Practice Your Climbing Skills for Free at Cohen Park
After a long wait, the city of Des Moines has finally finished and opened Cohen Park. This is a unique park located near downtown Des Moines that offers new amenities for families. It is not your typical park with a playground. Family activities include boulder climbing and an interactive ball wall. Take a look at all the details below.
Cohen Park is located at 1000 Scott Avenue. South of the East Village in Des Moines.
Basic Park Details
Type: Places to climb, Places to play ball
Shade: None, very sunny
Playground: Three large boulders to climb on
Trails: One paved walking loop
Water: A historic functioning horse water trough from 1908, with no water to play in.
Official website: https://www.dsm.city/business_detail_T6_R33.php
- Half basketball court
- Three high-end boulders
- Interactive Ball Wall that is electronic: Sutu wall https://app.yalp.com/explore/
- Wood chips
- Street Parking
Overall this is a fantastic park for teenagers or adults. The boulders are similar to ones you would find at a climbing gym that would require a membership.