San Rafael Swell Country - Emery County, Utah

San Rafael Swinging Bridge

The 160 foot suspension bridge known as the Swinging Bridge was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937, and dedicated by then Utah Governor Henry H. Blood.  The Swinging Bridge was the only bridge over the river until the early 1990's.  Though you can no longer drive on the bridge, it is perfectly safe to walk on.  The bridge can be reached by traveling from Cleveland, Huntington, or Castle Dale on the Buckhorn Wash Road, or from Interstate 70 via the Cottonwood Wash Road.

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