Get Around


The Downtown Des Moines skywalks provide a convenient and easy way to get around no matter the season. The skywalk network system is nearly four miles long and connects individuals to businesses, restaurants, shopping, hotels and more.

Skywalk Updates 2016-2017

Downtown Des Moines Skywalk Updates

Click on map to view or download a PDF

Maps to Convention Center Area via 4 exit points

Exiting the Skywalk at Renaissance Savery (ADA accessible)

Exiting the Skywalk at Wellmark YMCA (ADA accessible)

Exiting the Skywalk inside 5th Ave and Watson Powell Jr Way parking garage (ADA accessible)

Exiting the Skywalk after 5th Ave and Watson Powell Jr Way parking garage 

Skywalk DSM App for Apple and Android

Skywalk App

Skywalk DSM will help you navigate through the skywalks of Downtown Des Moines with only your phone in hand. The app is updated for closures and detours in real time. Download the app on Apple or Android devices now. 

Download the Skywalk DSM app in the Apple StoreGet the Skywalk DSM app in the Google Play store