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Address: Kinzel Springs between Old Walland Highway & E. Lamar Parkway, Townsend, TN

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Looked for it and it took a bit to find, but its a pretty unique bridge, and it does swing a bit walking with water flowing under you

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Looked for it and it took a bit to find, but its a pretty unique bridge, and it does swing a bit walking with water flowing under you

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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100 reviews 100 reviews
30 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Ok I will admit it. I was scared and did not walk all the way across the bridge. I only walked to the middle. What a beautiful sight of the river. The bridge is pretty long. This is at a roadside park in Townsend and right across from Apple Valley store and next to the special peoples park. Great for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

After absolving our fears of plunging into frigid water 30 ft below from a bridge with a sign that boldly states "Only 4 People On Bridge at a time", we walked across the bridge. It was fun. It swayed to the left and to the right. And it went up slightly and down slightly. And at the end of the... More 

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Swinging bridge in excellent shape. In order to get to it, you have to cross a very busy road. That was scary! At the far end of the bridge you exited into someone's driveway/backyard.

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Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you're nearby this is a fun little attraction to hit that's free! We walked back and forth across the swinging bridge a few times. The kids liked it. I heard the restaurant right there is good with fresh food, too.

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Milford, MI
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We love finding places that the ordinary traveler wouldn't find. This certainly met that description! We parked at the Kinzel Springs Century 21 office and crossed the road. The entire family loved this unique experience!

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Townsend, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I love this bridge. But be careful of the fast traffic. I stood and watched the water flow until I felt like I was moving with the water. One early morning I watched a young black bear in the water.

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Temple
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Awesome bridge! Follow tips for directions to residential area off Cameron Road, or another option is to park directly across the road at Kinzel Spring Century 21 (on Lamar Alexander Parkway...and they have a lovely pond & waterfall in back). Only downside to the "direct" option is you must watch traffic carefully before crossing. Fun to walk across this cool... More 

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tennessee
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449 reviews 449 reviews
307 attraction reviews
426 helpful votes 426 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Townsend, Tennessee has no less than two swinging bridges. The Dark Island one is easy to find being near town and the one you float under on most Little river tube floats. This one is not so easy to find. One end is on the private property of a retreat and the other end is on Hwy. 321 hidden mostly... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Fun to walk across . Not much on the other side. Seems strong enough to walk over. The water is shallow ok for a few photos.

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