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The Wakefield Bridge, correctly called the Gendron Bridge, is not only a beautiful sight but also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally S
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Wakefield, Canada
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We visit most every time we are near. Great photo ops. We took some pre baby pics there and went... read more

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Chemin du Vieux-Pont, Wakefield, Quebec J0X 3G0, Canada
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

The area is extremely attractive. Enjoy seeing this type of architectural work from the past. The river view is pretty and in the past when in the area nice spot for a picnic. It was cold and raining on this visit and considerable flooding in...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

I guess that as a resident I end up taking our landmarks for granted much like Ottawans don't visit Parliament (and that's way more impressive than a wooden bridge) and yet tourists do flock to it. This one is a rebuilt of the original one...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wakefield Bridge, correctly called the Gendron Bridge, is not only a beautiful sight but also has a long history to it. Over many years, it served to connect the village of Wakefield to Edelweiss, but the current bridge is a replica of the original...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit most every time we are near. Great photo ops. We took some pre baby pics there and went for a walk along the shore below. Lovely experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to drive in to see the beautiful covered bridge at Wakefield up close. But the road access is blocked at the moment. If we had had more time, we could have walked in to see it, though. A lovely sight, stretching across the...More

Thank VinnyGrette
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Was with a friend in Wakefield this summer and went to this bridge. It has a peaceful feeling to it not to mention the historical aspect. Very work visiting while in Wakefield.

Thank Joe266
Reviewed October 4, 2018

It is my understanding that covered bridges are very scarce in Canada and this is a good example of these types of bridges. Apparently built to keep the snow off wagons etc during the winter. The Wakefield covered bridge burnt down and was re-built. The...More

Thank John D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Drove by the Wakefield covered bridge and it was a pretty sight! I don't think I have seen one like this before. Very picturesque but no real place to park and get out unless you want to walk a bit. Can't drive on the bridge.

Thank Context C
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful landscape and awesome Bridge. Especially when indian summer started.Take your time, go for a walk and enjoy the Nature!

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Reviewed September 26, 2018

You can see the bridge in the distance from the centre of Wakefiled and you will just want to visit. By far the best way to visit this amazing bridge is to walk from Wakefield along the old railway track then follow the path past...More

Thank AnneAlan46
Reviewed September 25, 2018

In Wakefield, the Wakefield (Gendron) Bridge spans the Gatineau River at 87.8 metres (288 feet) long, the covered bridge an authentic reconstruction of the historic Gendron Bridge (1915), which was burned by an arsonist in 1984. The project, spearheaded by a local committee that used...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The bridge itself is probably just an excuse to take a walk across and then take the trail (old railway) to the center of Wakefield. From there you can walk on one of the trails that will take you to the top of the mountain...More

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