Best bridges in Boston

Check out the top bridges in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Charles River Esplanade
1. Charles River Esplanade
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112 local reviews
Charles River Esplanade, Boston
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Paula
The Charles River is down the street from Harvard. If you cross one of the bridges (there are many) you will …
Kemi
The short walk to the Esplanade is worth the experience. On the way there you will experience the iconic Charl…
Brenna
Take the beautiful paved trail along the Charles River to the Esplanade and Hatch Shell. There is a pedestrian…
1. Charles River Esplanade
1. Charles River Esplanade
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112 local reviews
Charles River Esplanade, Boston
Paula
Paula
The Charles River is down the street from Harvard. If you cross one of the bridges (there are many) you will have a beautiful view of Cambr…
Kemi
Kemi
The short walk to the Esplanade is worth the experience. On the way there you will experience the iconic Charles River, Storrow Drive, and S…
Brenna
Brenna
Take the beautiful paved trail along the Charles River to the Esplanade and Hatch Shell. There is a pedestrian ramp right before the Mass Av…
2. The Esplanade
2. The Esplanade
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24 local reviews
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Bob
Only a 15 minute walk away, the park is great for biking or walking along the Charles River, with views of dow…
Javier
Beautiful bike, walking trails, bridges, nature along the river, with best views of Cambridge and the river. E…
Louie
No visit to Boston is complete without a late afternoon stroll on the Esplanade. Enjoy the sailboat-speckled …
2. The Esplanade
2. The Esplanade
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24 local reviews
Bob
Bob
Only a 15 minute walk away, the park is great for biking or walking along the Charles River, with views of downtown and MIT and Cambridge ac…
Javier
Javier
Beautiful bike, walking trails, bridges, nature along the river, with best views of Cambridge and the river. Enjoy walks and sunsets or just…
Louie
Louie
No visit to Boston is complete without a late afternoon stroll on the Esplanade. Enjoy the sailboat-speckled views of the Charles River and…
3. Harvard Bridge
3. Harvard Bridge
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5 local reviews
Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, Cambridge
+1 857-368-4636
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Alex
The bridge that connects Cambridge and Boston via Massachusetts Ave (a.k.a. Mass Ave). It's named the Harvard …
Cozy Boston
Definitely recommend to walk around Charles River and check out the Sunrise on the Harvard Bridge!!! Soooooo b…
3. Harvard Bridge
3. Harvard Bridge
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5 local reviews
Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, Cambridge
+1 857-368-4636
Alex
Alex
The bridge that connects Cambridge and Boston via Massachusetts Ave (a.k.a. Mass Ave). It's named the Harvard Bridge for some reason even th…
Cozy Boston
Cozy Boston
Definitely recommend to walk around Charles River and check out the Sunrise on the Harvard Bridge!!! Soooooo beautiful and you can see famou…
4. North Point Park
4. North Point Park
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10 local reviews
6 Museum Way, Cambridge
+1 617-626-1250
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Rebecca
Whether you are looking for a playground, or a nice place to hang out, North Point is great. The trees are sti…
Melissa
Amazing reclaimation of industrial wasteland. Water sprinklers, wild flowers and the bridge under the Zakim br…
Gerard  And Marie
Beautiful park that is linked to Charlestown by a new footbridge that takes you under the Bunker Hill Bridge t…
4. North Point Park
4. North Point Park
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10 local reviews
6 Museum Way, Cambridge
+1 617-626-1250
Rebecca
Rebecca
Whether you are looking for a playground, or a nice place to hang out, North Point is great. The trees are still small, so there are great v…
Melissa
Melissa
Amazing reclaimation of industrial wasteland. Water sprinklers, wild flowers and the bridge under the Zakim bridge that takes you to the Gre…
Gerard  And Marie
Gerard And Marie
Beautiful park that is linked to Charlestown by a new footbridge that takes you under the Bunker Hill Bridge to the Paul Revere Park
5. Boston Public Garden
5. Boston Public Garden
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213 local reviews
4 Charles St, Boston
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 617-635-4505
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Louie
Boston's most famous park and home of the smallest suspension bridge in the world. Enjoy the colorful gardens…
Cozy Boston
Another beautiful park in Boston. With lake and bridge in the center of the Public Garden, it just great place…
5. Boston Public Garden
5. Boston Public Garden
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213 local reviews
4 Charles St, Boston
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 617-635-4505
Louie
Louie
Boston's most famous park and home of the smallest suspension bridge in the world. Enjoy the colorful gardens and take a Swan Boat ride und…
Cozy Boston
Cozy Boston
Another beautiful park in Boston. With lake and bridge in the center of the Public Garden, it just great place to visit and have a coffee on…
6. Echo Bridge
6. Echo Bridge
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2 local reviews
Echo Bridge, Newton
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Keith
A local highlight: Scenic bridge connects paths along the river and falls
Michael
A historic bridge with a lovely acoustic anomaly.
