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The Big Four Bridge

River Drive, Louisville, KY
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Ranked #5 of 61 Attractions in Louisville
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Birmingham, AL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We absolutely love the Big Four Bridge!! It's lovely to walk along, enjoy the company of others, to exercise, outstanding views of the river and downtown, walking historical tour, and/or takes stroll over to Indiana to eat or grab some ice cream. This is a must attraction in Louisville and for the locals to frequent. Evenings and especially weekends there's... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A nice walk,parking was good .went over to In.side,ate lunch and walked back.Be careful of bicycles going to fast but during the week it's not crowed and a fun walk.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a great way to get in your daily walk! Very fun to walk across a large river. Wish they had built this years ago.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lots of fun on a nice, or even not so nice day. Great views of the downtown skyline and waterfront park. Plus you get in a two mile walk if you go all the way across and back again. On busy weekends or weeknights parking can be a little hard to find but usually you can find something eventually. If... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This remake of an old railroad bridge lets walkers and bikers enjoy a splendid view of the Ohio River without the noise, hassle and fumes of cars and trucks. There even is classical music softly playing in the midsection of the bridge. Just remember that it can be very windy up high over the river, and considerably cooler than on... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It's an awesome view of the river and the city. however, you can't walk dogs on the bridge apparently because unfortunately people weren't cleaning up after their pets and therefore pets have been banned..As for the hassle of undesirables..ehh it's no worse than Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, or even St. Louis. Go..get out see the city in a whole new way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Nice view of the Ohio river from both sides. Excellent for walking and biking. On one side (Indiana side), you can end up being close to the water and on the other side (Louisville) you are in the waterfront park. So, if you are looking for a place to relax, think and talk, definitely recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Fairly new area with parks still under construction on the Indiana side. Free parking is a plus. I took a leisurely walk across the bridge meeting some interesting folks along the way. There were many families with children of all ages. The ramps leading onto the bridge are lengthy so it's a gradual incline for walkers and provides easy access... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Free Parking, no fee access to bridge walking/biking trail, visit two states in less than an hour - a great option when visiting downtown Louisville or Jeffersonville. About 2 miles round trip with graduated ramps on both sides making the walk fairly easy for all ages. Offered a good view of the new bridge construction across the Ohio River. Public... More 

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Louisville, KY
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44 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

There was a lot of hype about this bridge in the area when it was built. The idea to have a walking bridge across the Ohio River. I went on a field trip with my child's class. It was okay, but truly not worth all the hype. Yes, you could walk over the river, but last I saw you could... More 

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