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Thousand Islands Bridge

43530 US Route 81, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-2306
+1 315-482-2501
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Stunning from above and below.

We went under this bridge on a boat and then over the water on the bridge to Canada. Neat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darla S
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York, Pennsylvania, United States
Walk it!

For the best view of the Thousand Islands, park your car across the street from the toll booths and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kirk H
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Clayton, New York
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43530 US Route 81, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-2306
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went under this bridge on a boat and then over the water on the bridge to Canada. Neat structure.

Thank Darla S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the best view of the Thousand Islands, park your car across the street from the toll booths and walk the entire length. It can get s bit freaky when a big truck drives by and the bridge has a slight bounce. Every time we...More

1  Thank Kirk H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

After paying a toll I think it was $2.75 you can cross this beautiful bridge. If you don't have your passport you can get off I-81, and turn around at the last 2 exits before going to Canada. Enjoy the view, however like other reviewer...More

1  Thank Casper_Bobo
Reviewed 20 April 2017

One bridge that connects Us and Canada. We can see it when we are driving on the bridge or from below when we are in the boat seeing thousand islands. Don't take pictures while driving. Can take good pictures from below. Nice and good view...More

Thank loki_knows
Reviewed 12 April 2017

you can see a lot of historical places from this bridge --and the beautiful as always st Lawrence seaway

Thank heracr
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Ok, I'm not sure why, but I am reviewing.... a bridge? It has a gorgeous view, but please don't be that tourist trying to take pictures while driving!!! it's pretty tight, and you'll cause an accident for sure...

2  Thank PorkDiddy98
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The 'bridge' is actually a series of bridges crossing from the US to Canada (or Canada to the US) over a number of islands. One of the most iconic bridges connects the US mainland to Wellesley Island. It is tall enough for freighters to pass...More

1  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

driving over the bridge is a must do if your in the area. The great height affords a view that is truly breathtaking. you can look up and down the river and see the many islands and Boldt castle and depending on when you go...More

1  Thank talltish
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This bridge is pretty cool; high up off the river, and offering wonderful views up and down the river. Some people are afraid to look down, over the railing and into the distance. But I'd recommend overcoming that, as the scenery is superb! BTW, remember...More

2  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My family and I have camped at Welsley Island State Park since I was 10 months old. This bridge brings back so many memories. It costs money each trip so if you're staying a while, I suggest buying the package. It definitely saves money. Very...More

Thank SuzyD432014
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tracylynn0111
Is there a place to park...so that we can walk across?
22 August 2015|
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Response from susanrJ6235NT | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can park in the parking lot and walk across the bridge... pick a nice day and bring your camera!! :)
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balloonartiste
So, if I cross it from NY, do I wind up in Canada? Aren't passports required?
19 July 2015|
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Response from susanrJ6235NT | Reviewed this property |
When you cross the TI Bridge, and go to Wellesley Island, you do not need your passport or an enhanced driver's license. If you are planning on going into Canada, then you need them!!!
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