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Sunday River Covered Bridge

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Address: Bethel, ME
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Activities: Driving
Description: A covered bridge built in 1872 that is said to be one of the most painted...
A covered bridge built in 1872 that is said to be one of the most painted and photographed covered bridges in Maine.
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Great for photos...

Cool bridge .... I got some pretty nice photos... If that's your thing check it out and enjoy.... Incredibly Icy when I went ... Still a good find...

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Cool bridge .... I got some pretty nice photos... If that's your thing check it out and enjoy.... Incredibly Icy when I went ... Still a good find...

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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258 reviews 258 reviews
106 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

While staying at the condos in Sunday River. We took a ride to this covered bridge and took a walk. it is so kewl. A Definite must see.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A great little bridge close to Sunday River ski resort, was inspired to see this from the Clint Eastwood movie The Bridges of Madison County was not disappointed.

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Bath, Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

A short ride off the beaten bath, but well worth the detour. Fantastic photo possibilities. Great fly fishing for trout in the Sunday River, anytime of the year.

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My brother & sister in law took us here last week while looking for good painting spots. It's a very pretty spot. Get out and look at the bridge from the river not just the spot off the road. The trees still had color so it was very nice.

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Brisbane, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Lovely bridge on the Sunday River, The trees had lost most of their leaves but it was still a magic place.

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Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A beautiful bridge unrestricted in walking around and under. Also attended a wedding there. If you do that PUT DOWN A CARPET. the minister dropped the groom's ring and it rolled into the river. Fortunately it was retrieved but a word to the wise take steps to avoid as it could have been lost if the water were higher or... More 

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Colorado
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198 reviews 198 reviews
13 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We saw quite a few covered bridges on our drive throughout Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont and this bridge ranks pretty near the top. We visited on a slightly rainy day and the soft colors and foggy weather certainly added led to picturesque quality of the bridge. Don't miss it if you're in the area.

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De Soto, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Covered bridges are a very important part of our highway history so we loved to stop & take pictures here--just a little Americana. We took pictures of each other & the bridge from every possible view to add to our photo memories of our trip. I can simply imagine people stopping here for oh so many reasons one of being... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I've seen better bridges in NH. If you're in the area, it's an ok place to stop. I would not go out of my way to see it again.

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