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Great views of the city

This is a pedestrian bridge built over an Old Iron Works damn that crosses the James River. It is... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Springfield, Tennessee
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Mindfulness walk

We visited on a Friday afternoon. They were setting up for the Friday Cheers events. This is a... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Emily S
Fairfax, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a bridge, it has no great feature other than the richness of the Civil War history. Plenty of reading materials for visitors to read. Visitors can walk across James River and view the skyscrapers of Richmond and the many features of the James River....More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The city of Richmond VA Planning and Development lighting division should be fired and replaced with people who understand quality lighting. The lights they select are cheap and not intended for commercial use. I'm am left wondering if the lights they purchase for pedestrian bridges...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is a pedestrian bridge built over an Old Iron Works damn that crosses the James River. It is an easy and walk that allows great views of the city and the River. From the bridge you can observe kayakers and rafters on the river....More

Thank Tennessee50plus
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Friday afternoon. They were setting up for the Friday Cheers events. This is a bridge that allows you to walk across the river or ride a bike across. It has beautiful views of the downtown Richmond skyline. The history placards are...More

1  Thank Emily S
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Dedicated in December, 2016, the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge has become a familiar and favorite spot for downtown walkers and bikers. It is nearly a third of a mile long and is only about 20 feet above the water. Great views of the city....More

1  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A great way to see more of Richmond by crossing the James from Brown Island. Don't forget when walking it to read all of the quotes from famous people during the Civil War. Once crossing the James they've even made the other side very neatly...More

1  Thank Midlotrails
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Although not really a destination in itself, it's a nice finale to visiting the Civil War Museum. The bridge offers very scenic views of the James River and its' magnificent rapids.

Thank JeffersonDavis
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I stumbled on this coming out of the Tredegar museum. There is lots to explore and several places to rest / picnic / climb / view. I did not see a map, which would have been helpful. It's not clear that you can circle around...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This bridge is genius! Go when the sun is setting for some gorgeous photos of the river and city. I typically park on the southern side of the river so I can walk across, around the canal walks and then back over. The breeze is...More

2  Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is more than simply a bridge. There are benches along the bridge itself, to stop and soak in the beautiful river views. This is wide enough to be accessible to strollers, wheelchairs and joggers/runners. Once across the bridge, there are walking/jogging trails that circle...More

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Darlene S
31 May 2017|
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There's parking at: Manchester Climbing Wall Parking You can google directions from your home to here. Hope you enjoy....