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

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Cool to see

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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89 reviews 89 reviews
9 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

It was a little scary driving across the bridges but exciting. My son had a blast playing in the water under the bridge. The water is very clean. You can see the bottom all the way across. The water has a green/blue color, and we as a family had a blast! Highly recommend others to check it out.

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central missouri
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The best part was finding the bridge, then parking under it and walking along the sandbar. The bridge is kinda cool, but we didn't find it "scary" as others have said. If you are nearby, take a look. If it's a long drive for you, you might want to try something else unless you are a fan of unique bridges.

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Waring, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had a great day and drive to the two bridges- wish it was warmer for a swim and picnic- reminded us of days gone by at the Ruvers!

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STL
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We drove a little out of the way to find these bridges. They are located off of HWY 42 off of Swinging Bridges Road. There is a small suspension bridge you drive across to get to the bigger bridge. I was too afraid to drive across the big bridge, but I did see a small truck with a boat go... More 

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

this is a favorite spot to get away from the crowd at the lake. The old suspension bridge which still handles traffic is a tribute to engineering of the past. The setting in the ozark hills is perfect for taking pictures, with calm clear water below and kids playing, or canoes gliding through the water you get a true feel... More 

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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Cool spot Wirth the drive. After I left I started down some dirt road back in time it seemed. Finally came out on hwy A. Fun twist road to fly around on. Beautiful country.

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Camdenton, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

It is a bit out of the way. Easier to get to if you come from Rt 42. The bridges are interesting but the best part for us was watching a Bald Eagle hunt and feed.

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Galesburg, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you like an out of the way place to visit and don't mind the wooden deck. Worth the drive to see, walk over and drive over

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New Berlin, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This was fun. It's not an amusement park kind of fun, but definitely worth the drive. It can be difficult to find, but another reviewer has written terrific directions. We went 4th of July weekend 2014 and this road was busy with locals driving through and they are very nice and I believe they think it is amusing that we... More 

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