US 65IA 5
Purple Heart Highway
Des Moines area, IA

This exit list runs counterclockwise from the interchange of I-35 and IA 5 to the interchange of I-80 and US 65. Because two different sets of exit numbers are used, this list shows the mileage from the interchange of I-35 and IA 5 (rounded to the nearest half-mile) in addition to the posted exit numbers. Exit numbering descends along IA 5 but then ascends along US 65 because they run in opposite directions.

Linked routes (click on the appropriate shield): I-35, IA 163, I-80

Mileage/
exit number
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Points of interest and notes
SOUTH
IA 5
END
IA 5
SPEED LIMIT 65
(0)
 
LEFT LANES:
I-35NORTH
Minneapolis

RIGHT LANE:
I-35SOUTH
Kansas City
 
102
(1.5)
SE 35th Street (West Des Moines)
Walnut Woods State Park
 
101
(2.5)
Veterans Parkway (West Des Moines)
Brown's Woods Preserve
99
(5)
IA 28
Norwalk
Martensdale
West Des Moines
Historic Valley Junction
(6.5)
POLK COUNTY
WARREN COUNTY
97
(7)
County Road R57
Fleur Drive
Des Moines International Airport
Iowa Center for Higher Education,
132nd Wing Air National Guard
96
(8)
County Road R63
SW 9th Street (Des Moines)
Blank Park Zoo,
Fort Des Moines Museum
NORTH
IA 5
70A
(11)
US 65US 69SOUTH
Indianola

(EXPRESSWAY)
National Balloon Museum
Simpson College
70B
(11)
US 69NORTH
Des Moines
 
 NORTH 
US 65
 SOUTH 
IA 5
 SOUTH 
US 65
 NORTH 
IA 5
(12)
WARREN COUNTY
POLK COUNTY
72
(13.5)
IA 5SOUTH
Carlisle

(EXPRESSWAY)
Knoxville
NORTH
US 65
73
(14.5)
Army Post Road (Des Moines)
SE 64th Avenue (Carlisle)
Easter Lake
(17.5)
Des Moines River
77
(18)
SE Vandalia Road
Pleasant Hill Boulevard

(Pleasant Hill)
Runnells
Yellow Banks Park
79
(20)
IA 163
East University Avenue (Des Moines)
Pleasant Hill

(EXPRESSWAY)
Prairie City
State Fairgrounds
83
(23.5)
US 6
Hubbell Avenue (Des Moines)
Altoona
Adventureland Resort,
Prairie Meadows Horse Racing and Casino
84
(24.5)
LEFT LANES:
I-80WEST
Council Bluffs

RIGHT LANE:
 EAST 
I-80
 NORTH 
US 65
Davenport
   
SOUTH
US 65
SPEED LIMIT 65
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Points of interest and notes

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