Bixby Creek Bridge in Notleys Landing
Bixby Creek Bridge
Bixby Creek Bridge is an engineering marvel and was once the world's largest single-span concrete arch bridge. Completed in 1932, it spans 714 feet and is 260 feet above the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean.
Aside from its sheer size and beauty, Bixby Creek Bridge is also steeped in history. The bridge was built to connect the remote coastal communities of Big Sur, California, and is part of the Pacific Coast Highway. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017, and its stunning design has made it a popular filming location. The bridge has been featured in numerous movies and television shows, including HBO’s hit show Big Little Lies.
Visitors to Bixby Creek Bridge will be awed by its stunning views, whether it's from atop the bridge or from the numerous pullouts along the highway. The bridge's unique architecture and scenic location make it one of the most photographed landmarks on the West Coast, and a must-see for any traveler in the area.