December 16, 2018
3 Bridges Marathon – Arkansas River Trail, Cooks Landing
February 2, 2019
River Trail 15k – Arkansas River Trail, Burns Park
April 27, 2019
Heart Walk – North Shore Riverwalk Park
Allied Van Lines’ article, “Top Places to Visit After Relocating to Little Rock” includes the Arkansas River Trail. http://tinyurl.com/jy3yd6g
Nuevo: Folleto del Arkansas River Trail, Versión en español
New: Arkansas River Trail brochure Spanish version
Leave No Trace’s new list of 12 sites for edu. & community projects includes Pinnacle Mt. State Park. http://tinyurl.com/qd2urvl
Restrooms, bike repair station and new walkway coming to the Big Dam Bridge
Little Rock Parks and Recreation was awarded a $120,000 outdoor recreation grant from the Arkansas Dept. of Parks and Tourism for the construction. The City of Little Rock, the Big Dam Bridge Foundation and Arvest Bank joined efforts to raise $120,000 in matching funding for the $240,000 project. See more. http://tinyurl.com/ltsvzk3
Arkansas River Trail Task Force Advances Safety Procedures
Emergency medallions to improve emergency responder dispatch
The Arkansas River Trail Task Force is pleased to announce the addition of trail signage that improves efficiency for emergency responders dispatched to the trail. Emergency medallions are in the process of being placed at trailhead access points and along the main trail every two-tenths of a mile. Trail users will soon be able to relay information from the nearest emergency medallion to plainly communicate an exact location to 911 operators. See press release. See example.
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North Little Rock:
Report unsafe trail conditions: 501-791-8591
Report trail violations to 501-812-5962
Other information to 501-791-8540
To see more information about North Little Rock trail conditions, visit http://nlrpr.org/trails/.