Picnic and Play at Kirn Park in Council Bluffs

There is no shortage on parks in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Each one offers its own unique features and reasons to visit, something our family does quite often. Situated at the top of a hill on High School Avenue, Kirn Park and Kirn Field were once the site of the city’s first high school. To this day it still sees teams hitting the field and kids hitting the playground.

Play at Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
At Kirn Park you will find a nice playground with plenty of things for the kids to do. A jungle gym, monkey bars, slides, swings, and digging toys with a gorgeous view!
Playground at Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
After playing you can enjoy lunch or dinner on one of the picnic tables. Bonus points for coverage in case of rain, and a grill for cooking!
Picnic at Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
A drinking fountain, trashcans, and a port-a-potty are also available for use.
What Does Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa Have?
Restrooms at Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
The track around Kirn Field is still there and usable. Several people were walking and running around it while we were there playing. As well as several different soccer teams starting practice on the field.
Track at Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Field at Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
I’m not sure how many and what types of games are played at Kirn Park, but the bleachers are still there and in decent condition. A plaque hanging at the entrance takes you back in time with a date of 1936! 
Bleachers at Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Where is Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa
Plan a visit to Kirn Park in Council Bluff, and enjoy a location with history while you are having some fun!
History of Old Kirn Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa

 

 



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *