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Rosedale Suspension Bridge

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Address: Rosedale, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
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This is a fun activity while making the circuit tour around Drumheller. It is something that one can do 12 months of the year. The bridge served as an important link across the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Burien, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun activity while making the circuit tour around Drumheller. It is something that one can do 12 months of the year. The bridge served as an important link across the river for minors getting to work. Nice view of the Red Deer River from the bridge.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very neat to see and to cross over on. An historical site. Can never have too many many mini chances to learn.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Not far from Drumheller. Could be a stop on the way to the Hoodoos. Enjoy the stroll across the bridge. Admire the valley. Great ice cream back in Rosedale when you are done.

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Richmond
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Nestled amongst a neat neighbourhood just off the main road outside Drumheller, this bridge is suspended just 20-30 feet off the river. The bridge itself has appeal, but on the other side is where the badlands or desert starts. It is a real switch from a local neighbourhood into the badlands in just a short walk across the bridge.

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Not an overly high suspension bridge however, neat if you have never been on one. No cost to cross, just walk right over and back. Bridge is made of steel with views of the river below.

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Cape Smith, Nunavut, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We were there on a cold, windy, raining, day. The bridge was swaying a lot and despite the person limit there were more than the limit on it. Didn't seem very safe but I crossed it on a dare. Was fun to see on the way to another destination.

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Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Not much here to get excited about, unless you use your imagination. All it is: a steel suspension bridge over the Red Deer River. Skimpy. But if you think of how easy it is for us in 2016 to cross the bridge as compared to how difficult it was for First Nations and early valley settlers to do so, it... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you don't like heights or rushing bodies of water, I wouldn't suggest this for you! My family and I loved it. We went right after it rained though, so it was slippery and the mosquitos were out. It was a great adventure to the other side and back!

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I'm not sure why they "sell" this as an attraction because there's not much to see. There is just one interpretive panel and private land that can't be trespassed on the other side of the bridge. But it's not every day that you can walk on a suspension bridge, so it was fun to spend a few minutes doing that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Another quick stop in this area. We took the walk across the bridge - beautiful river views - and yes, it does sway as people walk on it... So if you are skittish like me, it will feel a bit scary or exciting. But perfectly safe. Go on and try it! Fun. Also - there is a nice little local... More 

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