The Lauridsen Skatepark is set to be one of the largest open skateparks in the nation.

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The Lauridsen Skatepark is set to be one of the largest open parks in the nation. The skatepark will be centrally located at the north end of the Principal Riverwalk next to the Des Moines River. At more than 88,000 square feet of skate-able terrain, the design consists of 3 main areas: the lower plaza/pedestrian walk, the main plaza and the snake run, bowl and pool. The entire skatepark was heavily influenced by the existing topography of the land and the water table.

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Des Moines’ new skate park will now be the largest in the United States

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Des Moines’ new skate park will now be the largest in the United States

The new skate park along the Des Moines River will now be the largest in the United States. The final design of the Lauridsen Skatepark puts its at 88,000 square feet of skate-able surface. It beats out the Spring Skatepark in Houston, which is 10,000 square feet smaller than plans for the park in Des… Read more »

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