H.U. Lee International Gate and Garden
1 Statehouse Plaza Attached to the Statehouse Convention Center
The H.U. Lee International Gate and Garden is an oasis of Korean culture, in the heart of downtown Little Rock. The gate and garden are not only tributes to Eternal Grandmaster H.U. Lee, founder of American Taekwondo Association, but also educates people about South Korea and salutes the Martial Arts.
Arkansas River Trail
Currently over 17 miles of beautiful trails and walking paths, the Arkansas River Trail, allows the sister cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock to connect people, enabling them to walk or cycle. Part of the Arkansas River Trail loops through Riverfront Park, and includes the Junction Bridge, one of the connecting walking bridges between Little Rock and North Little Rock.
Civil War Marker
Located in Riverfront Park, this is the location where the main body of Steele's army entered Little Rock on September 11, 1863 with the 3rd Minnesota Regiment in the vanguard, crossing the river on a pontoon bridge at the approximate location of the present day Main Street Bridge.
As an integral part of the Six Bridges skyline and riverfront development in both Little Rock and North Little Rock, the Junction Railroad Bridge, for pedestrian and bicycle use, links both sides of the Arkansas River Trail. Access to the bridge is via a walkway (handicap accessible) directly behind the River Market Pavilions on the Little Rock side and from Washington Street near the Verizon
Arena on the North Little Rock side.
Ron Robinson Theater
100 Rock St. Entrance located on the southwest corner of the Arcade Building
The Ron Robinson Theater in the Arcade Building on the Main Library campus is the newest performance space in Little Rock's River Market district. Programming in the 325-seat multi-purpose event venue will be designed for all ages and will include films, music performances, plays, readings, lectures, speakers, and children's activities. Equipped with a state-of-the-art projection system for films and a separate sound system for spoken word and music, the theater will receive the highest rating from the Digital Cinema Institute.
Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden
This dynamic garden is located east of the Peabody Hotel near the Forever a Rose Garden and the Jack Fleischauer Garden. It has become the recent home of seven new pieces that will join a dozen other sculptures in the park and along President Clinton Avenue that have been installed since 2004. The sculpture garden features natural terraces and walkways. There is a space to host receptions, weddings or other events as well as to allow visitors to enjoy the sculptures in solitude. The sculpture garden is made possible through the support of the Vogel Schwartz Foundation.
Ottenheimer Market Hall
400 President Clinton Ave. Little Rock, AR 72201
The Ottenheimer Market Hall is the central heartbeat of the River Market District. With an eclectic mix of cuisine, coffee and snacks, casual seating and complementary wi-fi, patrons and local residents enjoy spending time in the market hall. It offers an international and diverse medley of owner-operated shops and stalls with everything from barbecue to sweet delights to tacos and pot stickers. No matter if you're looking for something authentic to take home for dinner or just stopping by for lunch, you'll discover there is a wide selection of food that crosses the globe. So, if you've got a taste for unique foods, the Ottenheimer Market Hall is the place to be!
River Rail Electric Street Car Trolley
Central Arkansas Transit Authority
See the sights in downtowns Little Rock and North Little Rock with ease aboard a historic replica streetcar trolley. Making several stops in both cities, you will love the scenic route which covers the River Market District in Little Rock and the Argenta District in North Little Rock. Fares vary and kids under 5 ride FREE! You can purchase trolley passes at Shop the Rock, located on the corner of Commerce & President Clinton Ave.
University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service
1200 President Clinton Ave. Little Rock, AR 72201
The only graduate school in the nation offering a Master of Public Service degree, The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service helps students gain knowledge and experience to further their careers in the areas of nonprofit, governmental, volunteer or private sector work. Their distinguished speakers' series offers free public programs that cover topics ranging from politics to pop culture. Some of their guest speakers include Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright; Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer; Senator Bob Dole; actors John Lithgow and Sam Waterston; Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai; President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and journalists Gwen Ifill, Bob Woodward, Diane Rehm and George Stephanopoulos, among many others.
Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center
500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 216 Little Rock, AR 72201
The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center is focused on the wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities that Arkansas's fish and wildlife resources provide. The location along the Arkansas River allows many viewable wildlife activities within an urban area. Basking water turtles, butterflies and migrating pelicans are common sights. A portion of the Arkansas River Trail crosses the site, offering more options for exploration. The grounds of the center include beds of native plants found throughout the state, while the main building includes an exhibit hall, aquariums, gift shop, theater and special educational programs.
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