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Androscoggin Swinging Bridge

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This was a neat bridge to see but not much else right around it. The parking lot on the 295 side... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GBruz
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Ellicott City, Maryland
Nice Picture op pit stop.

I wouldn't plan a trip around it but if your driving by it makes for a nice quick stretch your legs... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robin S
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Walled Lake, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a neat bridge to see but not much else right around it. The parking lot on the 295 side is only a few spaces. It's easier to park on the Topsham side.

Thank GBruz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't plan a trip around it but if your driving by it makes for a nice quick stretch your legs pit stop. Very small parking lot, and you can't make a left coming out. Nice pictures of the river and the railroad bridge .

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for things to do around Brunswick. After strolling the town, take a sundowner walk across the Androscoggin swinging bridge. The bridge carries a lot of history about Topsham and Brunswick as well as entertains the walkers with fabulous views and a...More

Thank florenceh316
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Saw this heading north yesterday, made a note to stop when we were heading back south. Nice views of the Androscoggin river and the bridge moves just enough to make it more interesting than a fixed span. Small parking lot on the south side of...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 16 May 2018

A very quick stop along our Route 1 exploration. Be sure to get over to the far end to enjoy the sandy beach with excellent views of the river and islands.

Thank RKWh2o
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Finally stopped after passing this wonderful little park a gazillion times. The walk across the bridge is fun for all and especially for photographers of scenery, waterways & birds. Very scenic sights as you cross from one side to the other!

Thank jm g
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The Androscoggin swing bridge was a fun walk to take to get some fresh air and stretch our legs from driving up to Rockland area from Portland. If you have some time it’s worth the short park and walk across this bridge.

Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

If you are near Brunswick, ME, then take a break and find the Swinging Bridge. It is a full suspension bridge scaled for pedestrian traffic. It was designed by Roebling and Sons who also designed the Brooklyn Bridge. A unique piece of civil engineering built...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Super cool historic bridge! Very fun to walk across as it does swing a little. Nice view for a sunset and had a nice walking path. Def is worth a stop if driving through .

Thank Meg F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

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

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