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Androscoggin Swinging Bridge

Bridge Street and Mill Street, Topsham, ME 04011
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a nice quiet spot near downtown

Crossing the swinging bridge is a unique experience since it really does swing as people walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mtremper
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Yountville, California
Short walk on swinging bridge

Some interesting info about bridge. Short walk over the river. Waterview with little more to see... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
MsM56
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MA
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“mile loop” (2 reviews)
“both sides” (2 reviews)
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Bridge Street and Mill Street, Topsham, ME 04011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crossing the swinging bridge is a unique experience since it really does swing as people walk across it. It reminded me of a similar bridge in Hawaii. The bridge is part of a nice quiet woodsy riverside walk, and is also a remnant of Topsham's...More

Thank mtremper
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Some interesting info about bridge. Short walk over the river. Waterview with little more to see than birds. Very calming. Can park and access on either side of bridge.

Thank MsM56
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If visiting here, this is a great little spot for a photo op. Beautiful water, boats and scenery for your background!

Thank girlalex79
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were staying with friends and walked to this bridge (about a mile) twice during our visit. Historical poster explains the original bridge that was on this site. Bridge has been updated and affords great views of the Androscoggin River. Benches on the shore allow...More

Thank N U
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Parking has 4 spots and we enjoyed our quick walk across bridge. There is a park and beach area across bridge where we saw some people splashing in water and chilling.

Thank Seasidesewing
Reviewed 24 July 2017

there is free parking, but it can be a hassle. must be patient. if you are looking for a fantastic view, this is not the place. if you are in to something historical, then i suggest you see this. originally built in 1892 and later...More

Thank Terrifurniss
Reviewed 23 July 2017

it is really difficult to park and even more difficult to exit the parking area, so be patient. The bridge is suspended by cables and does move when you walk on it. The view from the bridge is nothing special and there didn't seem to...More

Thank eatbread
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I love this bridge. It has,a lot of history. It was originally built so local mill workers could get to work. Local non profit organizations came to the rescue of this bridge. A yearly road race is a big source of funding

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My husband and I enjoy searching out different things....historical,or oddities.This swinging pedestrian bridge was originally built in 1892,restored in 2007. Free parking but limited.We did walk across it,yes it moves especially at the ends.Nice view,and there is a very small beach area,so we did walk...More

Thank blueyes5878
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We went to see this bridge. It is totally amazing. Looking at pictures doesn't do it justice. You need to see this up close and personal.

Thank Eric H
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