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Hagwilget Canyon Bridge, New Hazelton
Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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.Before you head to New Hazelton, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly New Hazelton travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that New Hazelton has to offer, including Hagwilget Canyon Bridge.
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This old steel bridge is quite interesting. It's all steel even the roadway is steel grating which makes your car 'float'. The surrounding and the river gorge it crosses is quite spectacular too.
The one-lane bridge is interesting from an architectural perspective. If you walk over the bridge you have beautiful views over the canyon. However the walk is pretty breathtaking, especially if you f... read more »
This one lane bridge is a one of kind for the north. It has an amazing view of surrounding mountains and a spectacular view of canyon below.
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