Try out the longest bicycle and pedestrian bridge of North America that is specifically built for that purpose. The name of this notable structure is Big Dam Bridge because of its huge 4,226-foot span that is built above Murray Lock & Dam.
With an elevation of over 90-feet over the Arkansas River, this bridge links more than 14-miles of the picturesque riverside trails of Little Rock’s and North Little Rock’s cities. Moreover, this bridge aids in the linking of the 70,000-acres of different country, state, federal park land, and city. This bridge is one of the numerous bridges of Little Rock that serve the pedestrians and cyclists. Its trail provides the pedestrians and cyclists an access to the River Market, Clinton Presidential Center, restaurants, museums, and more.
What to Know
Big Dam Bridge is one of the 4 cycling and pedestrian river bridges of Little Rock. The rest of these are the Junction Bridge, Two Rivers Bridge, and Clinton Presidential Park Bridge.
Walking on this bridge above a great river will give you a magical experience. In Little Rock, the people are fortunate because they get to have wide opportunities of experiencing this special feeling.
Things to Note For
- The bridge is open all throughout the week for 24 hours.
- You can bring your pets on the bridge but make sure to clean after them.
- All pedestrian bridges that you will find in Little Rock have amazing LED lightings during evenings.
- Bicyclists and walkers will be sharing this bridge. Be aware and courteous towards one another.
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