Junction Bridge, Little Rock

Junction Bridge, Little Rock

As you are taking a stroll through the Riverfront Park, you will come across one of its lovely attractions, the Junction Bridge. This bridge was built in 1899 and once was a pathway for trains going across the Arkansas River. Its use as a railroad for the Union Pacific Railroad Company ended in 1984. Less than three decades later, in 2008, it opened to the public as a bicycle and pedestrian bridge.

Locals and visitors enjoy visiting the Junction Bridge, as it offers spectacular views of the Little Rock skyline and is 40 feet above the Arkansas river. It is often used to ride bikes, walk, sit on the benches and relax, and to take beautiful photos for different occasions and events. At night, the bridge becomes a very popular place because it lights up bright in various colors.

Tip:

There are stairs located on both sides of the bridge. There is also an elevator if you do not want to climb up and down steps.

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Junction Bridge on Map

Sight Name: Junction Bridge
Sight Location: Little Rock, USA (See walking tours in Little Rock)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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