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Address: Old State Highway 73 & Depot Avenue, Townsend, TN
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My eight year old was braver than me. She crossed it before I could catch up. It was a wonderful experience to go there with our family and enjoy the great view of the river we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My eight year old was braver than me. She crossed it before I could catch up. It was a wonderful experience to go there with our family and enjoy the great view of the river we got from the bridge.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Really nice, loved the swinging bridge especially after it rained and almost flooded the area. Definitely gotta try it.

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Gainesville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Fun little thing to do. Free entertainment and kept the kids occupied for an hour! All it is a bridge across a creek but the had so much fun. Pretty safe too, not very high

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The most I do at the swinging bridge is stay on solid ground and watch the kids run across or climb out after floating the river.

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Oakfield, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This bridge covers over the river where people float on tubes. There is no admission to walk across. A fun stop had by all. Good spot to take some pictures.

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Crystal River, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A fun place to visit and see how this bridge serves the community. This bridge is very close to hotels so that it is a nice walk.

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palm beach county, fllorida
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Cute little bridge to stop at and let the kids stretch their legs and check out little river. It's tucked back on a side street not the main highway in and out of Townsend. I wouldn't make a special trip but if you are driving through our staying in Townsend it's a fun free little stop for the family to... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We just stopped here for a minute so the kids could walk on the bridge and watch the tubes floating down the river. The bridge is in good repair and made for some fun pictures.

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Highland, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is just off the highway, and a quick spot to sightsee. The bridge looked well maintained and my husband and I enjoyed walking across. It is quite scenic at the bridge, and just a nice quick little stop.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We took the kids out for the evening in Townsend just looking for little fun things to see and discover. This was a favorite! They loved running across it and seeing the water below. The easiest way to get to it is to park in the realty office parking lot and cross the road. It IS a busy road, so... More 

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