Big Dam Bridge


The largest bridge built specifically for pedestrians and cyclists in the US; it connects 17 miles of multi-use trails in Little Rock and North Little Rock.

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1. Little Rock Central High School

5.07 MILES

Little Rock's most riveting historic attraction is the site of the 1957 desegregation crisis that changed the country forever. This was where a group of…

2. Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum


This museum showcases two World War 2–era vessels – the Hoga, a tugboat that was present at Pearl Harbor, and the Razorback, a submarine that served…

3. Riverfront Park

5.93 MILES

This park rolls pleasantly along the Arkansas River, and both pedestrians and cyclists take advantage of it. It's a truly fine integration of the river…

4. Historic Arkansas Museum

5.94 MILES

A cluster of historic buildings is spaced around a museum center that contains permanent and changing exhibitions on all facets of Arkansas history, from…

5. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

6.04 MILES

The Butler Center is a research department of the Central Arkansas Library System dedicated to promoting an understanding of the state's arts and culture…

6. Museum of Discovery

6.11 MILES

A proper science-and-natural-history museum, perfect for families. There are exhibits on the human body, Arkansas ecosystems, tornadoes, paleontology, and…

8. ESSE Purse Museum

6.23 MILES

This fascinating museum has an intensive niche mission: telling the tale of the 20th-century American woman via her handbag. Hundreds of purses from 1900…