1858 7th Avenue Court 
James Alan McPherson Park
James Alan McPherson Park

2.3 acres 

Acquired in 1951. Formerly Creekside Park.


  • Playground (Engineered wood fiber surface)
  • Picnic Shelter (1)
  • Rectangular Picnic Tables
  • Grills
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Restrooms
  • Basketball Court
  • Softball/Baseball Recreation Field
  • Community Orchard
  • Trail (paved)
  • Open Space
  • Paved parking spaces (7th Ave Ct.)

Check out the future plans for the park on our Master Plan page.

Accessibility Notes: The play area was designed with features for all abilities, including ramped access to the primary play structure, tactile features, and a molded seat/belted swing. Engineered wood fiber is an ADA-approved playground surfacing material for mobility and impact attenuation. ADA-compliant pathways provide access throughout the park and to park amenities. Restrooms were constructed to ADA compliance. ADA curb ramp access provided from designated parking and at the Muscatine Ave. entrance.