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Androscoggin Swinging Bridge

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Short walk

Lovely little peaceful bridge, just right for streaching your legs after going out to eat at the... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Jane D
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Beautiful Footbridge Over the Androscoggin River

I revisited this elegantly engineered pedestrians-only bridge across the Androscoggin River after... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
mainemountainbear
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little peaceful bridge, just right for streaching your legs after going out to eat at the many Brunswick restaurants. Stop in the center and just enjoy the river view with birds flying by and the sound of the river flowing by. An sign has...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I revisited this elegantly engineered pedestrians-only bridge across the Androscoggin River after several years. It’s a registered historic landmark; a small plaque provides details. Built in 1892, rebuilt in 1938, it’s 332 feet (101 m) from tower to tower and 520 feet (160 m) from...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Popped by here on our way back from Freeport to Phippsburg. Really nice view but very limited parking.

Thank Jared B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Though we've been traveling this road for years we'd never stopped until recently, and I'm happy we did. It's a lovely stop with great views. There's a small lot with a few spaces and if you're heading south (you can easily turn right when you...More

Thank ZipZoo
Reviewed July 16, 2018

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 June 19, 2018

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 May 31, 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 May 20, 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 May 16, 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 November 29, 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
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