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Thousand Islands Bridge

43530 US Route 81, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-2306
+1 315-482-2501
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This is so cool to drive on!

This prairie girl had a lot of fun driving on this bridge! Thank goodness the speed limit is so low... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Winnipeg, Canada
Beautiful at Night too

I drive over from Montreal and the view at night was beautiful as well. The bridge is well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jody H
Kiel, Wisconsin
via mobile
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43530 US Route 81, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-2306
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This prairie girl had a lot of fun driving on this bridge! Thank goodness the speed limit is so low on it haha.

Thank seajaydw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I drive over from Montreal and the view at night was beautiful as well. The bridge is well maintained. I will definitely come back during the day to check it out again

Thank Jody H
Reviewed 15 October 2017

this bridge is well maintained, it does have a toll, however, if you travel this bridge often you can get a card. On the Canadian Side is Hill, Island with some tourist stores and the Hill Island Tower that is great to see the islands,...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The views from the bridge are fabulous. We did not realize that you can walk out on the bridge until we were leaving. If you are not afraid of heights, I'm sure you can get great pictures.

Thank C B
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Wow, that's a tall bridge. I had to pull over and let my husband drive over it! Didn't realize there was a walking section. Next time I would like to walk it. During our 1000 Islands Boat Tour we learned there are 5 spans of...More

1  Thank deeremom430
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely bridge nice view and costs $3.75 Canadian to cross. When you cross stop in and check out the 1000 Islands Tower. Get a 360 view at over 400 metres on three observation decks. Gift shop on site too!

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great view of the river while traveling over to Canada. If I were brave enough I would have walked up to the center of the walk way and stood and took pictures, but I am afraid of heights. Would be a great place to take...More

Thank MiMinPap
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The bridge is well over 50 years old, the plan was to charge a crossing fee until it was paid for, about 500 million ago. A nice view of the area, along with the only way to Wellesly Island from the US

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Other than being a series of 4 bridge spans taking one from NY to Canada over Wellesley Island, I'n not sure what the big attraction is. There is a $2.75 one way toll from NY over the first (and tallest) span into the island. The...More

1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Best traveled in an SUV or truck to take advantage of the amazing views. You will take in incredible vistas of the St Lawrence and the Thousand Islands. Even the winter its a great view!

1  Thank odot1
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6 October 2017|
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Response from Tony G | Reviewed this property |
Personally, I don't think the bridge is worth a $70 cab ride.
7 August 2017|
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Response from Robert I | Reviewed this property |
That should plenty of time. There really is not much to see on Wellesley Island. We did the 2 Nations Uncle Sam Boat Tour and got off at Boldt Castle. Depending upon your interest level in the history of the Castle, you will... More
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!! :)