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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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The first time I saw this bridge I felt like I had stepped back in time! It's a real Portland gem and should not be missed! Be sure to check out Cathedral Park just below it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The first time I saw this bridge I felt like I had stepped back in time! It's a real Portland gem and should not be missed! Be sure to check out Cathedral Park just below it!

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Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very high bridge and during the work week is heavily traveled by trucks. Interesting design with a great view at the apex of the bridge.

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This bridge is truly photogenic and just waiting for the next viewer. I am not a bridge fanatic but I make St. John's bridge an exception. I am a bit inspired every time I travel over it and often stop just to extend my view.

Thank Franklin1935
Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

San Francisco has the Golden Gate....Portland has the Green Gate. This bridge spans the Willamette from St. Johns to Litton. A very nice bridge to photograph from an number of places around it. Or just drive across it for great views.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful bridge with great patina and structure. There are a number of great photo spots possible. Reminds you of a slower more romantic time.

Thank Gary G
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, let's see. I drive my car to the bridge, made it all the way across, and safely departed on the other side. By my criteria, that's a perfect score. I also highly recommend many other bridges in Portland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live just around the corner from this bridge and love to see it all the time. its a great little walk across (though the sidewalks are narrow) with great vies of the city, the river, and Mt. Hood on a clear day. The bridge it's self is beautiful with forest park on one end and down town St. Johns... More 

1 Thank Melissa S
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love driving over this bridge from the Forest Park side of Portland (Hwy 30) to St Johns. Near University of Portland and other North Portland delights!

1 Thank METMEP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wish this bridge had been built more central to town, as it's a very attractive landmark. It's a good path to parts of Portland that many people don't see - Sauvie Island, North Portland, etc

1 Thank luciasur
Tigard, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a bridge. What can I say? Is a TALL OLD BRIDGE and I worry about earthquakes every time I go over the thing, LOL. Its a curiosity because of its age and design compared to Portlands other bridges. People walk across it. I certainly could not take that outer edge walk. Not with a fear of heights. You fancy... More 

1 Thank marv v

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