How long is the Royal Gorge Bridge over the Arkansas River in Colorado?

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The Royal Gorge Bridge is 1260 feet long.

The Royal Gorge Bridge near Canon City, Colorado is in the middle of a theme park.  It is an 18 foot wide suspension bridge made of wooden planks built in 1929.  The bridge is suspended from 150 foot tall towers.

The bridge is quite a feat, and it was created for the sole purpose of being a tourist attraction.  If you’re not scared by being on a wooden bridge, being 150 feet off the ground for over a thousand feet should do it!

 

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