Bayard is a city located in the County of Guthrie. Bayard is a part of the West Des Moines - Des Moines MSA. The city of Moines has a total area of about 0.6 sq. miles. Tourism is an important part of the local economy. Two important tourist attractions in the vicinity of Bayard are Kruschev in Iowa Trail and Lemonade Ride.
Tourisim provides employment and provides support to the other sectors of the economy to grow in the area.