Little Rock

Awesome things to know about The Rock

  • Kiplinger’s named it to the “10 Great Places to Live” list and Moody’s Investors gave it a number two rank in “Most Diverse Economy in the Nation
  • Home to Clinton Presidential Center and Library, housing some 84,600 museum artifacts and 21 million e-mail messages
  • The award-winning Arkansas River Trail starts a 15.6-mile loop at the Clinton Library bridge, connecting 38 parks and six museums
  • The Big Dam Bridge — the longest purely pedestrian river bridge in the world and part of the River Trail–welcomes walkers from across the globe
  • A globally recognized hunger and poverty relief organization, Heifer International, makes its headquarters here
  • MovieMaker named the Little Rock Film Festival among its “Top 50 International Film Fests Worth the Entry Fee”
  • More than 725 animals and 33 acres of beautifully landscaped property are found at the Little Rock Zoo
  • The opening scene of the classic 1939 film “Gone with the Wind” was shot at the Old Mill in North Little Rock
  • The Little Rock Kickball Association, one of the largest and best adult leagues in the nation, has been going strong for nearly two decades
  • The Arkansas Travelers features minor league baseball at its best (with a gorgeous view of the downtown skyline) near the river
  • With an estimated $6 million in local spending annually, more than 210,000 people have participated in a Little Rock Marathon race, event, or free training
  • The Rep, on newly-revitalized Main Street, is the state’s largest non-profit professional theatre company, while the nearby River Market district offers international cuisine, crafts, and live music

Photos Courtesy Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism & Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau

Heifer International Headquarters