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Bridge of Flowers

Shelburne Falls, MA
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Beautiful Transformation Of Old Industrial structure.

Originally built in 1908 as a trolley bridge to cross the Deerfield River, this is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Warrington, United Kingdom
No flowers in Novmber

We been there is November, so no flower at all but the view from the bridge is nice anyway. Enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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Bring your camera when you visit this former trolley bridge, which is a flower garden ablaze with color.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Originally built in 1908 as a trolley bridge to cross the Deerfield River, this is a beautiful attempt at regeneration. I did read the plaque that explains who first converted it into a bridge of flowers but my memory cells are not at their full...More

Thank Weekend_Roamer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We been there is November, so no flower at all but the view from the bridge is nice anyway. Enjoy the walk.

Thank pazitg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we read about the Bridge of Flowers in a guide book and decided to seek it out. We're so glad we did as it was truly amazing and luckily we were there before it was shut down for the season. Highly recommended, but the pathway...More

Thank ctp1513
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Nice little stroll over the bridge with a large variety of flowers, and shrubs etc. Very pretty place. A couple of little places to eat on either side of the bridge. Also the glacial pot holes and fossils in the rocks at the Falls. I've...More

Thank AntiqueSinks
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I can only use one word to describe this site and that is beautiful. It is a bridge spanning a small river that has been turned into a walking flowered wonderland. It is worth going out of your way to see this.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our traveling caravan just finished lunch and was traveling along the Mohawk Trail when someone in our group looked at the travel booklet and said "lets stop at the Bridge of Flowers". From the description in the travel booklet I was not eager to stop...More

Thank Atenant
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The Bridge of Flowers is a pedestrian bridge lined with flowers and shrubs. The plantings change so that there's always something in bloom. The villages at both ends of the bridge have nice art shops, cafes, and the like. And it's all free, including parking.

Thank Milpitas_traveller
Reviewed 26 October 2017

When someone suggested this we were sceptical, but we were wrong. For such a structure, what has been created is unique. The volunteers that maintain the bridge must be incredible gardeners (and deserve a gold medal) to keep it in such a great condition. The...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this site as part of a family nostalgia tour. My paternal great grandfather was a trolley superintendent on the trolley line that ran over this bridge. We have very little info about him besides this so my father wanted to see it. The...More

Thank lovetonenana
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Such a quaint neat town/village!! Shops, restaurants, and of course the flower bridge! Such a great experience! Lots of history in this town! The bridge is very well maintained and so beautiful to see!!

Thank HeatherCat7
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3 November 2017|
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Response from Janet L | Reviewed this property |
most of the flowers are now gone due to frosts/freezes, but there still might be something there. the best times to go are april-september or start of october befoire and after the frosts and freezes have happened. i found... More
21 July 2017|
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Response from Abbe C | Reviewed this property |
No! It is free, and it is also very short.
Kathleen G
14 July 2017|
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Response from Missy50hk | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a big parking lot at one end and lots of street parking. Parking is not a problem.