The Arkansas Big Dam Bridge

If you like to run, hike, walk, or stroll, or if you ride a bicycle, the Big Dam Bridge in central Arkansas is well worth a stop.

Opened in 2006, it’s built specifically for pedestrian and bicycle use and is the world’s longest bridge specifically constructed for that purpose. Built over Murray Lock and Dam, it crosses the Arkansas River between Murray Park on the Little Rock side and Cook’s Landing Park on the North Little Rock side. It’s a major addition to the Arkansas River Trail, which will eventually be nearly 25 miles long. Its official name is Pulaski County Pedestrian & Bicycle Bridge – Murray Lock and Dam.

For more information and other links, see our Big Dam Bridge page.

For more photos of the Big Dam Bridge, see our Big Dam Bridge Gallery

Arkansas, hiking, parks, places
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  • Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog, now I’m a new reader of your blog. I’ve also added you to the blog list. This area sounds like a great place for us to go when we get on the road.

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  • Dee_NC – Cool! I don’t know that I have a lot of readers here yet. Even though Haw Creek Out ‘n About is several years old, I’ve only recently been trying to focus on it and create posts that would be interesting to others. I hope to do at least a couple of good posts a week.

  • Hey Mike… Thanks for visiting… I am really excited about finding your blog since we spend a great deal of time traveling…. I am adding you to my favorites and hope the next time you visit me you will sign my guestbook…. We will be spending next winter in Arkansas and I enjoyed the information you have posted today… Looking forward to reading more by you… Thanks Donna

  • Donna – Thanks so much for your nice comments. I am working on more material to add to the website and to the blog.

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