International Bridge Walk

Lace up your sneakers and get ready to walk a Michigan landmark. The annual International Bridge Walk takes an easy pace and provides spectacular views of the twin Saults, the St. Marys River rapids, and the Soo Locks. Young and old, physically fit and fitness challenged, all enjoy the fantastic views and the resulting pictures that will last a lifetime.

Best of all, there’s no admission fee, no long waits, and no sweltering heat to contend with since the walk steps off at 9:00 AM.

Parking is at the Norris Center at Lake Superior State University check the map HERE.

Sponsored by the International Bridge Authority and the Chamber of Commerce from both cities, organizers remind walkers to bring a passport or other approved I.D. found in the Soo Area Info, International Bridge Customs section of this site.

Bus transportation is available for the cost is $10.00 per person OR $20.00 per family and can bring walkers from the Marconi Club in Sault, Ontario to the starting point or, afterward, return those with vehicles waiting to the Norris Center. In order to participate, US and Canadian Citizens must comply with the WHTI (Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative) regulations, and have one of the following pieces of identification with them during the walk:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. Valid Nexus Card
  3. Valid Enhanced Driver’s License
  4. INAC

Participants 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult and must have a copy of their birth certificate. It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure they have the required information. For full guidelines please visit HERE.

Please bring a minimum amount of items to carry. No animals are permitted, with the sole exception of seeing-eye dogs. For safety reasons, no roller-blades, roller skates, skateboards, etc. are permitted. Umbrella strollers ONLY.


Contact the Sault Ste. Marie Area Chamber of Commerce for more details at 906-632-3301. For the International Bridge Walk’s official Facebook page click HERE