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Mississippi River Headwater Foot Bridge

Photos 

Deck view, looking east to west

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 2018

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BH Photo #491997

Street View 

Description 

Timber stringer foot bridge over Mississippi River in Lake Itasca State Park. Starting at its source, this is the third bridge on the Mississippi River. The river under the bridge is also popular with pedestrians wading in the water, and with boaters in canoes.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Mississippi River, which is itself a pedestrian pathway here, on pedpestian pathway
Location
Clearwater County, Minnesota
Status
Bridge open to pedestrians; river under bridge also open to wading pedestrians
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Deck width: 6.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.23930, -95.20926   (decimal degrees)
47°14'21" N, 95°12'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/332794/5234124 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
1475 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 92309 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2021: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added, with photos and street view

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Sources 

  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com