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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 11 July 2017
Phil Campbell, Alabama, United States
Take a love lock

Nice, cute, swinging, pedestrian bridge right off the main road in Townsend! This place is great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louisville, Tennessee
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Kinzel Springs between Old Walland Highway & E. Lamar Parkway, Townsend, TN
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, cute, swinging, pedestrian bridge right off the main road in Townsend! This place is great for photos and creek views.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 4ginad
Reviewed 17 November 2018

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
Thank Textilesqueen
Reviewed 3 July 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 25 June 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
1  Thank nearpar
Reviewed 6 June 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
5  Thank MaryKJ_12
Reviewed 14 May 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
1  Thank MWI6363
Reviewed 28 April 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
Thank brianbP8087CZ
Reviewed 24 April 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 31 March 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 11 July 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
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14 May 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