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Not just a connection, a place to stop and enjoy the river valley

I was on a tear near Bowness, and decided I needed a quick break. The Hextall Bridge has a bit of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, Canada
Satisfies my fascination with suspension bridges

I love a good suspension bridge and the Hextall Bridge Calgary Alberta satisfies with its beautiful... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Durham, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a tear near Bowness, and decided I needed a quick break. The Hextall Bridge has a bit of street parking on the Bowness side, just enough when it's not busy. There is a lovely park on the Bowness side as well (John...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

I love a good suspension bridge and the Hextall Bridge Calgary Alberta satisfies with its beautiful structure.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

When it warms up in Calgary, the roads get very wet and pedestrians can get a bit sprayed at times. Thank goodness pedestrians and cyclists have a safe, dignified and dry way to get from Montgomery to Bowness, in the Hextall Bridge. It's a beautiful...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

For a great view of the Bow River take a stroll across the Hextall Bridge. In late February and early March it is a wonderful place to watch the ice as it cracks up and floats down the river.

Thank RoxiS3
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Without this restored antique bridge, pedestrians and cyclists on the Bow River Pathway wouldn't have a unique experience crossing the river here. It also seems pretty vital for local residents going back and forth. It's very well done, offering a good route for cyclists and...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Glad this survived the flood, I remember this being a bridge for traffic and hate way into Bowness, I was watched the new bridge being built and then convert this bridge into park of the pathway system. Good job on the upkeep.

Thank SJCPat
Reviewed 4 June 2012

I wasn’t expecting much from the Hextall Bridge. I knew it was a century old. I also knew that it was a fairly standard box girder bridge. But it wasn’t too far from my regular route, so I went to check it out. Perhaps it...More

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