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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  • Only a short detour from Hwy 16, the bridge offers breathtaking views. I highly recommend visiting it. 
  • I always enjoy a visit to this attraction. It is a breathtaking experience to walk across the bridge and look down at the rapids below. It can be frightening if you are afraid of heights. The view of ...  more »
  • Great history and surrounding scenery. I suffer from vertigo though and had to force myself to drive across the one lane bridge high over the canyon.