Purple People Bridge
Purple People Bridge
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This bridge connects connects Cincinnati, OH to Newport, KY and passes over the Ohio River.
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tagnrocky
Noblesville, IN1,020 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
We rode our bikes down the Little Miami river trail, starting in Camp Dennison, connected to the Ohio River trail and rolled across the Purple People bridge to Kentucky. It was a fun destination and we enjoyed the city sights from the pedestrian only bridge. The bridge felt safe and wasn’t very busy on a Thursday afternoon.
Written November 4, 2022
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bcasey1
Plant City, FL1,665 contributions
Jul 2020 • Couples
Great views of the Cincinnati and Newport Kentucky skylines. The bridge is just for pedestrians and cyclists, which is nice. It has faded and us no longer purple, but the private owners are raising money to paint it. Worth a walk!
Written August 2, 2020
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dambanker
Toronto, Canada1,122 contributions
Nov 2022
Great place to go for a walk, It great that they have this bridge here, it let me spend a little time in both cities and it was interesting seeing both cites and the Ohio River from this perspective. Liked the section they had for people to put their love locks. My favourite part though was the Ohio/Kentucky state line, where North meets South hence the colour purple. Highly recommend this if you enjoy walking, running or biking.
Written December 12, 2022
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kendellbrink
Hilton Head, SC443 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
We love walking city bridges and this one was especially fun. The walking connector from Newport Kentucky to Cincinnati, included informational plaques and points of interest. They offer private events on the bridge that I think would be super fun!
Written April 29, 2022
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Leah987
Bloomington, IN39 contributions
Sep 2022
We enjoyed walking across the river on this bridge. 27 year old daughter even had fun putting one foot in Ohio and the other in Kentucky on the border line written on the bridge. Good place to take pictures.
Written September 12, 2022
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Sam D
Lebanon, PA150 contributions
Mar 2022
A beautiful view of two cities, the river, and other attractions. My husband and I walked from the Ohio side to the Kentucky side. The bridge was almost empty save for a few passing people. We enjoyed sitting on the bench on the bridge and looking at the view. I also loved getting a photo on the state line! We also enjoyed the river walk on the Cincinnati side. A fun little place to get some exercise and take in the city.
Written April 1, 2022
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Kyliesmommy0505
Ecru, MS30 contributions
Jun 2020 • Family
If you are in Newport and go to the levee then definitely take a walk across The Purple People Bridge! It takes you from Newport, Kentucky, to Cincinnati, Ohio, and back. Lots to do on both sides and a quick walk across. You can also see the locks on the bridge. It is worth it.
Written June 30, 2020
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Linda B
74 contributions
May 2021
You can walk over this bridge and enjoy the view. you can also walk along the River and they have bikes you can rents and ride along it. I noticed a lot of geese outside too. If you walk to the aquarium from the Levee you will have to climb stairs. Good to know if you have someone handicap or has a hard time walking up steps.
Written May 2, 2021
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Greensburg, PA76,766 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
A pedestrian bridge that needs a new coat of purple paint. But besides that was cool and fun to walk across. Great views. Be warned it's a half mile across.
Written April 20, 2023
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Rosemary K
Newport, KY411 contributions
Nov 2012 • Family
Having recently moved to Newport, my husband and I made a commitment to walk from Kentucky to Ohio every day. Once on the Ohio side of the river, there are two beautiful parks right at the end of the Purple People Bridge. If you walk to the right, you can walk through Sawyer point with tennis courts, playgrounds, a skating rink, amphitheater, and more. Continuing further, there is the International Friendship Park~not to be missed. Walking to the left, you can walk to the Red stadium and the Paul Brown Stadium along a beautiful waterfront park along the serpentine wall. The Newport side has a great selection of dining and activities on the Levee which include shopping, bowling, a comedy club, a cabaret theater, and a 20 venue movie theater. Take a walk across the Purple People bridge...just to say you did it!~Walk from Kentucky to Ohio and back...do it for the story :)
Written December 20, 2012
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