Directions - Blank Park Zoo

Bookmark and Share Directions

Click here for instructions from your door to the zoo.

Coming from Des Moines? Follow these instructions:

If you are coming from the east or west on Army Post Road:
From Army Post Road turn south onto SW 9th Proceed south just over ¼ of a mile Blank Park Zoo is on your left.

If you are coming from the north on SW 9th:
Stay on SW 9th Proceed south just over ¼ of a mile Blank Park Zoo is on your left.

Using Interstate 35 to get to Des Moines? Follow these instructions:

Coming from the South using interstate 35 north:
Exit on exit # 68 and head east on Hwy 5 to the SW 9th Street exit. At the bottom of the exit turn left onto SW 9th. Take SW 9th to the Zoo on your right and turn right.

Coming from the North using interstate 35 south Exit 35 South at the Interstate 80 East interchange:
Take Interstate 80 East to exit number 141 toward Altoona. Stay on this bypass until you reach the SW 9th street. Exit onto SW 9th Street. Turn north onto SW 9th. Take SW 9th to the Zoo. The Zoo will be on your right.

Using Interstate 80 to get to Des Moines? Follow these instructions:

Coming from the east using interstate 80 West:
Take Interstate 80 to exit number 141 (Highway 65 South) just west of Altoona. Stay on the BYPASS (Highway 65 becomes Highway 5) until you reach SW 9th Street. Exit onto SW 9th Street. Turn north onto SW 9th. Drive approximately 1 mile north.  The Zoo will be on the right side of SW 9th.

Coming from the west using interstate 80 East:
Take Interstate 80 to the Interstate 35 South exit. Head south on 35 as if going to Kansas City. Take Exit # 68. Take Hwy 5 to the SW 9th Street exit. At the bottom of the exit turn left onto SW 9th. Take SW 9th to the Zoo. The Zoo will be on your right.

Click here for a map of greater Des Moines, provided by the Greater Des Moines CVB.

 

Copyright © 2014 Blank Park Zoo. All Rights Reserved.