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Pretty River View from the bridge

We stopped here while driving through Massachusetts to see the fall foliage and the view from the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Houston, Texas
Deepest part of Connecticut River

I read that this point in the river is the deepest part of the Connecticut River, at 130 feet... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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Erving, MA
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

We stopped here while driving through Massachusetts to see the fall foliage and the view from the bridge of the trees along the river was very pretty. It was raining so we couldn't linger long. Watch carefully for the parking area as you approach the...More

Thank loves2travel49
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I read that this point in the river is the deepest part of the Connecticut River, at 130 feet depth. Beautifully scenic.

Thank calilah
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Worth a trip here. Bridge is good looking and very high. Many have jumped to their doom from it. I knew one of them.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We stayed near the bridge and walked over it. It is very impressive. If you have access to a car, take the drive around and under the bridge and through the area. We saw an eagle, deer, and a coyote. Beautiful scenery and a little...More

Thank Gonefishing2012
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place to stop if you are on the mohawk trail. Park right before the bridge starting point and then walk . Amazing views. Bridge is itself very short so you can easily walk to the middle point.

Thank Anshul J
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always go over this Bridge when heading out to the Mohawk trail. It is one of those stops that is a must to see and actual enjoy. The views are great and the bridge is beautifully constructed. Always seem to have people on it taking...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful bridge. Places to park on either side. Beautiful walk across and back. Just be prepared that as traffic goes over the bridge you do feel it a bit.

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Was on the Mohawk Trail, route 2, enjoying all the foliage & had to stop by the French King Bridge. If you blink, you will miss Erving, its a pretty small town, with not too many attractions. There is a very small parking lot at...More

Thank ewright2013
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The French King Bridge connects two towns, Erving and Gill, over the Connecticut River. We love to stop here on the way to Williamstown. There is parking on the west side of the bridge. Once you park your car, you can walk over the bridge...More

Thank ALB63
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Driving the Mohawk Trail on Route 2, I revisited several attractions and landmarks I’d seen on a vacation trip to western New York via the Mohawk Trail. I passed over French King Bridge that connects from Gill to Erving over the Connecticut River. There was...More

4  Thank Maurene_K
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Soo U
27 September 2015|
Response from HopeLady | Reviewed this property |
From the west, take Rt. 2 over and past the bridge and turn right onto Dorsey Rd. You'll be heading back towards the river. At the Y in the road, go right. Watch for trails, access points, etc. Also before the bridge on... More