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Roebling Aqueduct Suspension Bridge

Lackawaxen, PA
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Remains of a bygone era

This bridge was used in an earlier time as a way for canal boats to move down river. The display... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tom A
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Historical Bridge over the Delaware!

This is a very cool place, first, the bridge was a crossing for Canal Boats back in the 1800's, how... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Donald S
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Glen Spey, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge was used in an earlier time as a way for canal boats to move down river. The display panels give basic information as to who, what, why when and where this all happened. It is a pretty basic description and there didn't seem...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a very cool place, first, the bridge was a crossing for Canal Boats back in the 1800's, how cool is that?! If you turn to the right after crossing the bridge, you come to the Zane Grey Museum, worth the stop! If you...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I drove from Milford to spend the day at the Roebling Bridge. On my way there I spotted two Bald Eagles. I walked across the bridge for some winter pictures. The museam was closed but the river was beautiful. I drove down to the Zane...More

Thank Milford_PaMooseman
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting bridge with a significant history. However there is not much around here so I wouldn't make a special trip. The walkway above the bridge was closed to pedestrians when we were here. It looks like the parks service has made significant...More

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The oldest existing wire suspension bridge .. Was able to drive and walk over the bridge.. There are signs explaining the features and history of the bridge.. There is also a toll house which has a small museum.. Beautiful scenes of the Delaware River...Def worth...More

1  Thank Ben Z
Reviewed 11 August 2016

One lane historic car bridge over the Delaware River from PA to NY. Pedestrian walkway, beautiful photo ops. Worth the visit.

Thank Louanne N
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting place to visit giving information about goods actually carried Over the Delaware River via aquaduct.

Thank Mary Ann J
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I had no idea how they moved coal prior to the day of the railroad. This was very interesting mental picture of how it was accomplished and the pure genius of those who designed and built the canals and bridge. Interesting little museum is on...More

Thank misskelly1010
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The Roebling Bridge was originally a canal boat aqueduct, adapted for cars - one way at a time! Fun to walk across the bridge and read about its history. Cars travel along what was the bottom of the aqueduct, and pedestrians walk higher up, where...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 5 July 2016

There are small parking lots on both the PA and NY side of the bridge. We parked on the PA side. There is a small seating area and bathroom. The view is very nice of the bridge and river. We found a small table and...More

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Jerry I
Is there a weight limit on Roebling Bridge? Can I cross with a bus? If so is there a height limit? Thanks
8 May 2017|
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Response from Milford_PaMooseman | Reviewed this property |
You can cross with a bus but but some passengers may have to walk across the bridge. When I do the eagle watch trips only 22 passengers are allowed on the bus. There is no height limit I am not sure what the weight limit is.
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