Parks Department

Maps and Reservations


The City of Johnston has great parks and more than 40 miles of trails to explore. Area maps are available online (PDF) as well as at Johnston City Hall, the Johnston Public Library, and Crown Point Community Center.

Check out the regional bike trails map (PDF)!

Park facility and shelter reservations can be made by contacting Brenda Smith through email or by calling 515-727-8091.

Click here (PDF) to make a donation to the Parks Department.

Park Advisory Board and Tree Board


The Johnston Park Advisory Board works year-round to ensure area parks are updated and maintained to the standards expected by Johnston families.

The Tree Board meets every other month during the year to support the city's Tree City designation.


Johnston Senior Center


Information regarding meals and activities taking place at the Senior Center at Crown Point is available.