Hagwilget Canyon Bridge, New Hazelton

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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  • August 10, 2017
    This bridge is unique and steeped in history. There are old photos you can google of the the ancient crossing made by Indigenous people. Today there is plenty of room for parking on both sides of the ...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This bridge connects New Hazelton with Old Hazelton. It is a one lane bridge, so you had to wait your turn. Being afraid of heights myself, I felt terrified every time I drove over the bridge. Very we...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    The bridge is quite an experience and certainly worth seeing. I wouldn't make a major detour for it, but it's nice if you're in the area.  more »
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  • March 20, 2017
    Unique bridge and beautiful scenery
  • August 15, 2016
    Interesting suspension bridge and canyon.

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