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Benicia-Martinez Bridge Vista Point


The Benicia-Martinez Bridge Vista Point is on the hills where I-680 and I-780 intersect.



There is ample parking, paved paths, and picnic tables.


Looking south over the bridge spans.


The train trestle crosses the Strait between the two I-680 spans.


The views include Contra Costa County and Mount Diablo.


A bumblebee on a California tidy tips flower.


At the top of the hill is a huge compass.


You can look out over the National Defense Reserve Fleet, popularly known as the Mothball Fleet.


White pelicans flying overhead.

All photos © 2012, Karlyn H. Lewis or James E. Lewis