Hagwilget Canyon Bridge, New Hazelton

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Hagwilget Canyon Bridge is a suspension bridge over the Hagwilget Canyon on the Bulkley River, at the Wet'suwet'en village of Hagwilget, British Columbia. The current bridge was constructed in 1931, and later reinforced in 1990.Three previous bridges spanned the same location, the first constructed by Wet'suwet'en people, generations before white settlement. The Wet'suwet'en later reinforced their bridge using cable abandoned after the disbandment of the Russian–American Telegraph expedition.
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  • Don't like heights? Find someone to hang onto. This is a wonderful narrow bridge and you can see straight down through the bridge deck. Incredible 360° views from here. The noise of the rushing river ...  more »
  • I wanted to check out the historic town of Hazelton which is a 5 km drive off the main Highway 1. You turn at New Hazelton. On the way you come across the beautiful canyon. The highway crosses the can...  more »
  • Only a short detour from Hwy 16, the bridge offers breathtaking views. I highly recommend visiting it.  more »