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Find the best place to take your business at the ISU Research Park!

ISU Research Park is easily accessible, thanks to its central location and proximity to major transportation routes. ISU Research Park is located near I-35 and just off Highway 30. 

Ames’ light traffic and ISU Research Park’s abundant parking make it easy for you and your staff to get to and from the workplace. There are also a number of running and bike trails throughout the city for those who prefer the environmentally-friendly commute. 

The Ames Municipal Airport is adjacent to ISU Research Park, while Des Moines International is just a half-hour away. 

The Research Park’s convenient location helps facilitate site visits, shipping/distribution and everyday work schedules. 

For out-of-town visitors such as investors, partners, and potential hires, there are a number of accommodations available. Overnight lodging near ISU Research Park includes: 

Public transportation is available with CyRide, the local Ames bus system which offers hybrid buses and solar panel charging stations.

Immediately nearby ISU Research Park are several options for dining and everyday needs:

Get directions to ISU Research Park

From the South (Des Moines):
I-35 North to HWY 30 West
Take US-30 W (Exit 111B) towards Ames/ISU 
Exit at University Blvd 
Go left (South) on University Blvd 
Drive South on University Blvd, through the roundabout, continuing South through 2 additional roundabouts
Facility is located on your left 

From the North (Minneapolis): 
1-35 South to HWY 30 West
Take US-30 W (Exit 111B) towards Ames/ISU
Exit at University Blvd 
Go left (South) on University Blvd 
Drive South on University Blvd, through the roundabout, continuing South through 2 additional roundabouts 
Facility is located on your left 

From the East (Marshalltown/Cedar Rapids):
US-30 W to Ames/ISU 
Continue West on US HWY 30 to University Blvd exit 
Drive South on University Blvd, through the roundabout, continuing South through 2 additional roundabouts 
Facility is located on your left 

From the West (Boone): 
US-30 E to University Blvd exit 
Turn right (South) on University Blvd 
Drive South on University Blvd, through the roundabout, continuing South through 2 additional roundabouts 
Facility is located on your left 


ISURP Map