Memorial Park (8641 Swanson Blvd.)
|Swanson Memorial Park is home to one of the oldest homes in Clive. The Clive Historical Society maintains the railroad depot and caboose that are historical attractions to visit in Swanson Memorial Park.|
Visit the Clive Historical Society website for more information.
Walnut Ridge Park (10700 Elmcrest Drive)
|This small neighborhood park includes a tennis court and newly-installed play equipment and landscaping in 2010.|
Wellington Ridge Park (1400 NW 123rd Street)
This small neighborhood park features native grass and wildlflower plantings along with interpretive signs identifying the various plants.
Westview Bend Park (1836 NW 90th Street)
This small neighborhood park which opened in 1988 received new play equipment along with replacement of worn retaining walls, fences and landscaping. City staff and the neighbors worked together to replace the play equipment and spruce up this neighborhood amenity. This work was completed Fall of 2012.
Wildwood Park (15166 Wildwood Drive)
|This four-acre park includes a soccer field, play equipment, basketball court and a roller blading area.|
* Indicates shelters that are rentable/reservable.
Future Park Locations and Amenities
Alice's Road Park Site
The City owns nearly twenty 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.