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Fabulous viewpoint for photos. There is room to park both sides of the highway. Need to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trixie70
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Mandurah, Australia
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Beautiful iconic location on the Big Sur highway.

Stopped here when driving south from Carmel down Highway 1 to the Big Sur coastline. The overlook... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful bridge with amazing scenery. There is a large parking section here so more cars can stop. There are no guard rails so you have to be carful walking around to take your pictures. We stopped on the north side of the bridge and on the south side. The north side has the better close up views of the bridge. The best view from the south side is a mile or so down the road as your going around a curve. It was very windy at this point so be careful.

Thank Jkcummings
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

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
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

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 at least one of the famous spots in Big Sur since 95% of it was closed to the landslides. We weren't the only ones... the road was full of those hoping to catch a glimpse before being made to turn around before you reach Pfeifer State Park. (then you ave to go back to Carmel and take Hwy 101 all the way around; about a 3 hour drive). Bixby Bridge was beautiful and looked just like the photos (see attached). A bit foggy when we visited, but still photo worthy.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

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 get pictures of the bridge with the Pacific on the other side of the bridge!

Thank MiamiMouse
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

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 can stop just before or just after the bridge and still get pretty good pictures.

Thank tonyl552
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