The longest bike and/or footbridges in the USA or Canada

Kelowna Water Bridge (2014) near Kelowna, BC – Source: flickr.com

The following working list identifies the longest bicycle and pedestrian bridges in the United States and Canada based on the length (in feet) of their main span. A separate list of bridges that may be long enough to join this list, but for whom the main span length is currently unknown is provided at the end.

Bruce Vento Bridge (2022) – St. Paul, MN – Source: rosalespartners.com

Not included on the list are pedestrian/bicycle bridges that were previously built and/or used for motor vehicles like railway bridges or old highway/street bridges. However, if a new non-motorized structure was constructed on top of the old piers or abutments, those are included.

Columbia River Skywalk (2016) – Trail, BC – Source: tripadvisor.com

As always, any additions, oversights, corrections, or suggestions are most appreciated to keep this list as up-to-date and accurate as possible. For the time being, numerical rankings will not be included until the list is more fully complete. Enjoy!

University District Gateway Bike/Pedestrian Bridge (2018) in Spokane, WA – Source:L designboom.com

Notes:

* Approximate main span length measured by the author using Google Maps

+/- Estimated main span length by another source

Italics – the blogpost author has bicycled or walked over the bridge.

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BRIDGE (YEAR OPENED) – CITY/STATE OR PROVINCE = MAIN SPAN LENGTH

Kelowna Mountain Water Bridge (2014) – Kelowna, British Columbia = 800 foot suspension main span

Columbia River Skywalk (2016) – Trail, British Columbia = 740 foot suspension main span

Russell Fork Gorge Swinging Bridge (proposed) – Breaks Interstate Park, Virginia/Kentucky = 725 foot main span 

Knoxville South Waterfront Bridge (proposed) – Knoxville, Tennessee = 710 foot arched main span

SkyBridge (2019) – Knoxville (Gatlinburg), Tennessee = 680 foot suspension main span

Oakland Estuary Bridge (proposed) – Oakland (Alameda), California = 664 foot main span

Souris Swinging Bridge (2013) – Souris, Manitoba, Canada = 605 foot main span 

Guy West Bridge (1967) – Sacramento, California = 602 foot suspension main span

Ross River Pedestrian Bridge (1944/2018) – Ross River, Yukon = 600 foot suspension main span – originally built for a pipeline

Eagle Canyon Bridge – Dorian, Ontario, Canada = 600 foot main span

Wing Tip Bridge (2013) – Piney View, West Virginia = 584 foot underspan suspension main span

Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge (2008) – Omaha, Nebraska to Council Bluffs, Iowa = 506 foot cable-stayed main span

Dublin Link (2020) – Columbus (Dublin), Ohio = 500 foot cable-stayed main span

Bruce Vento Regional Trail Bridge (2022) – St. Paul, Minnesota = 500 foot cable-stayed main span 

Sundial Bridge (2004) – Redding, California = 494 foot cable-stayed main span

Bright Angel Bridge – Grand Canyon National Park = 490 foot +/- suspension main span

Floyds Fork Park Catenary Pedestrian Bridge (2013) – Louisville, Kentucky = 480 foot suspended main span 

Capilano Suspension Bridge (1903) – Vancouver, British Columbia = 461 foot suspension main span

Pomologen Creek Footbridge (2002) – Fort Montgomery, New York = 461 foot suspension main span

Fort Edmonton Footbridge (2010) – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada = 454 foot suspension main span

Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge* (2008) – Nashville, Tennessee = 450 foot suspension main span

Kaibab Trail Suspension Bridge (1928) – Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona = 432 foot main span

McKenzie River Bridge (2003) – Eugene, Oregon = 431 foot suspension main span

Golden Skybridge (2021) – Golden, British Columbia = 430 foot main suspension span 

Cloudraker Skybridge (2018) – Vancouver (Whistler), British Columbia = 426 foot suspension main span

Preston Memorial Pedestrian Bridge – River, Kentucky = 420 foot suspension main span 

Amgen Helix Pedestrian Bridge (2004) – Seattle, Washington = 420 foot through-arch main span

Sacramento River Trail Pedestrian Bridge (1990) – Redding, California = 419 foot main span

Scenic Caves Suspension Bridge (2004) – Collingwood, Ontario, Canada = 420 foot main suspension span

Peace Bridge (2012) – Calgary, Alberta, Canada = 415 foot main span

Maroon Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2002) – Aspen, Colorado = 406 foot main steel arch span

Center Street Bridge (2010) – Des Moines, Iowa = 400 foot tied-arch main span – arch separates the foot portion from the bike portion

Kelowna Mountain Earth Bridge – Kelowna, British Columbia = 400 foot main span

Two Cent/Ticonic Footbridge (1904) – Waterville, Maine = 400 foot main suspension span

Rosedale/Star Mine Suspension Bridge (1931) – Drumheller, Alberta, Canada = 385 foot main span

Venderly/St. Joseph River Pedestrian/Bike Bridge (2009) – Fort Wayne, Indiana = 385 foot cable-stayed main span 

Veterans Administration Skybridge (1993) – Portland, Oregon = 378 foot cable-stayed main span 

Blumenauer Bridge (2021) – Portland Oregon = 377 foot through-arch main span

Interstate 4 Pedestrian Bridge (2003) – Orlando (Lake Mary),  Florida = 375 foot cable-stayed main span

Gorge Powerhouse Suspension Bridge (1920s) – Whatcom County, Washington = 370 foot main span

Tawatina Pedestrian Bridge (2021) Edmonton, Alberta = 362 foot main hanging span 

Kapalua Suspension Bridge (2008) – Kapalua, Hawaii = 360 foot main span

Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge (2011) – San Diego, California = 355 foot cable-stayed main span

