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Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge

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Over the bridge with no woods....and no grandmothers house to go to....

Beautiful bridge that lights up at night! The bridge goes over the Missouri river and you can also... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Pammy B
Gateway to Atchison

Go over the bridge and you are in old downtown. You get a great view of the river as you pass over... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
skipsaundra
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An engineering marvel when built in 1938, the bridge was a boon to Atchison's economy.
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Beautiful bridge that lights up at night! The bridge goes over the Missouri river and you can also see it from Amelia Earhart's birth house! Go to see her house and don't miss out on the Trolley tour!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pammy B
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We crossed over the bridge coming and going. It was a nice memorial to her. You can see it from her house.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chelseajanae
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This bridge stretches across the Missouri River between Atchison and the state of Missouri and leads to an attractive riverfront park and walking path.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 9 March 2018

beautiful at night when all lite up in colors ! Nice to find so much information about Amelia and this bridge!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank _tweediebirds
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Go over the bridge and you are in old downtown. You get a great view of the river as you pass over the bridge.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed 7 September 2017

the path along the river is beautiful. I ran it daily. The park is quiet. There is very little traffic. I could start in the city and run into the cornfields.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank mummem
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Yes, it's just a bridge, but at night it's so beautiful. When we entered town the other night, the bridge was lit up red with moving lights and it was SO beautiful!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank M2Q
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The bridge was finished in 2012 and can be seen from the nearby Riverfront Park. I would not recommend pedestrians cross the bridge. It is also intended for bicycles but use extreme caution as this is a small town unaccustomed to such activities.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a unique bridge joining Missouri and Kansas. It is a vast improvement over the old bridge. Unfortunately there is no pedestrian lane for walking across the Missouri River. The arch spans just the Kansas side. I have been told this was because Missouri...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 180marthap
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is quite a bridge that I'm happy was rebuilt in its original location. I'm also happy that it has the name of Atchison's #1 claim to fame. It carries you across the Muddy Mo, from Missouri, directly into the city of Atchison, Kansas. Check...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tosha4jhawks
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