World’s Longest Timber Towered Suspension Bridge is in Michigan
Are you ready to see something absolutely spectacular? Skybridge Michigan, the world's longest timber towered suspension bridge opens to the public on Saturday, October 15 at 10 a.m.
Where is Skybridge Michigan located? None other than Boyne Mountain Resort. I can't wait to see this incredible bridge!
And trust me on this, it's massive! We're talking about panoramic views of the Boyne Valley. The timber towers are huge and the special steel cables run from peak to peak.
Are you ready to take a look at some fun facts about Skybridge Michigan? Here they are, courtesy of mlive.com:
It’s 1,200 feet long, more than the length of three football fields
At its highest point, SkyBridge is about 120 feet off the ground
You have to take a chairlift up a ski hill to reach it
The bridge stretches between the peaks of McLouth and Disciples Ridge
The walkway is about 5 feet wide
The bridge is anchored by two huge timber towers, each weighing about 40,000 pounds
It is grounded in one million pounds of concrete
A 36-foot span of see-through glass flooring is located in the middle of the bridge, allowing you to see the valley below - or watch skiers zipping downhill in winter
Skybridge Michigan sounds amazing doesn't it. I love the fact that there is a 36 foot span of see through glass flooring where you can look down and watch skiers going downhill. This I've got to see!
Boyne Mountain Resort is such a popular place, especially during the summer and winter months. So much to see and do at Boyne Mountain. Never a dull moment. Take a look for yourself at boynemountain.com.
If you really enjoy ziplining, golfing, horseback riding and the state's largest indoor water park, this place has your name written all over it.
And Boyne Mountain Resort has the best winter activities like snowboarding, tubing, ice skating, and soon, walking across Skybridge Michigan!