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Babbs Covered Bridge

Address: Location On Covered Bridge Road, off River Road, south of Windham., Windham, ME
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Windham
Type: Landmarks
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English first
Windham, Maine
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just a very nice spot to relax, swim or paddle. Get a good picture! Even better in the fall when the leaves are turning colors!

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Davison, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

It's a beautiful old bridge. A lot of locals were there swimming,swinging from a rope, and jumping from the bridge. Made us wish we had brought our suits along.

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Portland, Maine
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384 reviews 384 reviews
244 attraction reviews
327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Located 0.4 miles (0.6 km) off River Road, the rustic, 79-foot (24-m), one-span replica of the original Babb's Bridge (built 1843, burned 1973, rebuilt 1976) uses a Queenpost truss structure and rests upon split stone abutments. Its single lane carries Covered Bridge Road over the Presumpscot River. It’s just a bridge, and a short one at that, but its nostalgic... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Oldest covered bridge in Maine. Nicely preserved piece of history. A bit off the beaten path, but our Garmin got us there easily!

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Love this bridge and its setting...Down a old country road, which is beautiful....It is one of the prettiest bridges I have ever visited..

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