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Buchanan Swinging Bridge

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Address: 19990 Main Street, Buchanan, VA

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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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Thank JacobVonGerman
Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wouldn't go out of my way to visit this but it's kind of cool if you are in the area anyway or need a break from a trip on I-81

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Indian Head, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 16, 2016

My husband and I walked across the swinging bridge while in Buchanan and it was ok, very bouncy which is a little unnerving but fun to.

Thank dianna710
Preston, Maryland
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016

If you have never been on a swinging bridge - then try this one. It doesn't 'swing'...it just rolls a bit when you walk on it. Beautiful view of the river.........nice and relaxing. And when you are there..........go down the street...and visit the town. If you're hungry....go to the Swinging Bridge Cafe. Ain't fancy.....but good food and good people.

Thank meanymer
Christiansburg, Virginia
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46 reviews
Reviewed October 6, 2016

The bridge really does move (sway) when you are on it. I had a lab with me and she didn't even seem to notice we were not on solid ground. The entrance is a little hard to find as there doesn't seem to be a sign. You walk up the left side of the car bridge and there is the... More 

Thank Seagator48
Danville, Virginia
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Interesting attraction. I'd say it rocks more thn swings. Great river view - enjoyed seeing people in the river tubing and kayaking.

Thank jennifera64
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4 attraction reviews
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Swinging Bridge with a group we were camping with over Labor Day weekend. The views were gorgeous and the folks canoeing and kayaking on the James River made it a special scene. We also saw 4 turtles sunbathing beneath the bridge. A great free and scenic item to add to your trip if you are in the... More 

Thank Pam J
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Right in the heart of downtown Buchanan on RT 11. Free parking and walk across. Great photo opp. Within walking distance of several restaurants, movie theatre and Twin River Outfitters.

Thank Pamipoo7777
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a nice attraction near downtown Buchanan. A lot of people worry about the warning -- "no more than 3 persons on the bridge at one time" -- but I see groups of a dozen or more. It is suspended by steel cables but probably worth the caution.

Thank Brian N
Bangalore, India
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66 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

gives a sight of how you get divided from a city and enter this beautiful village, must see attraction

Thank Madhav V

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