5 Helpful / 0 Not
Needs a map
Pros: - Great restroom and facilities near the beginning of the course. Ample picnic tables to rest at
- Two tees and two pin positions for each hole.
- Alternates between wooded and open quite well.
- Practice basket.
Cons: - Quite a few missing signs.
- Heavy rough in some areas can be tough to find a disc in.
- This is a very large park and the disc golf course utilizes all of it. Expect long walks between holes and also expect to not always know where you're going. If a local could draw up arrows that point you from the basket towards the next hole or for Y intersections where you aren't sure which path to take this would be a much better course.
Other Thoughts: - It's a scenic course with dedicated land for disc golfers that presents plenty of challenges but the navigational issues take this from an excellent course to merely a very good one.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 7 Not
Pros: This is a fun course with lots of obstacles for players. Some open holes with some back through the challenging woods. Make sure to keep an eye on the disc so you do not loose them. Must play course.
Cons: Its Iowa, so in the winter time like most Mid-west states its a tough one to play.
Other Thoughts: Definitely put it on the must do list.
1 of 8 people found this review helpful.
4 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: Challening course with all types of shots required, very good amenities, pop machines on site, well groomed, exellent mix of wooded and "park setting" holes.
Cons: Thick brush off the fairways, closes early in fall and opens late in spring.
Other Thoughts: It's a "must play" during a visit to Des Moines.
4 of 7 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: Beutifaly laid out course! great eleavation changes and a combonation of Lefts and Rights along with tight holes and open holes!
Cons: nothing really to complain about
Other Thoughts: Play it!
1 of 7 people found this review helpful.
3 Helpful / 5 Not
best course in Des Moines
Pros: Variety of shots, multiple pins, elevation changes, lots of lefty dream holes--but not too many to deter our righty buds from disliking this gem.
Cons: Park gate closes during winter months. You can still park at the gate and walk into the park, (maybe 1/4 mile) best to start on hole 8, the first hole you'll see. walking in.
Other Thoughts: This is a must play if you're traveling through Iowa.
3 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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