Polk County Equestrian Center

Busy Barn = Limited Parking! TRAIL RIDERS/HIKERS, PLEASE READ!

The Jester Park Equestrian Center is gearing up for a few busy weekends at the center. Coming up on Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd we will have golden retrievers taking over the equestrian center for the Des Moines Golden Retriever Fall Agility trials. Then in October from the 18th through the 20th the Des Moines Obedience Club will be hosting their fall trials.

During these events, our parking will likely be at capacity and extremely limited.

We kindly ask that if you are a local visitor, to please limit your visits on these dates unless you are visiting with the express purpose to enjoy the event.

If you are a trail rider with their own horses and trailer looking to haul in and ride the Jester Park trails, PLEASE DO NOT PLAN TO UNLOAD AT THE EQUESTRIAN CENTER. 

HORSE TRAILERS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARK AT THE EQUESTRIAN CENTER ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: 

  • September 20th
  • September 21st
  • September 22nd
  • October 18th
  • October 19th
  • October 20th

IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO RIDE ON THE TRAILS, PLEASE PLAN TO PARK AT LINCOLN BOAT RAMP PARKING TO ACCESS THE TRAIL SYSTEM. 

Below is a map of where this parking lot is located and the access point to the trails. If you need directions, here is a link to the 'pin drop' on google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/Adi95eyX7sbNJGML7

Lincoln Access Trail Access

Thank you for understanding, and give us a call at 515-999-2818 or email at JPEC_info@polkcountyiowa.gov if you have questions or concerns. 

Contact Us

Jester Park Equestrian Center
11171 NW 103 Court
Granger, IA 50109

JPEC_info@polkcountyiowa.gov
P: (515) 999-2818
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Sunday  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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