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Hextall Bridge

Bowness Road NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Great to be away from the wet and splashy winter sidewalks

When it warms up in Calgary, the roads get very wet and pedestrians can get a bit sprayed at times... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
River View

For a great view of the Bow River take a stroll across the Hextall Bridge. In late February and... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Roxi S
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Bowness Road NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

When it warms up in Calgary, the roads get very wet and pedestrians can get a bit sprayed at times. Thank goodness pedestrians and cyclists have a safe, dignified and dry way to get from Montgomery to Bowness, in the Hextall Bridge. It's a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

For a great view of the Bow River take a stroll across the Hextall Bridge. In late February and early March it is a wonderful place to watch the ice as it cracks up and floats down the river.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Without this restored antique bridge, pedestrians and cyclists on the Bow River Pathway wouldn't have a unique experience crossing the river here. It also seems pretty vital for local residents going back and forth. It's very well done, offering a good route for cyclists and...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Glad this survived the flood, I remember this being a bridge for traffic and hate way into Bowness, I was watched the new bridge being built and then convert this bridge into park of the pathway system. Good job on the upkeep.

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Reviewed 4 June 2012

I wasn’t expecting much from the Hextall Bridge. I knew it was a century old. I also knew that it was a fairly standard box girder bridge. But it wasn’t too far from my regular route, so I went to check it out. Perhaps it...More

5  Thank Country_Wife
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