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St. Johns Bridge

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Address: U.S. Highway 30, Portland, OR 97210
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+1 503-275-8355

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One of my fav bridges!

My family has great stories watching this bridge being built. It is a very beautiful bridge my favorite in town!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Kim M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family has great stories watching this bridge being built. It is a very beautiful bridge my favorite in town!

Thank Kim M
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have the joy of commuting over this bridge a few times a month, and aside from the striking aesthetics the view is amazing. Plus you have the wonderful cathedral park below. Stunning.

Thank hdhndsft
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i am sure when the big earthquake comes, this bridge won't be there any more... but for now, ride a bike or drive over it. on the north side there is a park under the arches of columns (hence called Cathedral Park) where you can stroll, see the river, look up at the bridge.

Thank jackwidely
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whether from the road top or at Cathedral Park underneath this is a wonderful oasis for photography, walking, and other recreation. There's a fishing dock that is popular and a boat ramp, so plenty of water enthusiasts about.

Thank Katherine M
Burbank, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

St. John's Bridge is an example of both beautiful and functional 20th-century architecture. Find parking under the bridge on the east side of the river and take a walk across the bridge; there are spectacular views, and on a clear day, you can see the four neighboring mountains including St. Helens and Hood. After you cross back, linger awhile under... More 

Thank VManWorld
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm so grateful I live closest to this bridge. It's very pretty and on the other side of it you get to go hike for hours in Forest Park. Someday I'd like to walk or bike across it too. Right now I've only seen in dozens of times by car.

Thank Marina B
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stayed in St John's (Airbnb) when we first came to Portland while looking for a house so got to cross the bridge all the time, it's lovely and I enjoyed it every time, one of the reasons I love Portland!

Thank Quinta53
Lebanon, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The bridge allowed me to cross the river and get where i needed to go, so as far as bridges go it was great. Where i had to get to had great views as well of the bridge so that was an added bonus.

Thank Michael M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I'm always afraid this bridge is gonna fall down someday because it is so old, but it hasn't yet. Good luck.

Thank Alzor S
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The St. John's Bridge is a beautiful piece of architecture in North Portland. There is also an enjoyable park and walking trail along the river. We enjoyed the bridge so much we purchased a photo of it and framed it for our family room.

Thank Lynne C

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