Build Bridges & Inclines in Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing New Horizons bridges and inclines are structures that you can build in the game, which make traversing the island much easier. Of course, you can’t just build inclines and bridges in ACNH from the start; you have to earn it. And even then, these structures are really, really expensive. So, in our Build Bridges & Inclines in Animal Crossing New Horizons guide, we’re gonna show you how to build this stuff, and how much it’s gonna cost you.

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Build Bridges & Inclines in Animal Crossing New Horizons
Build Bridges & Inclines in Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing New Horizons – How to Build Inclines & Bridges?

To build bridges and inclines in Animal Crossing New Horizons, you have to progress through the game until you upgrade Residence Services into a building. After that, you can talk with Nook about infrastructure. Then, select Bridges or Inclines, and select whether you want to demolish or build them. Select what you want to build, then the location where you want to put it. Just keep in mind that all these structures are very expensive, and you’ll have to foot the bill on your own. Same goes for demolishing. More on that in a bit.

The first bridge you will probably build will be as a part of inviting new villagers to your town. We cover that in detail in our Recruit Villagers From Nook Mile Islands guide, but here are the basics. After you invite three people from the Nook Mile Islands to come live in your town, Nook will call and give you the recipe for the Bridge Building Kit. You then have to gather resources and build the bridge from there.

How Much do Bridges & Inclines Cost in Animal Crossing New Horizons?

The cost of the inclines and bridges in Animal Crossing New Horizons depends on the kind of structure you want to build. The prices of the bridges range from 98,000 Bells to 228,000 (you might need the help of our How to Make Bells fast guide here). The full price listing is below, in case you need it. If, on the other hand, you want to demolish a bridge, it’s gonna cost 10,000 Bells per bridge.

  • Log Bridge – 98,000 Bells
  • Suspension Bridge – 129,800 Bells
  • Stone Bridge – 168,000 Bells
  • Wooden Bridge – 168,000 Bells
  • Brick Bridge – 198,000 Bells
  • Iron Bridge – 228,000 Bells
  • Red Zen Bridge – 228,000 Bells
  • Zen Bridge – 228,000 Bells

As for the inclines, their prices also range from 98,000 to 228,000 Bells. Check out the list below for all the prices. Demolishing them also costs 10,000 Bells per incline you want to get rid of.

  • Natural Ramp – 98,000 Bells
  • White-Plank Ramp – 128,000 Bells
  • Blue-Plank Ramp – 128,000 Bells
  • Log Staircase – 168,000 Bells
  • Stone Staircase – 168,000 Bells
  • Brick Staircase – 198,000 Bells
  • Red Steel Staircase – 228,000 Bells
  • Blue Steel Staircase – 228,000 Bells

So, there you have it. That’s basically all you need to know about buildings inclines and bridges in New Horizons. If you need further help, check out our growing list of Animal Crossing New Horizons guides here.

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