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Swinging Bridge

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Kinzel Springs between Old Walland Highway & E. Lamar Parkway, Townsend, TN
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Swinging Bridge...STOP!... no locks, PLEASE

Please do not leave locks on the bridge. They are to heavy and the bridge is not structurally... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary K J
,
Townsend, Tennessee
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Love it!

This bridge has been part of my life since age 13 (now 55). Family has had a nearby cabin for that... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
MWI6363
,
Knoxville, Tennessee
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“fun stop” (2 reviews)
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Kinzel Springs between Old Walland Highway & E. Lamar Parkway, Townsend, TN
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"railroad museum"
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"fun stop"
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"private property"
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"little river"
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"bounce"
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"fishing"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Mary K J
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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.

Thank MWI6363
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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.

Thank Brian B
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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

Thank Michael D
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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

Thank Travel4funStLouis
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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

Thank BamaGal83
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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.

1  Thank FLWOOKIE
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

A great find for the kids and everyone. It really does swing. You can only have 4 people though on it at a time.

Thank ChristineBrown92
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Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

If you have never experienced a swinging bridge this one is a good size to start with. The plus is the view of The Little River. If your really lucky, you might get to experience the unnatural man made yellow hatch😱😱👎

1  Thank Mary K J
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

It's neat enough and it's free, so plan on spending about 5-10 minutes and check it out. I made it part way across, but realized that it looked a bit run down, so I turned back. My boyfriend went further, but also had the same...More

Thank Naila123
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Response from Mary K J | 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
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