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The Arkansas River Trail

400 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock River Market, Little Rock, AR 72201-1638
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Urban trail in downtown and close by

Still under construction but a good effort to bring people outdoors in an urban environment near... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Waterloo, Illinois
Great urban walk/bike way.

The Arkansas River Trail I understand runs for far more miles than I remember. We walked along it... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
The Villages, Florida
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The Arkansas River Bicycle Trail System is roughly 100 miles of bike paths stretching from downtown Little Rock in the River Market all the way out to Pinnacle Mountain. The bike trail begins in the Little Rock River Market and extends on both sides of the Arkansas River, crossing three pedestrian only bike bridges, including the magnificent Clinton Presidential Bike Bridge in the easternmost River Market district, Two Rivers Park bridge on the westernmost portion of the trail, and the World-Famous Big Dam Bridge which is the world's largest ped-only bike bridge spanning over the entire Arkansas River Dam. Bring your bike and enjoy both sides of the Arkansas River as you ride from downtown Little Rock through scenic Burns Park over the Big Dam Bridge and Two Rivers Park bridges extending all the way out to Pinnacle Mountain (Arkansas' most popular state park). Bike Rentals are provided in the downtown Little Rock River Market.Whether you walk, skate, or prefer to bicycle the miles of Riverfront beauty, you won't be disappointed. The entire Arkansas River Bike Trail system is paved and no motorized vehicles are allowed (including cars, trucks, and segways).
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400 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock River Market, Little Rock, AR 72201-1638
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Still under construction but a good effort to bring people outdoors in an urban environment near the river. Hiking biking and 2 river crossings while separated from traffic..

Thank kiyaker
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Arkansas River Trail I understand runs for far more miles than I remember. We walked along it for a couple of miles in Little Rock. It includes Riverfront Park & at times is hard to distinguish between the park & trail. The trail is...More

Thank Baja001
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Walk or run this trail while you are in Little Rock. You can see beautiful old buildings, wild life, the river, cross bridges and some historical stuff too.

Thank jks204
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Yes, the trail works as a safe place to ride. People are usually very courteous. It is well maintained. The path is worth your time to get some exercise.

Thank Alvin S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I walked part of this trail and must say it is beautiful. My next trip I will bring my bicycle so that I can enjoy the entire length of the trail.

Thank Loves_Summer_Travel
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Enjoyed the whole circuit of the trail. The north side is much better than the southern side even with the numerous diversions for construction..... Highly recommend if you like cycling!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

What a great trail! Lots to see, well marked except for a couple of spots downtown, and it's a great length for a leisurely ride. Big Dam Bridge was definitely memorable and we saw barges, lots of bird life, turtles, and had a good time...More

Thank Sherry O
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is a nice trail but when the trail is diverted you have to go on the road in order to make it to the Clinton Library and down town from Three Rivers State Park. There is a one park you ride through that can...More

1  Thank Tracy N
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We rode the trail on both sides of the river from the Clinton Bridge to the Big Dam Bridge and then a little past Two Rivers Park. The trail goes through very diverse landscape from piney woods to urban settings. The bridges are all very...More

1  Thank Liz N
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This trail is designed for pedaling or walking. Much of it is paved and goes along the river banks. Take lots of water with you and stay hydrated. Fun for the whole family.

Thank Elisabeth B
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22 October 2017|
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Response from Anthony S | Reviewed this property |
I heard about the gangs too before I went. No such worries. Never saw anyone like that. It's a great trip and trail. I called the local bike shop on where to start. That's what I always do when riding a new trail out of... More
Jim E
27 April 2016|
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Response from Jerry P | Reviewed this property |
Depends on where you enter the trail. Most anywhere along the river on either side (other than downtown Little Rock) the trail is easily found. If downtown LIT you can enter it at the Clinton Presidential Library. Burns Park... More
Maurice W
18 July 2015|
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Response from WahineSistah | Reviewed this property |
(501) 613-7001 Bobby's Hike Bike They should be able to help with anything you need. Have fun!