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Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.

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Amazing feet of engineering with expansive vista views. Take a look a the water as you just might spot some whales in the distance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
matthew s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing feet of engineering with expansive vista views. Take a look a the water as you just might spot some whales in the distance.

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Scotts Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Two days ago we crossed the bridge and it was one way only. CHP officers were on the bridge looking over the edge towards the ocean. We later read they had found the BASE jumper who drowned after a jump. Beautiful and fatally attractive location.

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1 Thank Richardhencke
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202 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice scenic area and the bridge definitely adds to to it. It is a gorgeous view when there is a sunrise or sunset. I was there around sunrise. It was very nice.

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Thank Tigerman777
Denver, Colorado
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49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunrise and sunset both make this bridge look absolutely stunning! There is parking right on the side of the bridge, but it does go quickly. Definitely worth a stop if you're going along the PCH.

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Thank Kendall H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bixby bridge is a definite 'musty see' along Pacific Coast Highway (CA 1). A quick turn off right before the bridge but there is a sign letting you know it is coming up. There is a place to take pictures and big rocks perfectly placed to get the bridge in your background.

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Thank Belli S
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see a million photos of Bixby Bridge and none will quite compare you for how stunning it is in real life. Take the time to pull off and get a photo if you can, it's worth it to take a moment and take in this architectural feat even if it's crowded. Use caution when driving in the area,... More 

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Thank sariot
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop if you are doing a roadtrip between San Francisco and Los Angeles. The bridge overlooks a beautiful section of the coastline which looks spectacular at sunset. Be wary of plenty of other cars and pedestrians when you drive through this spot - at key times of the day particularly sunset there are lots... More 

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Thank Stephanie S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Iconic Bixby Bridge will not let you down in amazement. From its massive size to the fact that they built it back in the 1930's, she will amaze you with her sleek mess and strength! Great Photo spot especially when the fog is lifting!

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Thank Brent O
Ventura County, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop before or after the bridge and try to get a good photo. We walked on a little trail through the cypress to get this shot.

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped when driving from Monterey to Big Sur. We parked on the left side (while heading south) at the entrance to the old coast road. It was sunset and so very beautiful!

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