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Address: Elderberry Ave, Winterset, IA 50273
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Girls weekend

Enjoyed this bridge. After reading the story it spooked us. So when walking over the bridge we thought we heard a noice. Gift shop was closed though.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
deb s
Topeka, Kansas
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Topeka, Kansas
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this bridge. After reading the story it spooked us. So when walking over the bridge we thought we heard a noice. Gift shop was closed though.

Thank deb s
Saint Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Basically is a old bridge that the preserved. Nothing spectacular. Claim to fame is one of the Bridges of Madison County movie, which was terrible so doesn't help it much. Is one of several covered bridges in the area. Not really worth a trip there southwest part of Iowa. Nothing there, was just passing through so stopped. It's good they... More 

Thank stlxer
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The book and movie made these bridges famous. At one time there were dozens of bridges built here in the late 1800's. The six remaining were relocated (except for one) all restored with loving care and attention to detail. Can you even imagine moving a bridge??? Winterset, Iowa is a great base. Allow a day or two if you want... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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329 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and i love seeing the old covered bridges of America when we visit from England. To see the Bridges of Madison County was a long held ambition which we now have completed. We loved it.

Thank Barry and Nicol... G
St. Louis
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111 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We made it to about 3 of the covered bridges, including this one. Good reason to go back. All the bridges we saw are down gravel roads.

Thank reindeerlvr
South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Taking a trip to Roseman Bridge in fall is fabulous. The rolling hills, white gravel roads, winding road, and beautiful fall foliage make for a relaxing and somewhat romantic adventure. (Unfortunately, I was traveling alone.) This is a beautiful area of water access for kayakers and canoers. And there was a guest building/lodge? there, though it was not open so... More 

Thank Charmaine H
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a good time visiting this bridge. The posted route from Winterset takes longer than just cutting through the country. They have done a good job of maintaining the bridge.

Thank Marilyn T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Loved all the Bridges and history of them ...easy access to the Bridges with lots of photo ops ,great girls trip seeing the Bridges and following it up at the end of the night with the movie "The Bridges of Madison County "

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful bridge and cute gift shop. Worth the view and tasting wine and samples in the gift shop. Adorable dog outside that loves people and is so quiet and nice

Thank Megan M
Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I have taken different friend from out if state to visit, and the gift shop is never open😒 the hours online are NOT the hours of the gift shop..

Thank Allona J

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