A fast-growing suburb north of Des Moines. Family friendly. Responsive government. 35 miles of trails. Award-winning schools. Safe...
Johnston is another great place if you’re looking to hop on some trails with your friends or your four legged loved one. With over 35 miles of trails, you’ll be able to find any trail that accommodates distance and skill level. The trails in Johnston are also unique when it comes to connections. When on the trails you have the choice to branch off and adventure into one of the other metro cities. Jethro’s BBQ N’ Pork Chop is a BBQ must stop for anyone in the area. Serving up the favorites from other Jethro’s, this Jethro’s has a specialty of pork chops. From stuffed pork chops to mac and cheese pork chops, Jethro’s has reinvented this classic. Johnston also offers a way to get produce and goods without having to deal with the summer heat. May through October you can visit Johnstons’ city hall and shop from local vendors. Homegrown produce is a staple of this farmers market but make sure to check out what else the Johnston farmers market has to offer.
Johnston CRISIS RESOURCES
Johnston Police Department: (515) 278-2345, 6373 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA
- Polk County Resources:
- Sheriff’s Office: 1985 NE 51st Place, Des Moines, IA, 50313
- Administration: (515) 286-3814
- Communications/non-emergency: (515) 286-3333
- Law Enforcement: (515) 286-3306