6. Echo Bridge
6. Echo Bridge
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2 local reviews
Echo Bridge, Newton
Keith
Keith
A local highlight: Scenic bridge connects paths along the river and falls
Michael
Michael
A historic bridge with a lovely acoustic anomaly.
7. Paul Revere Park
7. Paul Revere Park
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6 local reviews
N Washington St, Boston
+1 617-626-1250
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Gerard  And Marie
The Paul Revere Park is a beautiful gateway to the Charles River via the new footbridge. A walk or bike ride t…
Nicolo
Hidden gem of a park, never too busy. Make sure to go under the road and cross the pedestrian bridge.
7. Paul Revere Park
7. Paul Revere Park
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6 local reviews
N Washington St, Boston
+1 617-626-1250
Gerard  And Marie
Gerard And Marie
The Paul Revere Park is a beautiful gateway to the Charles River via the new footbridge. A walk or bike ride through the park will take you …
Nicolo
Nicolo
Hidden gem of a park, never too busy. Make sure to go under the road and cross the pedestrian bridge.
8. Concord
8. Concord
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2 local reviews
Concord, Concord
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Robin And Lee (Robin's Mom)
Hike the short trail to the mansion at the top of The North Bridge for an easy stroll. There are also tons of…
Rebecca
Concord Center offers a lot of historical venues. The Old North Bridge, the Louisa May Alcott House, Nathanie…
8. Concord
8. Concord
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2 local reviews
Concord, Concord
Robin And Lee (Robin's Mom)
Robin And Lee (Robin's Mom)
Hike the short trail to the mansion at the top of The North Bridge for an easy stroll. There are also tons of historic sites and trails in …
Rebecca
Rebecca
Concord Center offers a lot of historical venues. The Old North Bridge, the Louisa May Alcott House, Nathaniel Hawthorne House, and others …
9. Minute Man National Historical Park
9. Minute Man National Historical Park
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15 local reviews
174 Liberty St, Concord
+1 978-369-6993
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Priscilla
You can visit the bridge in 15 minutes if you just want to see it. Park, brief walk, photo ops. This is where…
Ruthie
Overlooks Old North Bridge, and the foundations of the American Revolution. Beautiful year-round.
9. Minute Man National Historical Park
9. Minute Man National Historical Park
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15 local reviews
174 Liberty St, Concord
+1 978-369-6993
Priscilla
Priscilla
You can visit the bridge in 15 minutes if you just want to see it. Park, brief walk, photo ops. This is where America began.
Ruthie
Ruthie
Overlooks Old North Bridge, and the foundations of the American Revolution. Beautiful year-round.
10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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202 local reviews
77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:00 AM
+1 617-253-1000
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Giuseppe
Wheather your are a nerd or just passionate about higher education, MIT will add some unique value to your vis…
Eric And Arisa
A short 5 minute ride or 15 minute walk across the bridge overlooking the beautiful Charles River.
10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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202 local reviews
77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Closed · Opens Wednesday 9:00 AM
+1 617-253-1000
Giuseppe
Giuseppe
Wheather your are a nerd or just passionate about higher education, MIT will add some unique value to your visit. Free tours start at 11 am …
Eric And Arisa
Eric And Arisa
A short 5 minute ride or 15 minute walk across the bridge overlooking the beautiful Charles River.
11. Hemlock Gorge
11. Hemlock Gorge
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2 local reviews
Hemlock Gorge, Newton
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Michael
Hear your echo. Hemlock Gorge in Newton Upper Falls starts as normal trail and then opens up to very cool sto…
Marcy
Nice trail along the Charles River, including a bridge over the gorge.
11. Hemlock Gorge
11. Hemlock Gorge
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2 local reviews
Hemlock Gorge, Newton
Michael
Michael
Hear your echo. Hemlock Gorge in Newton Upper Falls starts as normal trail and then opens up to very cool stone bridge that crosses the Cha…
Marcy
Marcy
Nice trail along the Charles River, including a bridge over the gorge.
12. Rowes Wharf
12. Rowes Wharf
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2 local reviews
Rowes Wharf, Boston
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Curt & Thanh (With Hieu & Kim)
Skyline views, seafood restaurants, water taxi, and whale watching! Cross over the walk bridge to the Harborwa…
12. Rowes Wharf
12. Rowes Wharf
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2 local reviews
Rowes Wharf, Boston
Curt & Thanh (With Hieu & Kim)
Curt & Thanh (With Hieu & Kim)
Skyline views, seafood restaurants, water taxi, and whale watching! Cross over the walk bridge to the Harborwalk.