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Maps, Directions and Public Transportation

Little Rock can be confusing to navigate without the right maps and directions!

Parking in Downtown Little Rock
Parking in any downtown area is often difficult. Little Rock offers several options from metered parking to private lots.

Arkansas Counties Locator
Don't know where a county is? Find maps of Arkansas counties as they are today and as they were in the past. You can even see the way Arkansas looked in 1819 when it was just a territory.

Arkansas State Highway Maps
These downloadable maps show highway systems in many Arkansas cities. You can also download the whole map. These are great assets if you have a laptop when you're on the road!

Central Arkansas Transit
Contains bus and river market trolley schedules, news, and information about CAT.

Collection of Arkansas Maps from Texas University
UT has maps of Arkansas including city maps, historical maps, regional maps and maps of the park system.

Driving Distances. Times and Directions From Little Rock
Trying to get to someplace from Little Rock? Here are the distances, times and how to get to lots of popular attractions and cities from Little Rock.

Little Rock Gas Prices
This site allows users to enter gas prices around the city so you can find the best deals. It's also handy if you're planning to travel. You can check the gas prices at various locations before you go!

Little Rock National Airport
This site offers directions and information about the airport.

Little Rock Port Authority
Everything you want to know about freight transportation on the Arkansas River. The site gives detailed information about the port and what kind of goods are transported through it.

Printed Maps
The chamber of commerce offers newcomers information on how to request street maps and valuable transportation facts.

Ride the River Rail
The River Rail is Little Rock's newest and most exciting form of public transportation. The rail is an electric street car that will take you to the most popular downtown attractions.

State Byway Map
A byway is a road that isn't on the main highway and Arkansas has a few that are nationally registered as "scenic byways." These roads have some of the greatest sites in Arkansas and the site has a map for all of them!

State Park Map
This rather large map highlights Arkansas State Parks and tourist areas.

Texas Eagle Trains
Plan a trip on the train. You can take a long trip to one the many cities available or just plan a short day trip. The site gives information and direstions for booking a train ride.

Tiger Maps from The US Census Bureau
Searchable maps of Arkansas (and other states) with census information. Lot of information, but the site navigation is kind of unwieldy.

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