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Douglas Memorial Bridge - Historical Memorial

Klamath Beach Road, Klamath, CA
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Golden Bears

Don't blink or you'll miss these golden bears when crossing this bridge. My boyfriend grew up in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alyhsnna55
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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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It exists, but no need to stop

I drove back and forth over this bridge a number of times during my recent stay in the area. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BrooklynRider
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Brooklyn, NY
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average35%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Golden Bears”
22 Dec 2016
“'Just' a bridge but a very nice one!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Klamath Beach Road, Klamath, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't blink or you'll miss these golden bears when crossing this bridge. My boyfriend grew up in California, and this brought back many memories for him as we passed through here on our family vacation this summer. He's been dying to stop here, because of...More

Thank alyhsnna55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drove back and forth over this bridge a number of times during my recent stay in the area. The first thing you notice: a gold bear statue on each side of the road. You say to yourself, "I wonder why they are painted gold."...More

Thank BrooklynRider
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you drive up or down 101 you have no choice but to cross this bridge over the Klamath River. Nothing to write home about.

Thank sndovale
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Here on this side road you can get a glimpse of the Klamath river on your drive to the mouth of the river where it meets the ocean and get out and walk to the river and ocean.

1  Thank jdserenity
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The first time I drove over this bridge I nearly crashed the truck as I wanted to look at the bears! We ended up staying nearby so drove over it nearly every day. I hadn't realized it was historical until we looked it up to...More

1  Thank BritsInABus
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The glimpse of the view from the bridge alludes to the beauty of the area - but we found nowhere to safely stop to admire it from. Maybe, in time, somewhere will be provided given the relative popularity. Liked the golden bear...

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 13 September 2016

You will be tempted to look at the river as you cross this bridge.The view is spectacular. That exit leads to some fine redwood forest and hiking trails.

Thank rainbonita
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This small spot is worth seeing, for the historical value. There is parking across the street (folks were stopping in the middle of the road--not cool). There is a plaque giving the history of this specific spot. Great.

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We actually parked on the side of the road, off the road in what is probably a turn out for something else but it was the safest spot to stop and take a few pictures. It was going southbound just passed the bridge. The Bears...More

Thank SunnyOnTheGo
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This is LITERALLY just a bridge, but it's different and neat in the sense of the gold grizzly bears on each side of it, you don't get that anywhere else in the state. There's no where safe to stop and take pictures of it so...More

1  Thank Kristi H
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