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an Icon of the city of Estherville

I have memories of this bridge and a sister bridge on the other side of highway 9 by the pool... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Estherville, Iowa
Good on historical value on easy on the budget!

This is quite a treat to see something doesn't cost money to see! They had a park on side of the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2015
Linda R
Jackson, Minnesota
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  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jul 2018
“an Icon of the city of Estherville”
28 Dec 2016
“Great day or night ”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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150 W N 1st Street, Estherville, IA 51334
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have memories of this bridge and a sister bridge on the other side of highway 9 by the pool (which has been removed) way back when I was a young child in the late 60s early 70s. I used to ride my bike over...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The trails along the Des Moines river are great for long walks and the bridge adds to the experience. I went around Christmas time and the bridge was decorated with lights. This is a nice attraction within walking distance of Woodys Pizza.

Thank David J
Reviewed 21 September 2016

missing cleats on walkway screws sticking up, trip hazard or injury poorly maintained. small kids could get hurt on this

Thank westport321
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

How often do you get to walk on a swinging bridge? The bridge is just a few feet above the water, so if you're afraid of heights it's not an issue. It's so easy to get to if you're traveling through on Hwy 9, why...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This is quite a treat to see something doesn't cost money to see! They had a park on side of the bridge and they doing something with a construction told us to go on the other side of it and we got out took a...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The Swinging Bridge is a beautiful and historical landmark in Estherville Iowa. It hangs over the West Fork of the Des Moines River and was built for children to cross the river to get to school. It is lit up at night and the lights...More

Thank Hashl
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