Rene’ Lavoie Footbridge (2013) – Matane, Quebec, Canada = 352 foot main cable-stayed span

Conveyor Footbridge – Denver (Thornton), Colorado = 350 foot +/- suspension main span

Centennial Park Pedestrian Bridge (2024) – Buffalo, New York = 350 foot main span 

Esplanade Riel (2003) – Winnipeg, Manitoba = 349 foot cable-stayed main span

Forest Hill Park Footbridge (1940) – Cleveland, Ohio = 347 foot masonry arch main span 

Denver International Airport Pedestrian Bridge (1993) Denver, Colorado = 345 foot main span

Hangemann Gulch Bridge (2014) – Santa Cruz, California = 340 foot main stress ribbon span 

Gitwinksihlkw Suspension Bridge (1968) – Gitwinksihlkw, British Columbia = 339 foot main span

Peter DeFazio Bridge (2000) – Eugene, Oregon = 339 foot cable-stayed main span

Androscoggin Pedestrian Bridge (1936) – Brunswick, Maine = 332 foot suspension main span

Wards Island Bridge (1951) – New York City, New York = 331 foot verticle lift main span 

Humber Bay Arch Bridge (1994) – Toronto, Ontario = 330 foot double-ribbed arch main span

Lake Hodges Bike/Ped Bridge (2009) – San Diego (Escondido), California = 330 foot stressed-ribbon main span

Passerelle du Canyon des Portes de l’Enfer – Saint-Narcisse-de-Rimouski, Quebec, Canada = 329 foot suspension main span

Griffith’s Pedestrian Bridge (2008) – Vancouver (Burnaby), British Columbia = 328 foot through arch main span

Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge (2014) – Vancouver (Squamish), British Columbia = 328 foot +/- main span

Don Burnett Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge (2008) – San Jose (Cupertino), California = 325 foot cable-stayed main span

Highland Pedestrian Bridge (2006) – Denver Colorado = 323 foot main span 

SeaTac Skybridge (2020) – Seattle, Washington = 320 foot main span

Keeper of the Plains Bridge (2007) – Wichita, Kansas = 319 foot cable-stayed main span

Piiholo Ranch Suspension Footbridge – Makawao, Hawaii = 317 foot main span

Great Platte River Road Archway Monument (2000) – Kearney, Nebraska = 309 foot main span 

Colorado Center Pedestrian Bridge (2015) – Denver, Colorado = 309 foot steel arch main span 

Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge (2018) – Salem, Oregon = 309 foot steel arch bridge

Ranney Gorge Suspension Bridge (2004) – Campbellford, Ontario, Canada = 301 foot main span

Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Portland, Oregon = 300 foot main steel arch pan

George C. King Bridge (2014) – Calgary, Alberta, Canada = 296 foot through-arch main span

Granite Falls Suspension Bridge (1935) Granite Falls, Minnesota = 285 foot main span

East Hamilton Waterfront Link Bridge (2009) Hamilton, Ontario, Canada = 280 foot steel arch main span

Berkeley I-80 Bridge (2002) – Oakland (Berkeley), California = 279 foot steel arch main span

Rogue River Pedestrian Bridge (2000) – Grants Pass, Oregon = 279 foot main span 

Bagley Street Pedestrian Bridge (2010) – Detroit Michigan = 277 foot cable-stayed main span

RiNo Pedestrian Bridge – (2017) – Denver, Colorado = 272 foot main suspension span

Iron Horse Trail Overcrossing (2010) – Oakland (Walnut Creek), California = 270 foot main span 

American Tobacco Trail Bridge (2014) – Durham, North Carolina = 270 foot main deck span

Fall Creek Suspension Bridge (1934) – Ithaca, New York = 270 foot main span 

Jordan River Pedestrian Bridge (2017) – Salt Lake City, Utah = 270 foot main span 

Fremont Pass Trail Bridge (2021) – Copper Mountain, Colorado = 270 foot main span 

Cedar River Footbridge (2010) – Charles City, Iowa = 267 foot cable-stayed main span

Toccoa River Swinging Bridge (1977) – Dahlonega, Georgia = 265 foot main span

Pablo Pedestrian Bridge (2011) – Pablo, Montana = 265 foot main span 

Passerelle du parc de la Rivière-aux-Sables (1998) – Saguenay, Quebec, Canada = 263 foot cable-stayed man span

Bow River Footbridge (2013) – Banff, Alberta = 263 foot girder main span

Lake Merritt to Bay Trail Bridge – Oakland, California = 262 foot “S” inclined arch main span with a second 257 foot “S” inclined arch span

Ferry Trail Bridge* (1998) – Twin Cities (Bloomington), Minnesota = 260 foot steel girder main span

Terwillegar Park Bridge (2016) – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada = 260+/- foot stressed-ribbon main span

Salton Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – Vancouver (Abbotsford), British Columbia = 253 foot through arch main span 

Gorge Inn Suspension Bridge (1969) – Newhalem, Washington = 251 foot main span

Waimea Swinging Bridge (1996) – Waimea, Hawaii = 250 foot main span

Tallulah Gorge Footbridge (2002) Dahlonega, Georgia = 250 foot +/- main suspension span

Botanical Center Bridge (2004) – Des Moines, Iowa = 250 foot steel through arch main span

Vineyard Lane Pedestrian Bridge – (2007) – Seattle (Bainbridge Island), Washington = 250 foot main span 

Yankees 153rd Street Bridge* (2008) – New York City, New York = 250 foot main span

Boardman River Bike/Ped Bridge (2009)- Traverse City, Michigan =250 foot main span

35th Street Pedestrian/Bike Bridge (2016) – Chicago, Illinois – 250 foot main cable-stayed spans (two) 

