Ankeny is north of the metropolitan area it has one of the areas fastest growing housing markets.   Many successful businesses have settled in Ankeny, attracted by its highly skilled and educated workforce. Residents have great opportunities to work a short distance from their homes. A half hour drive to Iowa State University and compute to downtown Des Moines puts this community in a great location. Here are some highlights to share.

Parks and Rec Programs

Unique Park Finds

  • Skate Park |1400 NW Prairie Ridge Drive
  • Disc Golf Course| 300 NE Frisk Drive
  • Dog Park |1155 SW Ankeny Rd
  • Otter Creek Golf Course | 4100 Ne Otter Creek Drive | 515-965-6464

Otter Creek Golf Course– Link style golf, clubhouse, dinning, events and wedding venue.

 Culture Finds

Dinning / Lodging / Retail– Plenty of restaurants of all styles and price points cater to residents and visitors, and there is a large selection of hotels and inns serving the city. Shopping includes local boutiques and familiar high-end stores.

City of Ankeny Website

Chamber of Commerce Website


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