Gallery: Canada’s Vertigo-Inducing Capilano Suspension Bridge Is Not fo...

With over a century of history under its belt, the bridge is not without strange stories. In 1999, a woman dropped her 18-month-old, disabled child off the bridge, claiming that she stumbled accidentally and the child slipped from her grasp. The child was not seriously injured, but the child was taken from her custody by officials. Another strange incident occurred in 2010 when a teenage tourist on a class trip from California climbed over a railing and fell nearly 100 feet from a fenced off viewing platform near the bridge. Unfortunately they did not survive and official RCMP findings reported that the teen on LSD at the time.

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  1. Craig Schaffer January 26, 2015 at 10:07 am

    In the early ’90s I crossed this bridge while in Vancouver. I have a certificate that is issued upon crossing. Beautiful, fun and thrilling all at the same time.

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