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Thousand Islands Bridge

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Address: 43530 US Route 81, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-2306
Phone Number: +1 315-482-2501
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This is so beautiful and brings back such great memories

My family and I have camped at Welsley Island State Park since I was 10 months old. This bridge brings back so many memories. It costs money each trip so if you're staying a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
SuzyD432014
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I have camped at Welsley Island State Park since I was 10 months old. This bridge brings back so many memories. It costs money each trip so if you're staying a while, I suggest buying the package. It definitely saves money. Very beautiful

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Cicero, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you get a chance to park at the NY information center and walk over the bridge, you can take advantage of the spectacular views- that is the best way to experience this awesome bridge. Be forewarned- it shakes when tractor trailers cross and it is an open girder foot path so it is NOT or those afraid of heights!... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The views when crossing this bridge are lovely! We used this bridge when crossing the border to and from Canada and there was little to no wait time.

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Thank Andrea B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a beautiful bridge especially at night. At night it is amazing to cross over, you can view the water and see the boats all lit up. KP

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Auburn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We crossed this bridge as we went to Canada and again on our return. It has one span from Alexandria Bay to Wolf Island and another to Wellesley Island. On each side you approach a toll booth first then a customs booth. Both sides had multiple lines for toll and customs. Be prepared with your toll and your passport to... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

If you've seen one bridge, this is nothing special. If you've never seen or been on a bridge before, by all means go to this bridge. It's quite pretty with lovely scenic views on either side while crossing to and from Wellesley Island. Certainly not a destination while in Alexandria Bay, but if you happen to cross it en route... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a lovely bridge. The lights on it at night are beautiful. The view from the bridge is amazing.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Nice views of the river and the islands on both sides. The speed limit is pretty slow and that give you ogle time.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This year we actually did both, crossed under the bridge and went over it. The view when your on the bridge overlooking the thousand islands is really something to see!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Either coming from Canada to the US or heading over to Wellesley Island or further on to Canada you'll travel over this beautiful bridge. Go slow and be sure to take in the view of the river.

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