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Bixby Bridge

Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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You'll see it....you'll stop...you'll be in awe!

Pull over. Get out and check it out. Bring your tripod and put it on one of the large rocks. Great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Caesar R
Wanaque, New Jersey
A photo op - everyone stops, makes for a nice photo. Historic!

We visited Bixby Bridge a few weeks ago and as you know, the road (Hwy 1) down Big Sur is closed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melissa L
Tampa, Florida, United States
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pull over. Get out and check it out. Bring your tripod and put it on one of the large rocks. Great photo opportunities. The best views!

Thank Caesar R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Bixby Bridge a few weeks ago and as you know, the road (Hwy 1) down Big Sur is closed not far after the bridge. It's quite a drive (about an hour) from Carmel to Bixby Bridge, but we wanted to say we saw...More

1  Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so excited to see the iconic bridge. It's a must stop view point while exploring The Big Sur. Breathtaking views and great photo ops of bridge looking west to the Pacific and looking east towards the mountains. Be careful crossing the road to...More

Thank MiamiMouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bixby bridge has history, which is good to learn. But ultimately, it's a bridge. There isn't much parking and The limited space parking area comes up on you relatively quickly and a lot of people stop so be careful of sudden brake lights. You...More

Thank Cecilio L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the view of the bridge from the road. There are a couple of good places to pull off and take pictures. This is an iconic part of 101.

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are taking a drive down the highway 1 then you will pass over this bridge and it is worthwhile stopping to have a closer look. There are limited places to stop so you need to be ready to pull in once you spot...More

1  Thank 119kevs
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We couldn't resist stopping to snap a few photos of this famous bridge. Ok, maybe not as famous as Golden Gate... or Brooklyn Bridge... or Tower Bridge, but still. It's a cool landmark with limited parking on both sides. Windy and cold when we were...More

1  Thank Shauna M
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We managed to drive down from Carmel to see part of highway 1 and this was without doubt the highlight. Well worth the visit. When we went it was very windy and cold but that didn't deter ourselves. It's only about 30 minutes drive from...More

1  Thank Ianbb9
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A must stop place on the PCH to take few pictures and enjoy the views. It was very windy. A great spot.

Thank Iren L
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

A breathtaking view of the Pacific below and the drive to the Big Sur, the bridge itself is an engineering wonder attracting thousands of tourists daily

1  Thank bipsav
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Jessica B
19 May 2017|
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Response from Gul K | Reviewed this property |
You can always have a turn around. It's worth watching though
Barbara B
26 February 2017|
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Response from Ajay h | Reviewed this property |
just check the caltrain website for Highway 1 closure before you start.. based on the reports in local media, some portion will remain closed for few months because of damage to bridge.. so definitely you can not do... More
24 January 2017|
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Response from Gul K | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest asking law enforcing agency though.