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Woods Hole Drawbridge

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Smallest little drawbridge

It was fun to watch it go up and down. I think it goes on a schedule and takes a few minutes to... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Clifton Park, New York
Interesting to See Such a Small Drawbridge

We are used to drawbridges being really big and recognizable. But, this one is the smallest we have... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Jonesborough, Tennessee
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“eel pond”(12 reviews)
“fun to watch”(21 reviews)
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77 Water St, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1025
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the drawbridge in action by accident while shopping in Woods Hole. It’s kind of cool to see it in action, but unless you’re fascinated by these kinds of things I wouldn’t go out of my way to see it. Still, it’s not something...More

Thank Christina K
Reviewed July 10, 2018

It was fun to watch it go up and down. I think it goes on a schedule and takes a few minutes to complete.

Thank leneyB
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Woods Hole is such a quaint little place. The drawbridge was a sight that you don't see everyday. The little shops were wonderful as was the little family owned eating places. We enjoyed our visit. On street parking.

Thank Jan M
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Going under the closed Eel Pond Bridge. Open bridge from a 1931 Ford. Winter at the Eel Pond Bridge.

Thank tpmtfd
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We are used to drawbridges being really big and recognizable. But, this one is the smallest we have ever seen. Such fun to watch it open and close when boats pass. If you are in the area, it's fun to watch the little drawbridge that...More

Thank KatWat39
Reviewed April 28, 2018

This was so cool! We were just driving, then we stopped on a lite may be? And then the road stood up before us! I'll never forget that filling! Really cool!!!

Thank Shop D
Reviewed January 8, 2018

This bridge is funny because It is so small. It is fun to watch it open and close and see the boats go through. The operator is very friendly and talkative.

Thank mls445
Reviewed September 7, 2017

it was fun to realize you're walking on a drawbridge. Though there were no boats in sight it was fun to imagine the bridge being in use and everyone stopped.

Thank AlexJackSquirt
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

I did get to see the bridge work..havent seen one of these in years..enjoyed it. The traffic does get backed up quickly to beware when driving and the streets aren't very wide.

Thank Mickki64
Reviewed August 4, 2017

This drawbridge right in the middle of town gets regular use, providing interesting drawbridge and boat watching.

Thank lkick
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