U.S. Olympic Museum Bridge (2021) – Colorado Springs, Colorado = 250 foot main span 

River Drive Pedestrian Bridge – Davenport, Iowa = 250 foot main span

Cady Way Trail Bridge (2006) – Orlando (Winter Park), Florida = 247 foot steel through-arch main span

Crescent Avenue Pedestrian/Bike Bridge (2003) – Fort Wayne, Indiana = 246 foot main span

Tribeca Footbridge (1992) – New York City, New York = 241 foot through truss main span

Baker River Cable Stay Bridge (1998) – Mt. Baker National Forest, Washington = 241 foot cable-stayed main span

Drift Creek Falls Suspension Bridge (1997) – Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon = 241 foot main span

Robert I. Schroder Overcrossing (2010) – Oakland (Walnut Creek), California = 241 foot arched main span 

McLoughlin Boulevard Pedestrian Bridge (2006) – Portland (Milwaukie), Oregon = 241 foot steel arch through truss main span

Curran Suspension Bridge (1939) – Littleton, New Hampshire = 240 foot suspension main span 

Pioneer Pedestrian Bridge – Vancouver (Surrey), British Columbia = 240 foot steel arch main span 

Crazy Creek Waterfalls Suspension Bridge (2004) – Sicamous, British Columbia = 240 foot main span

Blackshale Creek Suspension Bridge – Canmore, Alberta = 240 foot main span

41st Street Pedestrian/Bike Bridge (2018) – Chicago, Illinois = 240 foot main spans (two) 

Creighton Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – Omaha, Nebraska = 240 foot through-arch main spans (two)

Overlake Village Station Bridge (2021) – Seattle (Redmond), Washington = 240 foot main span 

43rd Street Pedestrian/Bike Bridge (2022) – Chicago, Illinois = 240 foot main spans (two) 

Keeseville Suspension Bridge (1888) – Keeseville, New York = 240 foot main span

Little Arkansas River Footbridge – Wichita, Kansas = 240 foot cable-stayed main span

Reiman Bridge (2001) – Milwaukee, Wisconsin = 240 foot cable-stayed main span

Rivanna River Pedestrian Bridge (proposed) – Charlottesville, Virginia = 240 foot cable-stayed main span or two 296 foot through arch main spans  

Seymour River Suspension Bridge – Vancouver (North Vancouver), British Columbia = 239 foot main span 

Adams Street Bike/Ped Bridge (2011) – Grand Rapids (Holland), Michigan = 236 foot main span 

Northgate Bike/Ped Bridge – Seattle, Washington = 234 foot main span 

Ohio River Levee Trail Bridge (2006) – Louisville, Kentucky = 231 foot main span 

North Atwater Crossing (2020) – Los Angeles, California = 231 foot main cable-stayed span

Edna M. Griffin Memorial Bridge (2005) – Des Moines, Iowa = 230 foot steel basket arch main span 

Hubbell Arch Bridge (2005) – Des Moines, Iowa = 230 foot steel basket arch bridge

Rider Way Bridge (2005) – Des Moines, Iowa = 230 foot steel basket arch main span 

Corktown Footbridge (2006) – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada = 230 foot steel arch main span

River Oaks Pedestrian Bridge (2008) – San Jose, California = 230 foot pony truss main span

South Bayfront Ped/Bike Bridge (2010) – Oakland (Emeryville), California = 230 foot arch main span 

MLK Pedestrian Bridge* – Monroe, Michigan = 230 foot main span

Lansing Center Footbridge* – Lansing, Michigan = 230 foot main span

Mile High Swinging Bridge (1952) = Linville, North Carolina = 229 foot main span

Tempe Town Lake Pedestrian Bridge – Phoenix (Tempe), Arizona (2011) = 228 foot through arch main spans (four)

Rogers Bridge (2022) – Atlanta (Duluth), Georgia = 228 foot steel through arch main span

Little Golden Gage Bridge (1960) – Champaign, Illinois = 226 foot suspension main span 

Alcoa Pedestrian Bridge (2010) – Knoxville (Alcoa), Tennessee = 226 foot main span 

University District Gateway Bridge (2018) – Spokane, Washington = 225 foot cables-stayed main spans (two) 

Winooski River Footbridge (2015) – Bolton, Vermont = 224 foot suspension main span

Mad River Pedestrian Bridge (2002) – Dayton, Ohio = 222 foot main span 

Frances Appleton Bridge (2018) – Boston, Massachusetts = 222 foot main span

Hellroaring Suspension Bridge (1935) – Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming = 220 foot main span

Hanapepe Swinging Bridge (pre-1992) – Hanapepe, Hawaii = 220 foot main span

Yellowstone River Suspension Footbridge – Gardiner, Montana = 220 foot +/- main span

Martin Olav Sabo Bridge (2002) – Minneapolis, Minnesota = 220 foot cable-stayed main span

San Diego Sure University Pedestrian Bridge (2003) – San Diego, California = 220 foot steel arch truss span

Big Rock Suspension Bridge (2005) – Big Rock, Illinois – 220 foot main span 

Okemos Road Pedestrian Bridge (2015) – Lansing (Okemos), Michigan = 220 foot pony truss main Span

Crisman Crossing (2015) – Newbern, Oregon  = 220 foot Howe timber through truss

35th/36th StreetPedestrian Bridge (2016) – Denver, Colorado = 220 foot main span

Lehi Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Salt Lake City (Lehi), Utah = 220 foot main span 

Tukwila Urban Center Bridge (2028)- Seattle (Tukwila), Washington = 220 foot main span 

Lake San Cristobal Suspension Bridge (2010) – Lake City, Colorado = 220 foot +/- main span

Umtanum Canyon Footbridge – Kittitas County, Washington = 218 foot main suspension span

Granger Road Pedestrian Overpass – Cleveland (Valley View), Ohio = 217 foot suspension main span

Warner Road Pedestrian Overpass – Cleveland (Valley View), Ohio = 217 foot main span

Tidnish Suspension Footbridge – Tidnish, Nova Scotia = 216 foot main span (may be closed?)

