Bridge to Nowhere

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Whanganui National Park , New Zealand
Whanganui River
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Standing in mute testimony to the optimism of the early settlers is the Bridge to Nowhere, built in 1936. The lonesome bridge – once part of a long-lost 4.5m-wide roadway from Raetihi to the river – is on the Mangapurua Track. Alternatively, it's a 40-minute walk from Mangapurua Landing, upstream from Pipiriki, accessible by jetboat.