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Bridge of the Gods

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Address: Columbia River Gorge, Cascade Locks, OR 97014
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It Was A Legend Before Its Own Time!

The Bridge of the Gods started operation in 1926 and is the third oldest bridge on the Columbia River. It is a steel cantilever bridge that spans the Columbia River 4 miles east... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2017
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The Bridge of the Gods started operation in 1926 and is the third oldest bridge on the Columbia River. It is a steel cantilever bridge that spans the Columbia River 4 miles east of the Bonneville Dam. It connects Oregon’s I-84 highway the to Washington State’s SR-14. It is 1,858 feet long, 35 feet wide, and stands 140 feet above... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2016

The Columbia River is a wide one. Places to cross from Washington to Oregon are few and far between. Bridge of Gods crosses the river between Stevenson, Washington, and Cascade Locks, Oregon. A trip across this toll bridge affords great views of the Columbia both upriver and downriver. Well worth the two buck toll charge...

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Keizer, Oregon
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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Whenever I have out of town guests I always take them for a fun ride through the Columbia River Gorge with a roundtrip over the Bridge of the Gods. It looks like a giant erector set project and costs $2 per trip. Great view from the bridge in this very slow crossing. Highly recommend.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We came at sunrise. We crossed the river twice in a matter of an hour. Well worth the $4 we spent. Gorgeous view from Washington side.

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los angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

The neat looking bridge takes you from one side to another for travel between Oregon and Washington. They do charge a small fee of $2 each way so be prepared.

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 539 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't go just to see the bridge, but the drive out to Cascade Locks has a lot of nice attractions along the way and this is one of them.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Decided to take a slight detour to visit this locale. The drive was beautiful as were the sites. Paid the small fee to drive across the bridge, took some photos, then came right back over.

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maitland, florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016

For the life of me I can't understand why they are allowed t charge a fee to go over this bridge. It is not special in any way. Maybe has a story behind it but certainly not unique in any stretch of the imagination Our hotel Best Western was located facing this bridge. Our room view was overlooking this bridge.... More 

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Universal City, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

If you go to Beacon Rock or the Bonneville hydroelectric plant you will cross this super cool bridge. I wouldn't make a long drive just to see this awesome structure, but if you're going other places in the area it is totally worth the $4 round trip.

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

The Bridge is a great example of old engineering and remarkable structure spanning this section of the Columbia. Love the $2.00 toll, keeps people employed and I suspect helps pay for the paint.

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