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Bypass traffic and experience a change of pace by traveling along Iowa's scenic and heritage byways. Iowa's nine state-designated and two nationally designated scenic byways are a great way to experience Iowa's natural beauty, history and culture.

Click on any byway route to see a sample of the byway features and views.

Great River Road brochure

Iowa Byways Travel Guide

Great River Road brochure (PDF)

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For more information about the Iowa DOT's Iowa Byways program, contact:

Mary Stahlhut
Scenic byways program manager