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Lake Hodges Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

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A very worthwhile stop

Exit 26 off of I-15. The shortest walk to get on to the suspension bridge is from a gravel parking... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Easy walking bridge

The Lake Hodges walking bridge is along a great hiking or biking trail along Lake Hodges. There was... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Alexandra T
Murrieta, California
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Exit 26 off of I-15. The shortest walk to get on to the suspension bridge is from a gravel parking lot off W Bernardo Drive. Down hill to the bridge, not too strenuous going back up. There is some informational signage about the history of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jeepdarla
Reviewed July 20, 2018

We love to walk and for many years as we would drive south on Interstate 15, would promise ourselves to one day cross the bridge. Well, we finally did so last week. Although with the drought here in California robbing Lake Hodges's of most of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank plgroves56
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The Lake Hodges walking bridge is along a great hiking or biking trail along Lake Hodges. There was no water in the lake at this end at this time of year, but it was a lovely walk just the same.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed March 19, 2018

This is a nice visit to access a lot of good trails for either mountain biking or hiking. Depending on the recent rainfall, the area may be flowing or very dry. There is parking on the street that requires a short walk. It is immediately...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Ryano724
Reviewed January 20, 2018

the Lake Hodges park offers some simple and easy walks which include a walk across this interesting stressed bridge. Access is via a car park situate just off Highway I 15

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank davec0urt
Reviewed September 29, 2017

My husband and I took a walk along the trail to this bridge. The bridge spans Lake Hodges and at this time, there is water under the bridge. We saw beautiful scenery, including ducks floating on the water and an Egret sitting in a tree....More

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank lakelovinglady
Reviewed September 7, 2017

if you have never been on a suspension bridge this is your chance. it is not to high to be afraid but it does give a little when when walking or riding across it.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank paulmoyneur
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Just happened to see this bridge across Lake Hodges while driving on I-15. I had read about this bridge but hadn't made plans to stop until we saw it. We had to turn around and go back so we could get off at the right...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank LilyPlatteCity
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Search your favorite map app to get here. Parking is free just a bit of a walk from the bridge. I bike this often and see anywhere from the family walk to the hard core bicycler out there. There are apps and maps that show...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank PaulCH-53
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Its a bit of a walk, and at this time theres no water under the bridge but makes for an interesting viewing spot

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Joseph M
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August 8, 2016|
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Response from largomargo | Reviewed this property |
About 2 minutes if you don't stop!
June 25, 2016|
Response from San D | Reviewed this property |
Maybe could, but I have never seen anyone swimming. There are no beaches. Only activities seem to be fishing or boating. I have used my kayak on the lake. I have seen windsurfers.
September 27, 2015|
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Response from SteveInEsc | Reviewed this property |
Exit I15 at West Bernardo Dr / Pomerardo Road. Turn to West. go 0.4 mi and parking will be on right. Paved trail (0.3 mi one way) starts at North end of parking. Before the drought, Lake Hodges was under the bridge