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French King Bridge

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Nice place to see and stop when going West

Always go over this Bridge when heading out to the Mohawk trail. It is one of those stops that is a... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
John C
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Great place to stop and have some amazing views

Beautiful bridge. Places to park on either side. Beautiful walk across and back. Just be... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
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Erving, MA
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always go over this Bridge when heading out to the Mohawk trail. It is one of those stops that is a must to see and actual enjoy. The views are great and the bridge is beautifully constructed. Always seem to have people on it taking...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful bridge. Places to park on either side. Beautiful walk across and back. Just be prepared that as traffic goes over the bridge you do feel it a bit.

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Was on the Mohawk Trail, route 2, enjoying all the foliage & had to stop by the French King Bridge. If you blink, you will miss Erving, its a pretty small town, with not too many attractions. There is a very small parking lot at...More

Thank ewright2013
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The French King Bridge connects two towns, Erving and Gill, over the Connecticut River. We love to stop here on the way to Williamstown. There is parking on the west side of the bridge. Once you park your car, you can walk over the bridge...More

Thank ALB63
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Driving the Mohawk Trail on Route 2, I revisited several attractions and landmarks I’d seen on a vacation trip to western New York via the Mohawk Trail. I passed over French King Bridge that connects from Gill to Erving over the Connecticut River. There was...More

3  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Stop and get out of the car and take a quick stroll on the bridge and admire the beautiful view of the Connecticut River and French King rock. Especially beautiful during the foliage season

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The bridge is a cantilever arch bridge with interesting architectural details in the lighting and railings, as it gracefully spans the Connecticut River. But the best thing is it's next to the French King Restaurant. Eat, and then walk it off! The scenery is majestic...More

Thank Lenthetraveler
Reviewed 7 November 2015

While traveling came across the French King Bridge and was pleasantly surprised. The steel decked arch bridge was completed in 1932 and has concrete abutments with beautiful pillars above the deck.. There is a parking lot on the west side where you can get out...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great views, should be amazing when the leaves turn! A look up and down the river, from a lofty perch.

Thank ronnyvous1
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We make a trip to this bridge at least once a year, usually in the fall because it is spectacular at that time. (So glad the restaurant is back open!) It is a cantilever arch bridge and beautifully designed, though the best view of the...More

Thank HopeLady
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Soo U
27 September 2015|
Response from HopeLady | Reviewed this property |
From the west, take Rt. 2 over and past the bridge and turn right onto Dorsey Rd. You'll be heading back towards the river. At the Y in the road, go right. Watch for trails, access points, etc. Also before the bridge on... More