About the walk
The Hillcrest Historic Foot Bridge Walk is approximately 3 miles round trip, offering canyon paths, neighborhood sidewalks, and 3 pedestrian bridges. It should take about 1.5 hours to complete. This walk is unique and takes you back in time to get a sense of what pedestrians in the early to mid-1900's experienced and the facilities they were able to access through Hillcrest’s beautiful canyons. You will visit the Upas Street Foot Bridge (built in 1946), which leads over the Old Cabrillo Freeway to the Marston House. Then you’ll travel across the Spruce Street Suspension Bridge, engineered by Edwin Capps and built in 1912, before making your way to the Quince Street Foot Bridge built in 1905. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes as parts of this walk have steep dirt inclines and steps.