I-41/US45 Bike/Ped Bridge (1970) – Milwaukee (Menomonee Falls), Wisconsin= 215 foot main span

Memorial Suspension Bridge (1923) – Winamac, Indiana = 210 foot main span

Sugar River Pedestrian Bridge* – Claremont, New Hampshire = 210 foot main span 

Lullwater Preserve Suspension Footbridge (2008) – Atlanta (Decatur), Georgia = 210 foot +/- main suspension span 

Stearns Road Bike/Ped Bridge* – Chicago (South Elgin), Illinois = 210 foot main spans (two)

Harbor Village Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – St. Joseph-Benton Harbor, Michigan = 210 foot main span

Grand Avenue Park Bridge (2019) – Seattle (Everett), Washington = 210 foot main span

Eau Claire Confluence Crossing Trail – Eau Claire, Wisconsin = 210 – foot tied-arch main span

Dale Earnhardt Memorial Bridge (2002) – Daytona Beach, Florida = 209 foot main span 

Kansas City Zoo Suspension Footbridge (1907) – Kansas City, Missouri = 207 foot main span

Hard Rock Stadium/Florida Turnpike Bridge (2019) – Miami (Miami Gardens), Florida = 207 foot main span 

Colorado Riverway Bridge (2008) – Moab, Utah = 206 foot steel through truss spans (three)

Table Mesa Pedestrian Bridge (2014) – Denver (Boulder), Colorado = 205 foot main span 

Duck Run Suspension Bridge (1922) – Glenville, West Virginia = 204 foot main span – abandoned

Marine Research Lab Suspension Bridge (2017) – Biloxi (Ocean Springs), Mississippi = 202 foot main span

Milford Swing Bridge (1889) – Nashua (Milford), New Hampshire = 200 foot suspension main span 

Turkey Run State Park Suspension Bridge (1916) – Marshall, Indiana = 200 foot main span 

US 90 Pedestrian Overpass (2002) – Jacksonville, Florida = 200 foot main span pony truss

Hudson River Way* (2002) – Albany, New York = 200 foot main span

Bitterroot River Suspension Footbridge (2004) – Conner, Montana = 200 foot main span

Yukon Suspension Bridge (2006) – Whitehorse, Yukon (tho in BC) = 200 foot main span

Consumnes River Pedestrian Bridge (2007) – Rancho Murieta, California = 200 foot Warren through truss main span

Flanders Crossing (2021) – Portland, Oregon = 200 foot steel truss main span

Skydance Bridge (2012) – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma = 200 foot pony truss main span

Virgil Gilman Trail IL 56 Bridge (2006) – Chicago (Aurora), Illinois = 200 foot main pony truss span

East Boise River Footbridge – Boise, Idaho (2001) = 200 foot steel through arch main span

Saranac River Pedestrian Bridge – Plattsburgh, New York = 200 foot main suspension span

Alcoa Greenway Bridge (2010) – Knoxville (Alcoa), Tennessee = 200 foot pony truss main span

Sweetwater Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2012) – Lithia Springs, Georgia = 200 foot main span 

Washington Avenue Pedestrian Bridge (2014) – Denver (Golden), Colorado = 200 foot steel arch main span

Great Seneca Pedestrian Bridge – Washington, DC (Gaithersburg, MD) = 200 foot main pony truss span

Nickel Plate Trail Bridge (2018) – Kokomo, Indiana = 200 foot pony truss main span 

D & L Trail Bridge (2019) – Lehigh Valley (Jim Thorpe), Pennsylvania  = 200 foot through truss main span 

Pendleton Pedestrian Bridge (2020) – Indianapolis (Pendleton), Indiana = 200 foot main span

Cedar Avenue Pedestrian Bridge (2022) – Twin Cities (Apple Valley), Minnesota = 200 foot main bow truss span 

Taylor Yard Pedestrian Bridge (2022) – Los Angeles, California = 200 foot main spans (two)

Sherbrooke Pedestrian Bridge (1997) – Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada = 197 foot steel truss main span 

Saline Creek Drive Pedestrian Bridge – Fort MacMurray , Alberta = 197 foot arch main span 

Elk Falls Suspension Bridge (2015) – Campbell River, British Columbia = 197 foot main span

Black River Harbor Suspension Bridge (1939) – Ironwood (Ottawa National Forest), Michigan = 193 foot main span

Marsh Road Pedestrian Bridge – Lansing (Haslett), Michigan = 193 foot street truss main span

Tishomingo Swinging Bridge (1939) – Tishmingo State Park, Mississippi = 190 foot +/- main span

Kishwoot Island Park Footbridge – Whitehorse, Yukon = 190 foot +/- suspension main span

Ochsner Hospital Pedestrian Bridge(2012) – New Orleans (Metarie), Louisiana = 190 foot main span  

South Reserve Pedestrian Bridge (2017) – Missoula, Montana = 190 foot steel arch main span

Milne Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – Toronto (Markham), Ontario = 190 foot main suspension span 

UCSD Mesa Housing Bridge (2020)- San Diego, California = 190 foot main span 

Lincoln Park Passerelle (1940) – Chicago, Illinois = 187 foot through-arch main span

Rhine-Lafayette Pedestrian Overpass  (2015) – Portland, Oregon = 184 foot steel through-truss main span

