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Rosedale Suspension Bridge

Address: Rosedale, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #7 of 15 Attractions in Drumheller
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks

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Vulcan, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The bridge is well maintained and there are signs setting out the history of the old mine that once was there. The washrooms are handy and the parking lot can hold RVs so good facilities. On the other side of the river there are areas to explore that are also interesting. There is no fee and this site is definitely... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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58 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stop and read the historical plaques! Otherwise the bridge, while fun to walk across, is very much a ' bridge to nowhere'. The site does a good job of representing the history of coal mining in the Red Deer River valley, presenting a quite different face from the dinosaur themes prevalent in the Drumheller area.,

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Calgary, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was a fun little diversion! Worth the time to get out, cross the bridge and enjoy the other side. Easy walk and lots to see, perfect for little kids too.

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Edmonton, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Nice place if you are heading for somewhere else but definitely is not worth more than an hour visit. the bridge is awesome, is a really great place to take pictures or record video, when you are crossing the bridge you can notice that the winds moves it, so it is kind of scary. the visit is worth it but... More 

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Gravenhurst, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It was a beautiful day in the Fall when we arrived here. The bridge was quite an adventure and a great photo spot. It was a little scary crossing, but you had to just keep looking forward. Reaching the other side, we climbed the awesome hills to the top. More great pictures! A must do!

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

A lovely bridge with an interesting history for the miners who once crossed it. For the more adventurous there is a climb on the other side to the top of the ridge. Mind your footing as it's quite steep in places. Great little stop!

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Toronto, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
46 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

For a town of only 8000 people Drumheller certainly has more than its fair share of tourist attractions including the Rosedale Suspension Bridge. The bridge’s proper name is the Alberta Star Mine Bridge but Trip Advisor reviewers have named it after the town it is in. Unlike other suspension bridges that we have visited it is not very high but... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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58 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is another neat stop tomade in the area (when you are going out to see the Hoodoos) where you can stop and walk the bridge across the river! The kids will enjoy it!

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North Battleford, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The bridge was cool but was a one time thing for me. There was a weight restriction of 20 people and there were way more then 20 people at the time we were crossing so that made me very nervous.

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Priddis, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

It is a bit over 3oo metres long and does sway a bit in the wind. The far side is on private property (and old mine site) so you turn around an come back.The parking area is very adequate

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