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Spruce Street Footbridge

Spruce St & First Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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Cute little bridge; worth the experience but choose timing carefully

This is a quaint little suspension foot bridge downtown. It's a little wobbly but structurally... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer G
via mobile
Dirty and unsafe area!

Okay for a one time visit if you have nothing better to do. Awkward to park nearby as well. There... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Peter F
United Kingdom
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Spruce St & First Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quaint little suspension foot bridge downtown. It's a little wobbly but structurally completely safe. The neighborhood - not as much. It's not terrible but make sure to go when it is well-lit and there are a lot of people around. Maybe make...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Okay for a one time visit if you have nothing better to do. Awkward to park nearby as well. There is a lot of left-over trash, empty bottles of alcohol, drug containers, cigarettes, etc. that makes the area dirty and unsafe.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Came with my girlfriend. Overrated tourist attraction. Crowded, no time or space to enjoy the view. Waste of time and gas money, nothing to do there.

Thank Dorian W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I liked this bridge but if you are afraid of heights I would just look or barely step on it. You can walk on this bridge over a canyon which is a long way down. It also swings as you are walking.

1  Thank bwellsanimal
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Yes, it is a short visit. The girls have never been on a bridge like this and they loved it..although the big bean wanted to go on it..couldn't make it all the way across because it was swinging:0

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was a quick visit, maybe 10 minutes. Walked (and swayed) across the bridge. The bridge will sway with a lot of people walking across. Its well maintained. Some visitors have added love locks to the cables of the bridge. We parked on the street...More

Thank HawaiiAndi
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This suspension bridge gets you from one side of a deep canyon to the other side in the Bankers' Hill section of San Diego. For foot traffic only, and built over 100 years ago. No one else on the bridge mid-Friday afternoon when I found...More

Thank barisaxman
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

So if ya have 30 minutes and ya need something to do this is it. Took the gals and headed this way before pizza. Lived in SD For over 20 years and first time here...don't expect the SF Bay bridge but a cute lil suspension...More

1  Thank r2bigdawgz50193
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Just happened upon this little gem. The views are beautiful here. As we went on a Sunday there were quite a few people on the bridge. Definitely not for anyone with a fear of heights or motion sickness. The bridge felt very sturdy and safe...More

1  Thank ReneeVG-
Reviewed 19 February 2016

As a San Diego native, I find it always interesting to find forgotten or less known places of "Old San Diego", The Spruce St. Footbridge is one of those hidden gems. Easy to find with a great view of the canyon below. As noted by...More

3  Thank PB-Drew
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