Monday, May 13, 2013

Des Moines trail advocate sees bustling green spaces

Written by Perry Beeman
Des Moines Register

Robert G. Riley Jr. wants central Iowa to become the recreational trail capital of North America.

He sees the day when Des Moines’ 1,500-acre Water Works Park — an urban oasis bigger than Central Park in New York City — is far more than a pass-through bike ride, home to an occasional rock concert, and a place to see holiday lights.

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