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Beautiful View!

We started our day in Townsend. After breakfast, we found the Swinging Bridge. It sit's back... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Phil Campbell, Alabama, United States
Galloping Gertie's little sister

I walked accross the bridge by myself, and frankly, can't imagine doing it with one other person... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Calhoun, GA
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Kinzel Springs between Old Walland Highway & E. Lamar Parkway, Townsend, TN
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked accross the bridge by myself, and frankly, can't imagine doing it with one other person, let alone three. I expected it to sway a bit, but it moved like the Tacoma Narrows bridge did in the old film. (OK, not nearly as violent,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We went back to see our lock that we put on in March 2018 and they had taken all but maybe 10 locks off. This was very upsetting because we were so excited when we did this for our friends anniversary in March that they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank jeri m
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is a nice old wood cable swinging bridge that overlooks the Little River. The bridge is not too high off the water ( just right ) you can see all the people enjoying tubing down the river, wild life and just a great view...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nearpar
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Please do not leave locks on the bridge. They are to heavy and the bridge is not structurally sound. Experiencing the bride is fun but do not ruin it for others by weighing it down with locks.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank MaryKJ_12
Reviewed May 14, 2018

This bridge has been part of my life since age 13 (now 55). Family has had a nearby cabin for that long. Fun to take my granddaughter out and bounce around and throw rocks off of.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MWI6363
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Came to this one after the dark island swinging bridge. This one is terrible location no parking in a not so nice neighborhood. Go to the dark island bridge instead they look the same.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Visited Monday around noon; easy to find, turn off main highway at Dixieland Country Store Restaurant on Depot Ave; the bridge is straight ahead about 1 block; 2 guys fishing off the middle of the bridge; they stayed there while we walked to the other...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank G4238HLmichaeld
Reviewed March 30, 2018

If you turn by the chocolate bar and head towards the creek you should find it. We had a little trouble finding it but it was a fun quick stop. My five year old and 2 year old had fun going back and forth. It...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Travel4funStLouis
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We started our day in Townsend. After breakfast, we found the Swinging Bridge. It sit's back behind the Railroad Museum and on behind the wedding chappel. Although it crosses over to a private residence, anyone can walk out on it. There are lots of "Locks...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank BamaGal83
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We followed the directions that were on Trip Advisor and the directions were wrong. We walked to where the directions said the bed should be and it wasn't there. We were disappointed not to see it.

Date of experience: July 2017
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May 13, 2017|
Response from MaryKJ_12 | Reviewed this property |
Look for Subway Turn on Depot Ave from Lamar Alexander Parkway towards the river. Miss Lily's restaurant will be on the right and the wedding Chapel is on the left. The swinging ridge will be across the street from Miss... More