Granger, Iowa offers small town charm with excellent recreation opportunities and easy access to shopping, theaters and restaurants. Being the vibrant community it is, Granger also has several scheduled activities throughout the year and city leaders that are continually on the lookout for activities and services that will benefit the community. One attraction to visit is the High Trestle Trail that begins just 10 minutes away and extends 25 miles through wooded river valleys and across the Des Moines river. The Jester Equestrian Center offers dozens of trail ready horses for novice and expert riders alike and miles of guided and self-guided trails, as well as camping and events held throughout the year.
During the summer, you can catch baseball games, enjoy a lemonade social at the library, grab a frozen treat from the ice cream truck or spend a day at the Jester Golf and Country Club. In September, celebrate with the Granger community at Granger Days. During this fun-filled event you can catch a parade, take part in a bean bag tournament, run the annual Undie Run and enjoy good food and great music. For more events around Granger, as well as information on living and working in the city, check out the City of Granger website.
Granger also offers a convenient location to top Des Moines Metro area events and attractions like the Greater Des Moines Civic Center, the Iowa Cubs , the Science Center of Iowa , the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market. For additional information, check out the Catch Des Moines website which includes events and entertainment around Granger and the Des Moines Metro area.
Greater Des Moines Civic Center