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Big Dam Bridge

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Address: 7600 Rebsamen Park Rd, Little Rock, AR
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The view was absolutely beautiful. We walked the bridge twice. There are places to sit if you need it. Just watch out for bikers (don't get hit!) and watch out for dog poo because... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jessica B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The view was absolutely beautiful. We walked the bridge twice. There are places to sit if you need it. Just watch out for bikers (don't get hit!) and watch out for dog poo because some people don't clean up after their dogs. You couldn't beat the view. It's definitely worth it!

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Thank Jessica B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't beat the scenery around this area. The park is so large and gives access to many types of walking/running/biking trails.

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Thank Chelsea S
St. Clair, MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went with the kids 7 & 8 to walk across the bridge. It was a nice walk with a parking lot and bathroom. It would be a much better bike ride as the bike path goes over it. Very nice to visit. There were boat locks there as well but no boats were travelling through for us to watch.

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Thank John S
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is nothing better on a nice day then to park at the base of the Big Dam Bridge. If on the Little Rock side, walk over the bridge and down the river until you can loop around.

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Thank Lindy1973
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge is about .7 miles long, well lit for taking a stroll in the evening. If you are on a bike the bridge is a good starting place to peddling the loop, about 20 miles to downtown and back on the NLR side of the river. Stop for lunch in the river market.

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Thank ejones2017
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have hiked this bridge several times. It is especially stunning at sunset. It is connected to the Arkansas River Trail system so you can walk/run/bike all the way to the Clinton Library in the east and Pinnacle mountain in the west.

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Oxford,Ms
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very scenic and has saved untold millions in flood damage. The Arkansas River always looked muddy. Now the Lakes between the Dams are full of fish and are great for boating and pleasure craft. It carries barge freight from the Mississippi River to Tulsa, OK.

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Thank Christian F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big dam bridge was a great place to meet with friends and get some exercise while walking our dogs. There were restrooms, poop disposal stations, water fountains, and doggie water fountains in one area of the trail. Nice views of river, woods, and meadows. We also saw some deer, as well as a couple of rabbits. We walked for about... More 

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Thank Andrea H
Grant, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hike across the river at any time of year. We've hiked it many times and will go back again.

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Thank Barbara B
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Dam Bridge is one of our favorite weekend destinations to walk our dogs. on hot days, there's a cool breeze off the scenic Arkansas River. We share the walkway with kids, bicyclists, skateboarders (the dogs don't like skateboards, though), and lots of other dog walkers. We start on the Little Rock side of the bridge, cross to the North... More 

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