Pawhuska, Oklahoma: The Swinging Bridge

Built across Bird Creek in 1926, this miniature wood-planked suspension bridge is not for nervous pedestrians.
Address:
Kihekah Ave., Pawhuska, OK
Directions:
From US Hwy 60/E. Main St. in downtown, turn south onto Kihekah Ave. Drive south. After you pass 3rd St. the road veers left; when it does, look to the right and you'll see the Swinging Bridge.
Admission:
Free
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The Swinging Bridge

A swinging bridge across Bird Creek on the south edge of town is about 50 yards long.

[Rusty Campbell, 04/07/2017]

According to its accompanying sign, this miniature suspension bridge with wood planking has "thrilled and terrified" pedestrians since it was built in 1926. The sign also warns, "Do not swing bridge."

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