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The Arkansas River Trail

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Address: 400 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock River Market, Little Rock, AR 72201-1638
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The Arkansas River Bicycle Trail System is roughly 100 miles of bike paths...

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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Good biking trail

Pretty views of the River. Passes through town as well as the Clinton Library. You can extend up to the Big Dam Bridge. A very bike friendly town

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty views of the River. Passes through town as well as the Clinton Library. You can extend up to the Big Dam Bridge. A very bike friendly town

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little Rock has developed a circular biking trail from the Clinton Library to a point about 10 miles up river to the BIg Dam Bridge. There is also a connecting bridge to a northerly route on the south side of the River. If you are a biker and what to experience the beauty of this river and the best of... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Well-maintained trail used by runners, walkers, and bicyclists. If I lived in Little Rock I would be here on a daily basis. Worth the visit as a tourist just to appreciate the city views and the river!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best set of paved bike paths in central Arkansas. The best in the state, in my opinion, is the Bentonville/Rogers paths, but this is a close second for sure. I love how close it is too!

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Hoped to spend some time walking the river trail, but whichever way we decided to walk there were down and outs asking for money and made us feel unsafe.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a wonderful trail for those who love a good weekend bike ride with friends! You are able to see much of LR and there are wonderful spots to chill and relax as well!

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Little Rock, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

With the number of bikers on the rise... the walkers have to be a lot more cognizant of the bikers on the trails from Pinnacle Mountain to the Clinton Library. I don't want to say it's dangerous ~ but be alert!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great place to walk off a lunch at the river market!!! Clean and safe atmosphere with lots of bikers and children playing

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Little Elm, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We rented bikes from Bobby's Bike Hike shop and rode about 6 miles of the trail. It was so fun crossing the pedestrian bridge over the Arkansas River and taking the trail into woodsy areas. Most of the trail was paved and for bikes only. There were a few spots of shared road but the roads were not very busy.... More 

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Mission, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had seen this several times, but never walked, ran, or cycled it. The trail was great, and provided an excellent cycling experience. It rivaled or bested those we saw in Europe, complete with restrooms, tool stations, etc. The local governments did/does a fantastic job. The only downside was the detour caused by construction of the new Broadway bridge, but did... More 

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