The City of Norwalk has a variety of parks for residents and visitors. We manage 285 acres of parkland ranging in size from 1 acre to 40 acres park. Our parks offer a variety of activities such as relaxing in nature, walking, running, fishing, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, disc golf, shuffleboard, pickle ball, swimming, skate boarding, playground equipment and Iowa's first challenge course.

Please click on each park link listed on the left of the page to get more information on each park including amenities and location.

The Norwalk city ordinance does not allow any alcohol or tobacco in any of our city parks or sports complex.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Please Enjoy our Parks!!

Bike Trails
The City maintains 11.26 miles of linear recreational trails. Trails are both on and off street. The most recent addition to our trail system goes through Warrior Park to the Orchard Hills Elementary School.

For more information on Norwalk's trails click here.

Park Shelter Reservations
Park shelter houses may be reserved starting the first business day of the new year.  They are available any day of the week during the hours of 8:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Shelter houses available for rent:

  • Billy O. Phillips Park shelter house
  • City Park shelter house
  • Warrior Park shelter house
  • Windflower shelter house

To check availability and reserve a shelter online click here.