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2012 Iowa Transportation Map for Bicyclists Now Available



The Iowa Transportation Map for Bicyclists shows hundreds of miles of multiuse trails that pass through woodlands, prairies and parks – all highlighting the beauty of Iowa’s landscapes. In addition, traffic levels are indicated for all paved roadways so bicyclists can choose the road routes that match their level of riding experience to enhance safety.

Information highlighted on the back of the map includes trail maps of the state’s largest cities; a summary of Iowa bicycling laws; information about 50 multi-use trails that are five miles or longer; cycling safety tips; and contacts, including Web sites, for additional information on cycling in Iowa.

In June 2008, some multiuse trails across Iowa were significantly impacted by flooding. Please use the contact information provided in this map to verify the status of the multiuse trails you are interested in riding.

View the Iowa Transportation Map for Bicyclists online

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