Four Mile Creek Greenbelt

Four mile

This 102-acre wildlife area on Four Mile Creek is a half-mile south of Berwick. The Greenbelt is an ideal location to hike, fish, mushroom hunt, and bird watch. Parking access on NE 54th Avenue offers access to hikers wishing to explore this undeveloped area


NE 38th St. & NE 54th Ave., Berwick


Four Mile Creek Greenbelt parking

3769 NE 54th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50317 

Operating Hours & Seasons

  • Summer Hours (April 1 -October 31) | 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    • The north side of Easter Lake Park is open sunrise to sunset year-round.
    • Fort Des Moines Park is open 8 a.m. to sunset year-round.
  • Winter Hours (November 1 - March 31) | Sunrise to sunset


Many exciting park and trail improvements are happening in Polk County thanks in part to the Polk County Water and Land Legacy bond referendum that was supported by voters in November of 2012. This may result in closed recreation areas due to construction. We encourage the public to stay involved and updated on these improvements by regularly visiting our website at the following link: Bond Project Updates