International Speedway Blvd. Bridge (2015) – Daytona Beach, Florida = 182 foot main span 

Rock City Swing Along Bridge – Atlanta (Lookout Mountain), Georgia = 180 foot main span

Tridge (1981) – Midland, Michigan = 180 foot wood through-arch spans (three)

Old Plank Road Trail Bridge (1999) – Chicago (Frankfort), Illinois = 180 foot cable-stayed main span 

Warm Springs “Red” Footbridge* (2000) – Boise, Idaho = 180 foot through-arch main span

Baylor Stadium Footbridge* – Waco, Texas = 180 foot main span 

West Pedestrian Bridge (2015) – Boise (Garden City), Idaho = 180 foot steel truss main span

Barbara Walker Wildwood Trail Crossing (2019) – Portland, Oregon = 180 foot main span 

Lincoln Village Pedestrian Bridge (2020) – Chicago, Illinois = 180 foot main span 

King-Liberty Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Toronto, Ontario = 180 foot main span 

Water Street Trail Bridge* – Detroit (Ypsilanti), Michigan = 180 foot main span

Luce Line Trail Bridge (2005) – Hutchinson, Minnesota = 178 foot main spans (two) 

Big M Pedestrian Bridge/Dinkytown Bridge (1949/1995) – Minneapolis, Minnesota = 176 foot suspension main span 

Monon Trail/IN 32 Pedestrian Bridge (2020) – Indianapolis (Westfield), Indiana = 176 foot pony truss main span

Jefferson Avenue Footbridge (1902) – Springfield, Missouri = 175 foot steel through-truss main spans (3) – temporarily closed

Gold Strike Park Pedestrian Bridge (2001) – Denver (Arvada), Colorado = 175 foot cable-stayed main span

Caguitas River Suspension Footbridge (2007) – Caguas, Puerto Rico – !75 foot main span

Confluence Trail Pedestrian Bridge (2020) – Atlanta, Georgia = 175 foot pony truss main span 

Chauga Heights Footbridge – Chauga Heights, South Carolina = 175 foot suspension main span

Arroyo Grande Swinging Bridge (1995) – Arroyo Grande, California = 171 foot main span

Wanakena Footbridge (1902) – Wanakena, New York = 171 foot main span 

Liberty Bridge (2004) – Greenville, South Carolina = 171 foot cable-stayed main span

Delta Ponds Pedestrian Bridge (2010) – Eugene, Oregon = 171 foot cable-stayed main span

Fort York Pedestrian Bridge – North (2017) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada = 171 foot steel arch main span

Foster Park/Lovelock Pedestrian Bridge* (ca 1920) – Fort Wayne, Indiana = 170 foot suspension main span

Wallace Caldwell Memorial Bridge (1940) – Chicago (Riverside), Illinois = 170 foot main suspension span

George S. Eccles 2002 Legacy Bridge (2001) – Salt Lake City, Utah = 170 foot cable-stayed main span

AOL Headquarters Bridge (2001) – Washington, DC (Dulles, VA) = 170 foot main span

Keystone Trail/Little Papillion Bridge* – Omaha, Nebraska = 170 foot main span  

Rhythm City Skybridge (2005) – Davenport, Iowa = 170 foot cable-stayed main span

Union Gateway Bridge (2010) – Denver, Colorado = 170 foot main pony truss span

Great AlleghenyTrail Bridge (2010) – Pittsburgh (Duquesne), Pennsylvania = 170 foot main span 

Wolf Trap Pedestrian Bridge (2012) – Washington, DC (Vienna, VA)= 170 foot main span 

Lincoln Avenue Pedestrian Bridge (2019) – Denver (Lone Tree), Colorado = 170 foot main span 

Infosys Pedestrian Bridge (2020) – Indianapolis, Indiana = 170 foot main truss span

Stillwater River Suspension Footbridge (2021) – Dayton (Covington), Ohio = 170 foot main span

Coliseum Boulevard/Parker Cole Crossing (2020) – Fort Wayne, Indiana = 168 foot cable-stayed main span

Little Mac Footbridge (1996) – Manistee, Michigan = 167 foot suspension main span

Grand River Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – Kitchener (Cambridge), Ontario = 167 foot main spans (two) 

Tropicana/MGM North Bridge (?) – Las Vegas, Nevada = 166 foot main span

Sultan River Bike/Ped Bridge (2019) – Sultan, Washington = 166 foot main span 

Hampton Avenue Pedestrian Bridge (2020) – Greenville, South Carolina = 165 foot main span 

Cascade Park Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Cleveland (Elyria), Ohio – 166 foot main span 

Utah Valley University Bridge (2021) – Provo (Orem), Utah = 165 foot main spans (two)

Adobe Creek/US 101 Bridge (2021) – Palo Alto, California = 165 foot pony truss main span

Buntzen Lake Suspension Bridge = Lake Butzen, British Columbia = 164 foot main span

La Manche Suspension Bridge (2000) – La Manche, Newfoundland = 164 foot main span

Phyllis J. Tilley Memorial Bridge (2012) – Fort Worth, Texas = 163 foot stressed concrete ribbon arch main span

André Blouin Footbridge (2014) – Amqui, Quebec = 163 foot main span

Roselle Road Pedestrian Bridge (2019) – Chicago (Schaumburg), Illinois = 163 foot main spans (three)

US 27 Pedestrian Bridge (1972) – Pine Knot, Kentucky = 160 foot aluminum arch main span

Beaverton Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Portland (Beaverton), Oregon = 160 foot main spans (two) 

Bud Hendrickson Bridge* (2015) – LaCrosse, Wisconsin = 160 foot main span  

Yellow Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2016) – Akron (Copley), Ohio = 160 foot main span

