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Rainbow Bridge

Bridge over South Platte River, Fort Morgan, CO
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Lovely Day

Directions on trip advisor did not work for me but just look for the South Platte River... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
K_J-Traveling
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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If in the area

A piece of history that is worth checking out if in the area. Blends in and therefore you would... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Dar J
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Also called the Fort Morgan Bridge.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Bridge over South Platte River, Fort Morgan, CO
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Directions on trip advisor did not work for me but just look for the South Platte River. Interesting bridge built in a lovely city in Colorado. We walked across the bridge on a warm day in November. Check it out, an engineering marvel for the...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A piece of history that is worth checking out if in the area. Blends in and therefore you would probably not be aware that it is something if you were to randomly drive by it.

Thank Dar J
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places because of its unique design. When built in the 1920s, it was the longest such structure in the country. It is now only used for foot traffic and provides a great view of the South...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you are ever in Fort Morgan, check out this bridge. You can walk across the bride over the Platte River. There is a nice park at the end. Nice for an evening walk!

Thank Becky R
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I am radical STEM advocate and I hate to see people add other educational disciplines to the mix of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But this is a great example of what happens when you add the beauty of Art to make great engineering and...More

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Fort Morgan and the reason was to see family. Although it is a pretty small town, we decided to take in the sights and very much enjoyed our self guided tour. The rainbow bridge was a very cool spot...More

2  Thank russandange
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Rainbow Bridge in Fort Morgan is a great example of what could be done architecturally to make your road trips that much more enjoyable. This bridge was built as a part of a side road diversion off of the Lincoln Highway for a trip...More

1  Thank Telkbear
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

I was born and raised in Fort Morgan, Colorado, and haven't been back in many years. So it was a nice surprise to see that they renovated Rainbow Bridge so you can actually take a walk on it over the Platte River.

Thank Angela G
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Easy to find off Main St. It spans the Platte River is quite long. You cannot drive on the bridge, but can walk it or possibly bike it. This must have been something in it's hey day. Looks beautiful!

Thank ZumaDawg
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Take a nice walk along the South Platte and enjoy the Rainbow Bridge. Built in 1922, the original road and bridge still stand in Ft Morgan as a stellar example of a rainbow arch bridge.

1  Thank hlp74
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