Iowa Rock Climbing Walls & Climbing Gyms

Directory of Rock Climbing Walls and Climbing Gyms Located in Iowa.

Rock Climbing in Iowa


Lied Recreation Athletic Center

Lied Recreation Athletic Center at Iowa State University features an indoor 1,100 sq. ft. climbing wall.

(515) 294-4980

Iowa State University 2220 State Gym Ames, IA 50011

Cedar Falls

University of Northern Iowa Wellness and Recreation Center

University of Northern Iowa Wellness and Recreation Center features a 38.5 ft vertical climbing wall that is currently the largest indoor climbing wall on a college campus in the upper Midwest. The wall area is unique in design as it is visually accessible from multiple areas of the WRC and is the center piece of the facility. Visitors will find (11) belay stations, over 3000 hand/ foot holds and a low bouldering area.

(319) 273-6275

WRC101 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0201


Maharishi University of Management Recreation Center

Maharishi University of Management Recreation Center features and indoor climbing and bouldering wall.

(641) 472-7000

Maharishi University of Management Fairfield, IA 52557


Climb Iowa Climbibg Gym

Climb Iowa Climbibg Gym offers over 10,000 square feet of top rope, boulder, and lead climbing. The wall features cracks, arêtes, lay-backs, detached flakes, overhanging, vertical and slab terrain. Clim Iowa also offers fitness equipment and yoga classes.

(515) 986-2565

3605 SE Miehe Dr. Grimes, IA 50111

Iowa City

University of Iowa Recreation Center

University of Iowa Recreation Center features an indoor 52 ½ foot climbing wall.

(319) 335-9293

Southwest corner of Burlington and Madison Streets University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Wall-Nut Creek Climbing Gym

Wall-Nut Creek’s 3,900 square feet of climbing wall is housed in a 130 year old dairy barn. With 3 separate bouldering rooms up to 15 ft. and a large rope area up to 30 feet tall there is more than enough climbing to keep any climber busy.

(515) 460-4121

27563 530th Ave Kelley, IA 50134


SportPlex West

SportsPlex West is an indoor sports and recreation complex that features and indoor rock climbing wall.

(515) 987-0806

890 SE Olson Drive Waukee, IA 50263

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