Riverwalk Cultural Trail Pedestrian Bridge – Elkhart, Indiana = 160 foot main span 

Oconto River Pedestrian Bridge – Oconto County, Wisconsin = 160 foot main span

Broadmeadows Bridge* – Columbus, Ohio = 160 foot wooden through-arch main span 

Poudre River Pedestrian Bridge* – Fort Collins, Colorado = 160 foot main span

Katy Trail/Mockingbird Ped Bridge* (2014) – Dallas, Texas = 160 foot main spans (two) 

Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge (1988) – Minneapolis, Minnesota = 159 foot through truss main span

US 90 Pedestrian Bridge – Biloxi, Mississippi = 158 foot through truss main span 

Prairie Street Bike/Pedestrian Bridge (2015) – Elkhart, Indiana = 158 foot pony truss main span 

Ash Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Bridgeport/Fairfield, Connecticut = 158 foot main span 

North Bank Bridge (2012) – Boston (Cambridge), Massachusetts = 157 foot main span

Colman Dock Pedestrian Bridge (2019) – Seattle, Washington = 157 foot main span 

Airport Parkway Ped/Bike Bridge* – Ottawa, Ontario = 157 foot main span 

Wright State Way (2015) – Dayton (Beavercreek), Ohio = 156 foot main spans (three) 

Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge (2017) – Glenwood Springs, Colorado = 156 foot main spans (three) 

Point Bonita Lighthouse Footbridge (1950s) – Point Bonita, California = 155 foot main suspension span

Wolfensberger Pedestrian Bridge (2016) – Denver (Castle Rock), Colorado = 155 foot main span

Oldsmar Adventure Park – Tampa Bay (Oldsmar), florida = 154 foot +/- main span

Washington & Old Dominion Trail Bridge (2021) – Washington, DC (Arlington, VA) = 153 foot long main span

Hard Rock Stadium/Marino Blvd (2019) – Miami (Miami Gardens), Florida = 152 foot main span 

Kicking Horse Bridge (2001) – Golden, British Columbia, Canada = 151 foot timber main span

Cocoplum Bridge (2013) – Miami (Coral Gables), Florida = 151 foot main span 

Willow Metropark Trail Bridge* – Detroit (New Boston), Michigan = 151 foot main span

Wind River Suspension Bridge (1930s) – Carson, Washington = 150 foot main span

Cow Pasture River Bridge (1992) – George Washington National Forest, Virginia = 150 foot suspension main span

Kimberling Creek Suspension Bridge (1992) – Jefferson National Forest, Virginia = 150 foot main span

Greenbrier Suspension Bridge (1994) – Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia = 150 foot main span

Cassidy Suspension Bridge (1997) – Sierra National Forest, California = 150 foot main span

BP Pedestrian Bridge (2004) – Chicago, Illinois = 150 foot main span

Sioux Falls Bike Trail Bridge (2005) – Sioux Falls, South Dakota = 150 foot main span 

Lancaster Country Club Bridge (2007) – Lancaster, Pennsylvania = 150 foot main span 

CAP Trail Bridge (2012) – Phoenix, Arizona = 150 foot main spans (four) 

I-35E Ped Bridge at UNT* – Dallas-Ft. Worth (Denton), Texas = 150 foot main span 

Ravine Garden Suspension Bridge (2012) – Seattle (Bellevue), Washington = 150 foot main span 

Cole Pedestrian Bridge* (2014) – Logansport, Indiana = 150 foot main span

Universal City Station Bridge (2016) – Los Angeles, California = 150 foot main span

Smolen-Gulf Covered Pedestrian Bridge (2016) – Ashtabula, Ohio = 150 foot main span 

Kalahari Resort Pedestrian Bridge (2017) – Sandusky, Ohio = 150 foot main span 

King of Trails Bridge (2018) – Iola, Kansas = 150 foot main span 

Hwy. 401 Pedestrian Bridge (2020) – Toronto (Mississauga), Ontario = 150 foot main span 

Bryn Mawr Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Chicago (Rosemont), Illinois = 150 foot main spans (two) 

Erie-Lackawanna Trail/Columbia Ave. Bridge* – Chicago (Hammond, IN) = 150 foot main span

Pedestrian Bridge – Colorado Springs, Colorado = 150 foot main span

Kapaa Suspension Bridge – Kapaa, Hawaii = 150 foot main span

Blanchard River Pedestrian Bridge* – Findlay, Ohio = 150 foot main span

Findlay Country Club Bridge #1* – Findlay, Ohio =150 foot main span

Findlay Country Club Bridge #2* – Findlay, Ohio =150 foot main span

Ottawa River Pedestrian Bridge* – Lima, Ohio = 150 foot mains span

Waterway Village Pedestrian Bridge (2026) – Mobile (Gulf Shores), Alabama = 150+ foot arched main span

Kensington Metropark Trail Bridge* – Detroit (South Lyon), Michigan = 150 foot main span

I-215 Beltway Truss Bridge (2014) – Las Vegas, Nevada = 148 foot main truss

Erie-Lackawanna Trail/Little Calumet Bridge* – Chicago (Highland, IN) = 148 foot main span 

Milne Dam Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – Toronto (Markham), Ontario = 148 foot cabled stayed main span 

Tobacco Trail Bridge (2004) – Greensboro, North Carolina = 147 foot main span  

9th Street Pedestrian Bridge (2006) – Wilmington, Delaware = 147 foot main span 

Bjarne Ness Memorial Footbridge (1971) – Fort Ransom, North Dakota = 145 foot +/- main suspension span

47th Street Pedestrian/Bike Bridge (2007) – Chicago, Illinois = 145 foot main steel arch span

