When looking for things to do in Kansas City in the spring of 2024, the Rock Island Bridge will have something for everyone.

At 705 feet long and up to 49 feet wide, with three trusses and two decks, we can fit a lot in. Click on the illustrations below to zoom in on all the details on the new Kansas City landmark.

Diagram of rock island bridge layout
  • Hikers and bicyclists have a new trailhead and services, with a dedicated public crossing connecting to trails on both sides of the Kansas River
  • Grab a coffee and enjoy the views from the Porch
  • Stroll a farmers’ market or take in an art- or makers-fair on the Garden and the Wings
  • Your “home office” (with secure WiFi) has a great view
  • Enjoy happy hour at the Bar
  • Dine, drink, enjoy a good book, or just meditate on the Patio
  • Live music awaits you on the Top Deck, in the Nook, or on the Garden
  • Check out the 50-foot long bar with sweeping views of active railroad bridges and the historic Strawberry Hill neighborhood
  • The Top Deck Event Space (under the cathedral roof) is perfect for reunions, weddings, company retreats, charity fundraisers, and more
  • Attend a morning yoga session or a pre-event gathering outside on Bush Landing – high above the river!

Diagram of roof, top deck, and main deck of Rock Island Bridge