The Big Creek Bridge is a 589-foot (180 m)-long, open spandrel, concrete deck arch bridge located on the southern portion of the Big Sur coast of California, along State Route 1 near Lucia. Opened for traffic in 1938, it crosses Big Creek Canyon on this scenic, mountainous coast.With our world travel planner, Big Sur attractions like Big Creek Bridge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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We saw it coming from the South and noticed white tarp covering the supports below the highway so you can really see the bridge outside of that. The first big bridge you hit though and it is just... more »
Big Creek Bridge is a 589 foot long spectacular concrete deck arch bridge located on the southern portion of the Big Sur coast of California, along State Route 1 near Lucia. Certainly worth driving... more »
Beautiful bridge and lookout point. Bring your camera! It's a great place for photos. If you don't like it, then build a bridge and get over it. 😂
Beautiful old bridge.... Won't be disappointed!!
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