Jester, Lewis A., Park

Winter Activities at Jester, Lewis A., Park

Snowmobiling
The 5-1/2 mile Lakeshore Trail is open for snowmobiling when snow conditions permit and offers a beautiful ride alongside Saylorville Lake. For an update on trail conditions, call the park ranger at ​515-249-3229.

Cross Country Skiing
At Jester Park you’ll have an opportunity to ski over 3.5 miles of trails. Shelter # 2 will serve as the trailhead. Due to drifting, the majority of trails on the golf course have been closed. Trails will lead skiers through the woods, near Saylorville Lake, and along the edge of the golf course. Rent cross country skis at the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center. Call 515-323-5330 for more information or visit our website: Jester Park Equipment Rental information

Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing can be enjoyed by anyone just about anywhere in Polk County. The only places to avoid snowshoeing are on groomed cross-country ski trails (found at Jester Park and Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt) and golf courses. Rent snowshoes at the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center. For more information call (515) 323-5330 or visit click here to visit the website: Jester Park Equipment Rental information

Locations

Snowmobile  - Trailheads are located off the Lincoln Access road just north of the Mile-Long Bridge and at the Highway 17 bridge near Granger.

Fees

Rental 
If you  don’t have your own cross-country skis or snowshoes, consider renting a pair at the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center. For more information call: (515) 323-5330 or visit their Jester Park Equipment Rental information