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Swinging Bridge

Kinzel Springs between Old Walland Highway & E. Lamar Parkway, Townsend, TN
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It's Free! A Vacation Find

Not much room to park at this one; right across the road from a realtors office. This was fine for... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
DillonM1905
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Eldersburg, Maryland
Incredible Fun for Free!

The swinging bridge in Townsend is a great stop for a little excitement and fun for kids of all... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2015
ALL4JESUS66
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“A Must Do”
22 Feb 2017
“Swinging Bridge”
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Kinzel Springs between Old Walland Highway & E. Lamar Parkway, Townsend, TN
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Not much room to park at this one; right across the road from a realtors office. This was fine for a quick stop; the bridge is getting a little overgrown and some of the boards are coming up. Check it out if you are driving...More

Thank DillonM1905
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The swinging bridge in Townsend is a great stop for a little excitement and fun for kids of all ages. The beautiful river flowing beneath the bridge, combined with the surrounding vibrant Smoky Mountain wilderness and the swinging motion of the bridge tantalize the senses...More

Thank ALL4JESUS66
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here with our two young daughters during our last trip into Townsend. It's fun & kinda scary! The bridge sways beneath your feet and it'd be a pretty bad fall if it broke, but it's VERY stable. Young kids will...More

1  Thank RAdams4
Reviewed 19 June 2015

My husband and I found the bridge with no trouble, and we both took the walk across. It was an interesting stop and worth the little time it took. Kids would love this!

Thank Connie V
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Looked for it and it took a bit to find, but its a pretty unique bridge, and it does swing a bit walking with water flowing under you

Thank psam6
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Ok I will admit it. I was scared and did not walk all the way across the bridge. I only walked to the middle. What a beautiful sight of the river. The bridge is pretty long. This is at a roadside park in Townsend and...More

2  Thank GoldRushJunkie
Reviewed 6 January 2015

After absolving our fears of plunging into frigid water 30 ft below from a bridge with a sign that boldly states "Only 4 People On Bridge at a time", we walked across the bridge. It was fun. It swayed to the left and to the...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Swinging bridge in excellent shape. In order to get to it, you have to cross a very busy road. That was scary! At the far end of the bridge you exited into someone's driveway/backyard.

Thank kygirl84
Reviewed 19 August 2014

If you're nearby this is a fun little attraction to hit that's free! We walked back and forth across the swinging bridge a few times. The kids liked it. I heard the restaurant right there is good with fresh food, too.

3  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

We love finding places that the ordinary traveler wouldn't find. This certainly met that description! We parked at the Kinzel Springs Century 21 office and crossed the road. The entire family loved this unique experience!

2  Thank LaxMomX2
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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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