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Address: Highway 42, Ozarks State Park, Osage Beach, MO 72560
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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I love bridges this one was the scariest I have ever walked/drove across but I'd do it again! I asked my 10 year old son if he wanted me to drive across it and he said "YOLO" so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Edinburg, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very cool experience that I recommend to everyone! It is stable and did not move, but you can tell its old and not made as they are today.

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Thank 101Traveler11
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love bridges this one was the scariest I have ever walked/drove across but I'd do it again! I asked my 10 year old son if he wanted me to drive across it and he said "YOLO" so we did it...

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Thank Misty R
Denton, Texas
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lost in the woods. When you think you are lost, you finally get to the 2 bridges. Have your video camera ready to listen to the clapping of the boards as you go across. Good spot by the River to have a picnic. We had fun with this old and frightful traverse. ( They don't really swing)

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Thank roadwarriorxxx
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have no idea why this is a site or ranked as a site...? We went out of our way to see this random bridge. It was hard to find, it was on a dusty dirty road, and it's a rickety bridge. What the He**? Huge disappointment. It's exactly as disappointing as you'd expect. Don't go, just see it in... More 

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Thank Tommy N
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73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bridges are not located on Highway 42! The area is called swinging bridges because there are two suspension bridges located near each other in Miller County. From Highway 42 take Swinging Bridges Road just West of Brumley. A few miles down you will cross the smaller of the two bridges. This bridge has a metal surface that reminds me... More 

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Thank DustinHolmes
Des Moines, Iowa
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a little rainy when we visited. Nevertheless, we were still able to explore the area. My mother and I were really impressed with the structure itself. We didn't realize how strong the bridges were until we were walking around and a truck drives across! We really enjoyed the views and the short hike around the area. I wouldn't... More 

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Thank LizzyMarie23
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I just waited for a car to cross it - I did after I saw a car crossing. Is not that bad. It didn't swing for me.

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Thank bcpr02
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was an awesome attraction. The bridge is really tight, barely fit my truck. The weight limit is only 3 tons so any vehicle larger than a 1/2 ton pickup will be too heavy. If you drive a dually, you're not going to fit. There is a tent camping area on the north side which is pretty remote. You'll be... More 

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Thank Harry S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We visited Ozarks State Park and the Swinging Bridge a few years ago. Very nice park and the bridge was fun. It does swing. We took my motorcycle to the park and, when I said we were riding across the bridge, my wife climbed off and said she would walk.

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Thank Dick L
Arizona
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301 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We enjoy seeing old bridges and this didn't disappoint. The road back to the bridge is in good shape but gets worse past the bridge. We first drove over the bridge but after returning, we parking the car and walked across it. We were able to see the fish and other objects in water by doing so. I would recommend... More 

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