The High Trestle Trail Public Arts Master Plan is the first step in identifying public art designed to create experiences along the trail that reveal the local culture and supports Ankeny’s hometown feel - turning locals toward the trail as a key community artery as well as a destination for regional trail users. This plan presents strategies and projects that shall connect the residents of Ankeny to the natural resources while enhancing the expression of the hometown feel they highly value. Most importantly community input identified the unique place-making themes that public art can amplify. This authentically expresses Ankeny’s most-loved characteristics. Focused along a key four-mile trail corridor that runs diagonally through the city, this plan is the next step in a series of recent activities aimed at increasing art and cultural amenities in Ankeny while growing Ankeny’s attractive powers for residents and visitors.
View the High Trestle Trail Public Art Master Plan (PDF).
For more information, email Derek Lord of the Economic Development Department, or call 515-965-6430.