The Stomach-Dropping Suspended Bridge Walk You Can Only Find In North Carolina

Atop the picturesque Grandfather Mountain sits one of the Tar Heel State’s most popular landmarks — a 228-ft. suspension bridge that connects two peaks and sways a mile above sea level. Each year thousands of tourists cross the bridge, known as the Mile High Swinging Bridge.

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The bridge is open daily and it’s right off the Blue Ridge Parkway at 2050 Blowing Rock Hwy., Linville, NC.

Have you ever crossed the Mile High Swinging Bridge?

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