Bixby Bridge

Bixby Bridge, Big Sur: Address, Phone Number, Bixby Bridge Reviews: 4.5/5

Bixby Bridge
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fiamma11
Vienna, VA3,645 contributions
May 2021
This feat of engineering is a beautiful subject for a photograph. Pull over, take it in, and capture a photograph. Limited parking exists, but it is possible to do so.
Written December 29, 2021
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Rc1
Sacramento, CA356 contributions
Dec. 2021
Great looking bridge with beautiful views from the viewpoint. We decided to pull over and stopped to enjoy the views. There’s limited parking space at the viewpoint but worth it! Do exercise caution when pulling out of the parking.
Written December 21, 2021
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Rachel548
Farmington Hills, MI423 contributions
Aug. 2021 • Family
Beautiful bridge! There aren't huge signs of anything so have it marked in your maps before you head out. Limited parking but lots of little areas to possibly park. Great views but if you have little ones, be mindful of the steep slopes.
Written October 7, 2021
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Wendy M
Long Beach, California577 contributions
Sep. 2021
This site is certainly worth the pull over. Walk along the bluffs for a good view of the bridge and gorgeous Big Sur scenery. One can't help but contemplate the cleverness of the engineers and courage of the construction workers.
Written September 19, 2021
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Boeing747-8I
Freeport, NY124 contributions
Sep. 2021
You have to appreciate the engineering marvel this bridge was for its time. Several scenic overlooks nearby.
Written September 9, 2021
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the5hefels
Dubuque, IA190 contributions
Jun. 2021 • Family
It is not marked on the road, so make sure you know you are coming up to it. Nice areas to get out and take pictures !!!!! Beautiful country side
Written August 2, 2021
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onecoolraisin
Huntersville, NC451 contributions
Jul. 2021 • Family
Pulled of here to take in the sights. Parking is easy to get in and out. Plenty of spots when we were there. I have a video of the squirrels on my YouTube account @onecoolraisin.
Written July 28, 2021
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GradingMachine
Oak Park, CA448 contributions
Jul. 2021
My wife and I raced over this bridge on our way to Big Sur from Carmel and then made a point to stop for photos on the way back to Carmel. Iconic!
Written July 22, 2021
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JBentraveler
Fort Walton Beach, FL614 contributions
Jul. 2021 • Couples
The Bixby is a work of art. It joins the mountains and has such a beautiful cove below. The dirt road to the east offers the best views. This road is best for pictures!
Written July 17, 2021
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roj1281
Houston, TX392 contributions
Mar. 2021
This was a nice place to stop and get photos. The bridge is beautiful to look at and with the amazing views of Big Sur behind it even more so. I saw people taking wedding photos here also. A word of caution though it gets very busy and you can take pictures on both sides of the road. Crossing the road can be a bit dangerous as some cars don't want to stop for pedestrians or some people jump out in front of the cars. Be careful!
Written July 10, 2021
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