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Beautiful bridge in an amazing condition

The bridge itself is probably just an excuse to take a walk across and then take the trail (old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dlefebvre
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Mirabel, Quebec, Canada
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Great bridge. Still standing

Nice walk out of town to the bridge. It has some information board and a good audio exhibition of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
vickyhardy
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Port Elgin, Canada
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Chemin du Vieux-Pont, Wakefield, Quebec J0X 3G0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank dlefebvre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk out of town to the bridge. It has some information board and a good audio exhibition of the history. There is also a historic building on the other side of the river with a little museum and has the option for kids to...More

Thank vickyhardy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bridge has seen more than enough fires. Originally built to take on horse and buggy traffic is now restricted to foot traffic. It was re-built several times due to fires. If you are lucky you may see a young teen jump off the bridge...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This charming bridge was built on the site from 1915; it was destroyed by fire. Through fundraising events from locals the bridge was rebuilt and opened again in 1998. It was so well built, the scenery around is spectacular. Explore this hidden country charm!

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Its like any covered bridge but this pedestrian and cyclist only bridge is a symbol of the type of people living here . There is a history to the bridge which includes burning down and then being rebuilt by the local people through donations and...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I saw the bridge in the distance from town and had to see it. So glad I spotted it as it beautiful here! Great history too which you learn as you cross it. If you want to take a dip in the lake there’s a...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

When in Wakefield, this is something to see. Would you need to stop for it? No, but if you are in the area, it is a very photogenic stop where you can stretch your legs and walk through a beautiful covered bridge.

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This is a staple for the Wakefield in Ottawa area… I must say to anyone from out of town. Stunning on a sunny day.

Thank Anita777_12
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Whilst visiting Wakefield, Quebec visited the town's covered bridge. Well worth a detour to walk across this lovely wooden bridge with plates explaining how built.

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

First one I have ever seen, so it was a must-do stop while in Wakefield. You can only walk or cycle on the bridge.

Thank Cee C
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