George and Myrtle Trindle and family donated 24.57 acres of land to be used for no other purpose than as a public park. A beautiful property, Trindle Park overlooks the city of Van Meter and provides a view of several miles.
There are two open shelters that can be rented for a small fee. No deposit is required.
Trindle Park and the shelters can be reserved seasonally, May 1 through October 31, from 8:00am to 10:00pm. They may be used in November and April from 8:00 to 5:00pm, weather permitting, but no reservations will be accepted and the restrooms will remain closed. Call 515-465-3577 to make reservations.
The entry gate will remain closed December through March.
TRINDLE PARK CAPACITY COST AMENITIES
No. 1 50 $20/day Close to restrooms & playground. Electrical outlets,
No. 2 50 $20/day Beautiful view, no electricity
3555 Richland Circle
Van Meter, Iowa 50261
Located in the southeast corner of Van Meter. Take exit 113 off I-80. Go south on County Road R16. Follow R16 south along the east edge of Van Meter (bear left at the "T" intersection) and watch for the junction with Richland Circle. Turn right on Richland Circle. The entrance to the park will be on the right.