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Cedar Rapids Maps

Find maps of downtown Cedar Rapids, IA, and maps of our many miles of walking and biking trails.

Where is Cedar Rapids, IA?

Cedar Rapids is located on the east side of Iowa and is intersected in the middle by the Cedar River.

Driving Distances

Cedar Rapids is conveniently located within driving distance from several nearby cities. Cedar Rapids is approximately 30 minutes north of Iowa City (30 miles), 2 hours northeast of Des Moines (120 miles), 4 hours west of Chicago (230 miles), and 4.5 hours north of St. Louis (300 miles).


Downtown & Metro Area Map

 Downtown Cedar RapidsGetting around the Cedar Rapids area is both easy and safe. In fact, Cedar Rapids is home to some of the safest drivers in the nation, according to the Allstate America's Best Drivers Report. We ranked 10th out of the country's 200 largest cities based on our low collision frequency.


Click here for a map of the metro area. View a city street map of Marion here.

Walking & Biking Trails

Scenic walking trail

You’ll be delighted by all the beautiful trails in and around Cedar Rapids. Biking and walking trails in Cedar Rapids and Linn County wind through wooded areas, shady parks, along streams, near the Cedar River, and through downtown Cedar Rapids.

Click here to view the Area Trails Map.

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