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Big Dam Bridge, Little Rock

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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. Plan to visit Big Dam Bridge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Little Rock attractions using our Little Rock driving holiday planner.
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  • It is on a very large park. There are lots of people walking jogging & biking. It is a dam with a lock & a bridge over it all. This made for an interesting walk. 
    It is on a very large park. There are lots of people walking jogging & biking. It is a dam with a lock & a bridge over it all. This made for an interesting walk.  more »
  • What an amazing visit. We were blessed to get to see the locking dam in action! It was a very windy cool day but it was worth it. Interesting bridge/dam to visit. 
    What an amazing visit. We were blessed to get to see the locking dam in action! It was a very windy cool day but it was worth it. Interesting bridge/dam to visit.  more »
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  • We like dams so could not pass it up! Nice walk up the elevated walkway. Good view of the spillway and lock. Worth a visit if you want a little exercise or are interested in dams. Also on a bike path so good for that too. Love the name!
  • It's a great bridge to walk or ride and connects parts of the city together. Used for exercise and scenic views of the river. Some people fishing on the banks. Lots of Bridges to explore with great views throughout the city.

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