GREATER DES MOINES SKYWALKS

Climate-controlled. Four miles. Downtown Des Moines. Catch the ease of using the connected skywalk system. Find your way to hotelsRestaurantsShopping. Meeting facilities. And more.

Download the new Downtown Skywalk Detour Navigation App:

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SkywalkDSM features a detailed map to help you navigate Des Moines' skywalk.

It includes real-time construction and closure updates as well as detour routes so that you can get where you need to go!

 

 

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Downtown Skywalk Detour Navigation Map  

3 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW 
#1. Areas of our skywalk system are closed because we are building a new, 330-room convention center hotel. Come back and check it out in 2018!

#2. If you are headed to the Convention Center/Arena, exit points 1-4 will get you there.

#3. Lean on locals. If you have questions, stop someone passing by!

 

IMPORTANT INFO TO NOTE 
  • Exit Points 1, 2 and 3 are ADA accessible
  • Closest elevator to Exit Point 4 is at Exit Point 3
 
WALKING DISTANCE/DIRECTIONS
Exit Point 1
3.5 blocks to the Convention Center/Arena
Once at street level, head East on Grand Avenue. Turn left/North on 4th Street and proceed 3 blocks to the Convention Center/Arena

Exit Point 2
4 blocks to the Convention Center/Arena
Once at street level, head East on Grand Avenue. Turn left/North on 4th Street and proceed 3 blocks to the Convention Center/Arena

Exit Point 3
3.5 blocks to the Convention Center/Arena
Once at street level, exit parking garage onto 5th Avenue. Turn right/North on 5th Avenue. Turn right/East on Watson Powell Jr Way. Then turn left/North on 4th Street and proceed 1 block to the Convention Center/Arena

Exit Point 4
3 blocks to the Convention Center/Arena
Once at street level, head East on Waston Powell Jr Way. Then turn left/North on 4th Street and proceed 1 block to the Convention Center/Arena 

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** Downtown Skywalk Detours and access to the Des Moines Skywalk App will be begin December 7, 2015 Signage with detour information will be displayed in the skywalks.

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