S.F. Bay Trail Bridge (2009) – San Francisco (South S.F. ), California = 145 foot main span

Kingsway Pedestrian Bridge (2009) – Vancouver (Burnaby), British Columbia = 145 foot through arch main span 

Passerelle des Basques (1999) – Trois-Pistoles, Quebec, Canada = 144 foot suspension main span

McHenry Riverwalk Bridge (2006) – Chicago (McHenry), Illinois = 144 foot main span 

Central Marin Ferry Connection Pathway Bridge (2015) – San Francisco (Larkspur), California = 144 foot main span

Saulteaux Pedestrian Bridge (2017) – Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan = 144 foot main suspension span

Pine Slough Wetlands Bridge (2004) – Boise (Eagle), Idaho = 143 foot main span 

Fort York Pedestrian Bridge-South (2017) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada = 141 foot arch main span

Blue Heron Bridge (2005) – Boston (Newton), Massachusetts = 141 foot steel tied-arch main span

Regional Transportation District Footbridge (2010) – Denver (Broomfield), Colorado = 141 foot main span

Mississinewa River Ped/Bike Bridge – Marion (Gas City), Indiana = 140 foot main span 

Rattlesnake Bridge* (2002) – Tucson, Arizona = 140 foot main spans (two)

College Avenue Pedestrian Bridge (2004) – Columbia, Missouri = 140 foot main span 

Freight House Pedestrian Bridge (2006) – Kansas City, Missouri = 140 foot main span

T. Evans Wyckoff Memorial Bridge (2008) – Seattle, Washington = 140 foot main span

Moody Pedestrian Bridge (2016) – Austin, Texas = 140 foot cable-stayed main spans (two)

Moores Creek Bridge (2020) – Charlottesville, Virginia = 140 foot main span 

Park @ Bothell Landing Bridge (2021) – Seattle (Bothell), Washington = 140 foot pony truss main span

Ygnacio Valley Road Overcrossing* – Oakland (Walnut Creek), California = 140 foot through arch main span

Faurot Park Pedestrian Bridge* – Lima, Ohio = 140 foot main span

Sunset Transit Center Bridge* – Portland, Oregon = 140 foot main span

Croswell Swinging Bridge (1905) Croswell, Michigan = 139 foot main span 

Silver Comet Trail Bridge (2003) – Atlanta (Powder Springs), Georgia = 139 foot main span 

Wilderness Park Footbridge (2015) – Lincoln Nebraska = 139 foot main span

Harborlands Pedestrian Bridge* (2018) – Toronto (Oshawa), Ontario = 138 foot main span

Johnson Street Pedestrian Bridge – San Antonio, Texas = 138 foot main span

Metropark Trail Bridge* – Detroit (New Boston), Michigan = 138 foot main span

Lion’s Park/Hangingstone River Pedestrian Bridge (2011) – Fort MacMurray, Alberta = 138 foot cedar main span 

Danville Swinging Bridge – Indianapolis (Danville), Indiana = 137 foot +/- main suspension span

White City Canal Trail Bridge (201?) – Salt Lake City, Utah – 136 foot main span 

Moffat Cancer Center Bridge (2004) – Tampa, Florida = 135 foot main span 

GO Pedestrian Bridge* (2012) – Toronto (Pickering), Ontario = 135 foot main span

Riverview Bridge (2015) – Seattle (Renton), Washington = 135 foot main span

Top Crossing Bridge (2007)- Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada = 134 foot main span (two)

Loop 101 Pedestrian Bridge – Phoenix (Glendale), Arizona (2011) = 134 foot cable-stayed mains spans (two) 

Thoreau Footbridge (2015) – Waterbury (Washington), Connecticut = 134 foot suspension main span

Erie Canalway Trail Bridge (2019) – Buffalo (Amherst), New York = 134 foot main span 

I-10 Pedestrian Bridge (1949) – San Antonio, Texas = 131 foot main steel arch span

McKee Road Pedestrian Bridge – Madison, Wisconsin = 131 foot pony truss main span

Birchwood Pedestrian Bridge (proposed) – Fort MacMurray, Alberta = 131 foot main span 

Midtown Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – Airdrie, Alberta = 131 foot main span

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge (1912) – Vancouver (North Vancouver), British Columbia, Canada = 130 foot main span

27th Avenue Bridge (1941) – New York City (Brooklyn), New York = 130 foot main steel arch span

Frohnmayer Bridge* – Eugene, Oregon = 130 foot main spans (three)

Greenway Pedestrian/Bike Bridge* – Eugene, Oregon = 130 foot main spans (three) 

Owosso Bike Bridge* – Eugene, Oregon = 130 foot main span(s)

Denver Millennium Bridge (2002) – Denver, Colorado = 130 foot cable-stayed main span

Bridge of Glass (2002) – Tacoma, Washington = 130 foot main span

Oakhurst Linear Park Bridge (2004) – Chicago (Aurora), Illinois = 130 foot main span 

Cincinnati Zoo Bridge (2008) – Cincinnati, Ohio = 130 foot main span 

US 23 Pedestrian/Bike Bridge* – Detroit (Ann Arbor), Michigan =130 foot main spans (two)

IUSB Bike Trail Bridge* – South Bend, Indiana = 130 foot main spans (four)

Pennyrile Rails-to-Trails (2013) – Clarksville, TN (Hopkinsville, KY) = 130 foot main span 

Ansonia Pedestrian Bridge (2018) – New Haven (Ansonia), Connecticut = 130 foot main span 

Bushkill Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2019) – Lehigh Valley (Easton), Pennsylvania = 130 foot main span 

Northwest Expressway Pedestrian Bridge (2022) – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma = 130 foot main span 

Water Street Trail Bridge South* – Detroit (Ypsilanti), Michigan = 130 foot main span

