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Big Dam Bridge, Little Rock
(4.6/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Take a walk, jog, or bike ride across Big Dam Bridge, which spans the Arkansas River and connects a long network of scenic riverside trails. North America's longest pedestrian/bicycle bridge, the structure rises almost 30 m (90 ft) over the river and boasts a total length of 1,288 m (4,226 ft). You'll find eight observation areas along the bridge that offer panoramic views of the river and the nearby trails and parks. At night, the attraction showcases a rainbow of colored lights; in fact, the bridge incorporates award-winning lighting design. Check online for upcoming special events like full moon walks and bicycle races. For Big Dam Bridge and beyond, use our Little Rock itinerary planner to get the most from your Little Rock vacation.
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TripAdvisor
  • An interesting story accompanies the bridge. Take a walk across the whole bridge and enjoy seeing Little Rock from a different vantage point. 
  • I live close to the bridge and love it for my walks after work! It has nice inclines on both sides so I get a little bit better work out. The views are awesome and sometimes I get to watch the barges ...  more »
  • I walk the bridge for exercise and it's all great unless a pet owner does not pick up dog poo. It's pretty clear the city comes through regularly, but sometimes the dog comes after the crew has been b...  more »
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  • Good place for a jog. Strangely enough the world's longest bridge built just for pedestrians which seems crazy, but cool I guess. The views are pretty good too and you can track down some animals with the free telescopes.
  • Really nice place for a walk. Have yet to see any crazies here. Everyone one respectful except for the occasional speeder in parking area. ¡¡¡SLOW DOWN!!!😦☠
  • Excellent for a nice walking workout. Beautiful scenery with nice trails on either side of the bridge.
  • Spectacular! A little less elevation climb than i am accustomed to but this place is nice! At night there are varying lights that illuminate at night. They have had issues with car vandalism in the past but hey it's Little Rock right?
  • Worth the time to see. Really nice bridge (largest walking and biking bridge)