Polk County Conservation

Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Rentals at Jester Park

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Skis and snowshoes will only be rented if there is at least 4 inches of snow on the ground.

Snowshoe, cross-country skis, boots and poles are available for rental at Jester Park at the Polk County Conservation office.

Equipment can be reserved in advance by calling (515) 323-5339 at Jester Park during normal business hours:

Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • Snowshoes: $10/day
  • Cross-Country Skis, Boots & Poles: $10/day

Cross-Country Ski Rentals

Cross-country ski rentals are available at Jester Park at the Polk County Conservation admin office. Cross-country skis are sized mainly for adults.

Skis and snowshoes will only be rented if there is at least 4 inches of snow on the ground.

Hours and Rates
  • Equipment can be reserved in advance by calling (515) 323-5339
  • Equipment must be picked up and dropped off at Jester Park during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Skis, boots, poles: $10/day

Trail Conditions

Trail conditions can be found on the Des Moines Nordic Club's Facebook page

Rentals Also Available

Cross-country Ski rentals are also available from the following local stores:

Snowshoe Rentals

Snowshoe rentals are available at Jester Park at the Polk County Conservation admin office. The snowshoes are sized for kids and adults, with a weight range of 40-250 pounds.  

Skis and snowshoes will only be rented if there is at least 4 inches of snow on the ground.

Hours and Rates
  • Equipment can be reserved in advance by calling (515) 323-5339
  • Equipment must be picked up and dropped off at Jester Park during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Snowshoe Rental (snowshoes only): $10/day

Rentals Also Available

Snowshoe rentals are also available from the following:

Des Moines Parks and Recreation | Snowshoes are located at the Richard A Clark Municipal Service Center. 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50317. For more information, please call 515-248-6369.

Contact Us

Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354
pccb_info@polkcountyiowa.gov

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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