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Address: Highway 42, Ozarks State Park, Osage Beach, MO

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Great clean spot. Bridges made me feel a little shaky but sturdy as ever. I can definitely see me bring the dogs and kids here next year.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Central IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was a very cool attraction! I was walking about halfway down when a vehicle was coming across which was a bit scary, but it's a fine place to take some vacation photos and see a true vintage engineering feat!

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Iberia, Missouri
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an experience everyone should get to experience in their lifetime. If you have never experience you are in for a treat.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We love to find the hidden gems on vacation trips and this was definitely one of them. There are 2 bridges both very different in design/structure and very exciting to drive over. They are on a gravel road (watch out for washed out areas, due to excessive rain) on the east side of the Lake of the Ozarks State Park.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great clean spot. Bridges made me feel a little shaky but sturdy as ever. I can definitely see me bring the dogs and kids here next year.

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Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My husband and I went on search of the swinging bridges. We did find them after a fun search on a beautiful sunny day. Not sure going after a lot of rain would be a good idea because, as other reviews have mentioned, they are not in the middle of town! It's a ways out there. But once you find... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Built in 1912 this historical structure is so beautiful to see. there is a gravel bar below to swim at. There are two bridges here...suspension bridges.

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Columbia, Missouri
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

While living in Columbia, MO, we took weekend trips to various areas of the state. We love taking the road less traveled. What a surprise when we discovered the Swinging Bridges in Lake of the Ozarks State Park! You can still travel across them, carefully, mind you. It's amazing to see the engineering of days gone by surviving. It is... More 

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Albany, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It was neat to see and get some great pictures of. The drive is nice if you like to see the scenery and enjoy taking pictures. I would go back.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It is cool to see but you have to drive miles to get to it, it's way out on a gravel road that is not always maintained well. It's an old bridge that crosses a small river. It's not worth the drive out unless you just want to ruin your car on a gravel road

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Cool to see the swinging bridges and drive across them. A reap piece of Missouri history! I hope they continue to maintain these and make them an area attraction. Very unique adventure!

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Address: Highway 42, Ozarks State Park, Osage Beach, MO
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Osage Beach

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