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St. Johns Bridge

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Address: U.S. Highway 30, Portland, OR 97210
Phone Number: 503 275 8355

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Bike friendly, scenic connection to St. Johns

This is one of the coolest bridges in Portland. The St. Johns Bridge is bike friendly, connecting Hwy 30 to St. Johns, stretching over the lower Willamette river. The bridge is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Robert A
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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the coolest bridges in Portland. The St. Johns Bridge is bike friendly, connecting Hwy 30 to St. Johns, stretching over the lower Willamette river. The bridge is best seen from the river, but it's also fun to ride or drive across it, or see it from St. Johns.

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Marietta, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting a nearby park for a photography meet up and ended up walking across this bridge, and up a trail on the "mountain" side of the bridge. That mountain side had a beautiful view of the bridge. I would definitely give that a try if you're interested in the photo like I attached.

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from the Northside is a great way to take in the beauty of the bridge. You can walk over it, but it's really loud and there's not a lot of wiggle room with the cars zooming by. I recommend going over the bridge and turning left, about 1/4 of a mile down there's a turnout on the right where... More 

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Irrigon, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband is 74 and this bridge was his growing up bridge. He lived nearby and the bridge is a real beauty. Hope it is still around when my great grandkids are 74.

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Longview, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How is a bridge something to do? Sure you can take a walk on it but that's about all its good for. The view are ok and there are many others like it in the area.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Johns Bridge is a thing to behold. Portland has some nice bridges, but this 85 year old beauty is a delight. It has gothic tower and a lovely sweeping profile. It is nice to drive over, but on a nice day Cathedral Park is a good place to enjoy the view.

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Fairview Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay on the north side. You can cross it but its two lanes one way and one back. so its congested on your return trip. but you can get great views from the park

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The St. Johns Bridge is an absolutely stunning suspension bridge that spans the Willamette River in Portland, OR. Made out of concrete and steel, the St. John's Bridge is an iconic symbol of Portland for it's rich history since before construction and ultimate completion in 1931. A highly photographed location that is well-worth the trip from the city-center to see... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a terrific experience with the Gothic styling. Lucky for me I was able to drive relatively slowly going east to west and appreciated the spires overhead and the spanse of the Columbia River.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drive over the St Johns bridge every morning on my way to work and honestly I hope my timing is just right so I can enjoy the sunrise, it's just beautiful and it actually makes me feel happy and peaceful and glad to have such an old beautiful bridge in Portland.

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