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Court Locations

Street Address: 

U.S. District Courthouse
123 East Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Mailing Address: 

U.S. District Court
Southern District of Iowa
123 East Walnut Street
Suite 300
Des Moines, IA 50309

Parking

Do not park in the restricted areas around the Courthouse. Parking meters are available on all streets surrounding the Courthouse. It takes approximately $4.50 in quarters for a ten-hour day. There are ten-hour meters located on the Court Avenue Bridge, Walnut Street Bridge, East Walnut Street, and East Third Street.

Directions

From South:

  1. Drive north on I-35.
  2. Keep right and merge onto I-235 East
  3. Exit I-235 at the East Sixth Street Exit
  4. Turn right onto East Sixth Street.
  5. Follow East Sixth Street and then take right on Walnut Street.
  6. Courthouse will be on the left.

From North:

  1. Drive south on I-35.
  2. Keep left and I-35 becomes I-235.
  3. Exit I-235 at the East Sixth Street Exit.
  4. Turn left onto East Sixth Street.
  5. Follow East Sixth Street and then take a right onto Walnut Street.
  6. Courthouse will be on the left.

From West:

  1. Drive east on I-80.
  2. Keep left as I-80 becomes I-235.
  3. Follow I-235 and take the East Sixth Street Exit.
  4. Turn right onto East Sixth Street.
  5. Follow East Sixth Street and then take a right onto Walnut Street.
  6. Courthouse will be on the left.

From East:

  1. Drive west on I-80.
  2. Keep left and merge onto I-235.
  3. Follow I-235 and take the East Sixth Street Exit.
  4. Turn left onto East Sixth Street.
  5. Follow East Sixth Street and then take a right onto Walnut Street.
  6. Courthouse will be on the left.