Ford Lake Trail Bridge* – Detroit (Ypsilanti), Michigan = 130 foot main span

Barnard Magnet School Bridge (2006) – New Haven, Connecticut = 129 foot main span 

McIntire Park Pedestrian Bridge – Charlottesville, Virginia = 127 foot main span

Tower District Pedestrian Bridge (2010) – Columbus, Ohio = 126 foot main span

Slattum-Hewett Suspension Footbridge (1974) – Fort Ransom, NorthDakota = 125 foot +/- main span

Knickerbocker Bicycle Bridge* (1980) – Eugene, Oregon = 125 foot main span

The Link (1988) – Kansas City, Missouri = 125 foot main span

Dry Creek Pedestrian Bridge (2001) – Denver (Englewood), Colorado = 125 for main span

Stanford Golf Course Bridge (2005) – San Francisco (Palo Alto), California = 125 foot main span 

Trailnet Multi-Use Pedestrian Bridge (2017) – Athabasca, Alberta = 125 foot main span

Marvin Adams Waterway Bridge (2017) – Miami (Key Largo), Florida = 125 foot main span

Metrorail Pedestrian Overpass (2017) – Miami (Coral Gables), Florida = 125 foot main span 

Brady Street Bridge – Milwaukee, Wisconsin = 125 foot main span

Gateway Bridge (proposed) – Tulsa, Oklahoma = 125 foot main spans (twelve)

Memorial Bridge (1923) in Winamac, IN – photo by author

Other possible bridges:

  • Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook (2016) – Amsterdam, NY
  • Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge – Portland
  • Dodger Point Bridge – Olympic National Park, Washington
  • Coalbanks Crossing Bridge (2003) – Lethbridge, AB
  • Forrest & Maxie Preston Memorial Suspension Bridge (1999)
  • Fraser River pipeline/ped bridge – 200m
  • Patapsco State Park Suspension Bridge – Baltimore, MD
  • Gayle B. Price, Jr. Bridge – Dayton, OH
  • James River Suspension Bridge – Buchanan, VA
  • Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge – Troy, Montana
  • Mason Park Bridge – Houston, TX 
  • Milwaukee River Skybridge
  • Montmorency Falls Suspension Bridge
  • Nichols Bridgeway (2009) – Chicago
  • Phoenix Gateway Bridge – Hartford, CT
  • Prince’s Island Bridge – Calgary, AB
  • Ravine Bridge – New Brunswick, NJ
  • Rector Street Bridge – NYC, NY
  • Riverside Drive Skyway Bridge I and II – NYC, NY
  • Myles Canyon Suspension Bridge – Yukon, Canada
  • Rockefeller University Footbridge – NYC, NY
  • Ryan Island Suspension Bridge – Great Falls, MT
  • Scripps Crossing Ped Bridge – San Diego = 140′ ?main span
  • Spokane Falls Bridge I and II
  • Stone Mountain Cable Stayed Bridge (1983)
  • TVA Appalachian Footbridge, TN 
  • Zarautz Elevator – San Sebastian, Spain
  • Enterprise Canal Trail Bridge – Clovis, CA (2025)
  • Agassiz Bridge Fertile, MN (2005)
  • Northaven Trail Bridge (2023) Dallas, TX
  • Teague Ped Bridge – Bossier City, LA (2016)
  • Baldwin Hills Ped Bridge – LA = 440′ total
  • University Drive Ped Bridge – Rolla (2021)
  • Two Rivers Park Bridge – Little Rock 
  • Republic Ped Bridge, MO = 150 foot main span status?
  • Gray Station Bridge – Des Moines
  • Hantcher Bridge – Iowa City
  • Parkside Ped Bridge – DC
  • Marcy Holmes Ped Bridge/5th Street SE – Twin Cities 
  • Texas Women’s University Ped Bridge 
  • U of Minn Suspension Bridge – Twin Cities
  • Columbia Hts. Ped Bridge <170′ main span 
  • Saratoga Bridge – Marshall, MN
  • Red River Pedestrian Bridge – Clarksville, TN = 290′ (span?) 
  • University Drive Pedestrian Bridge – Huntsville, AL
  • Gulf State Park Pedestrian Bridges (two), AL
  • Brockport Loop Bridge, NY
  • W. Tennessee St. Ped Bridge – Tallahassee, FL
  • Coast Guard Museum Ped Bridge – New London, CT
  • Black Diamond Trail Bridge – Ithaca, NY proposed = 195′ or 225′ main span 
  • Empire State Trail Bridge over CSX – Syracuse, NY
  • North Coast Harbor Pedestrian Bridge (2021) – Cleveland, OH
  • Great Miami River Ped Bridge (2023) – Piqua, OH
  • WPA/Salt Creek/Cross Mound Park Suspension Bridge (1936) – Tarlton, OH
  • Doral Ped Bridge, FL
  • Osborne Ped/Bike Bridge (proposed) – Winnipeg, Manitoba 
  • The Spirit Trail Bridge (2014) – Vancouver (North Vancouver), British Columbia
  • Western Ontario University Ped Bridges (two)
  • Burnaby Lake Pedestrian Bridge (proposed)
  • Hauser Suspension Footbridge (1991) – Washington, CT
  • Brandywine Creek Footbridge, DE (1909)
  • Kiroli Park Suspension Footbridge – West Monroe, LA
  • Grand Ravines Suspension Bridge (2017) – Grand Rapids (Jenison), Michigan = 275′ total length
  • Indiana Beach Suspension Bridge – Monticello, Indiana
  • Cambridge City Swinging Bridge, Indiana
  • Whitewater Park Bridge (2019) – Fort Collins, Colorado

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