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Douglas Memorial Bridge - Historical Memorial

Klamath Beach Road, Klamath, CA
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This is the MEMORIAL . . . NOT the main Klamath Bridge!

In reading other reviews, I see that this is being confused with the Hwy 101 Klamath bridge... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
half-Brit
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Oregon Coast
Golden Bears

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

Reviewed 11 September 2017
alyhsnna55
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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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  • Excellent22%
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  • Average33%
  • Poor5%
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“local history” (2 reviews)
“klamath river” (5 reviews)
“hwy” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Klamath Beach Road, Klamath, CA
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

In reading other reviews, I see that this is being confused with the Hwy 101 Klamath bridge. This Memorial is NOT the bridge! You get to this Memorial by turning west on Klamath Beach Road -- this is not directly on Hwy 101. This is...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 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

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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