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West Market Park

Platted into the original plan of Pella and located two blocks west of the square on Franklin Street, West Market Park is a major gathering place for family reunions and picnics. This park was originally designated as a market center for area farmers to sell their produce — thus the name West Market. Amongst the mature trees and expansive open space you will find three shelter houses, picnic tables, restroom facilities, a butterfly garden, and the park’s biggest attraction — a large wooden playground that accommodates all age groups. After being designed by the town’s children, it was built by community volunteers in just five days in 1992.


Category: Free, Recreation


1008 Liberty St.
Pella, IA 50219

West Market Park photo

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