Knoxville is a fun, family-friendly community located just 25 miles southeast of Des Moines in south-central Iowa. Knoxville’s close proximity to Des Moines makes it a community with the perfect blend of rural charm and big city access. Maybe you’ve heard about the Knoxville Raceway? It’s known as the Sprint Car Capital of the World! The Knoxville Raceway boasts 25,000 seats, 52 VIP sky boxes, and a racing surface which is always conducive to fast, side-by-side competition. Living in Knoxville gives you quick access year-round to Iowa’s largest lake. Lake Red Rock is a major recreation destination for Iowans with walking and biking trails, hiking, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and hunting. There are also surrounding state parks which include campsites and a paved 13-mile hiking/biking trail. During the winter months you can even spot eagles flying around the lake!