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High Level Bridge Streetcar Experience

Come for a ride on a City of Edmonton original streetcar

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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 3.79 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview:  If you want to see historic Whyte Avenue, Jasper Avenue and the best views of the river valley from the High Level Bridge, there is no... more »

Tips:  -Bring a camera for the great views off of the bridge and the streetcar itself.
-If you're lucky, the train shop and museum will be... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Mural behind the streetcar stop

One of many murals in the area

2. The Streetcar arrives

Here comes the streetcar

3. The Streetcar pick up and drop off location

The ramp is for wheelchair access.

4. One end of the Streetcar

This is a doubled sided car, which means the exact same controls are in the other end for when the Streetcar comes back.

5. The tunnel before the bridge

A short underground tunnel

6. The High Level Bridge

Crossing the bridge! Get ready for some great views.

7. Looking east from the bridge

You can see the soon to be demolished Rossdale power station and Walterdale Bridge

8. The Provincial Legislature Grounds

This is why Edmonton is also called 'Capital City.'

9. Inside #33 Edmonton Streetcar

An inside view of the Streetcar. Notice the old style lightbulbs. The seats also flip completely around when the train is heading in the opposite direction

10. Back to the future

Looking down at the modern LRT bridge below, the cityscape and the steps leading down to the river valley

11. The view looking west

Back on the High Level Bridge looking west down the river valley

12. Edmonton Community Garden

This is the largest community garden in Edmonton. There is a waiting list to use the grounds.