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Address: Humpback Bridge Wayside Park, Covington, VA
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Description: The oldest, standing covered-bridge in Virginia.

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Impressive Bridge

20 years ago I did a photography project on Humpback Bridge. It hasn't changed much. A little more graffiti on the inside. And the big LOVE letters 100 feet away are cool... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Mike P
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

20 years ago I did a photography project on Humpback Bridge. It hasn't changed much. A little more graffiti on the inside. And the big LOVE letters 100 feet away are cool. With a 6 year old she was more interested in playing in the creek. As an amature phorographer. I find it hard to get perfect shot because there... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I do not remember covered bridges but they uses to be very common in early years in 1900's. Here is not only restored covered bridge but also humpback bridge which were thought to be stronger and could hold more weight. A walk across this bridge gives you the feeling of living in the far past. A step into the past.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This bridge is gorgeous. You really don't want to pass up stopping here. There's tables so you can stop and have lunch if you're passing through. Road is marked well with signs starting on I64. You can walk across the bridge and walk along the banks. It's a beautiful location. I'd like to go back when there's snow.

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Laguna Beach, CA
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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This covered bridge is located over a beautiful running stream with very clear water and lots of smooth river rocks. It's an excellent place to get some good vacation shots. You will only need a short time, but it's worth the stop. Nice place for a picnic, too.

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Covington, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

humpback bridge is a wonderful place to take your family and enjoy the day if you're looking to wait in the river or maybe fish it's a great place with a lot of history very beautiful

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Green, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

my wife and I were on our honeymoon vacation and I've been wanting to see this bridge for about two years near the end of our trio we made it loved it so much we spent the night in a local hotel and came back the next day while there we were talking to a pair of local sisters when... More 

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Folsom, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice little stop walking through the bridge and the water underneath. Tons of tagging inside the bridge. Was interesting to stop and read some of it both old and newer

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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134 reviews 134 reviews
90 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If you're in the area its worth the trip to the park to see this Humpback Bridge. It's one of only two covered humpback bridges left in the United States. It's blocked off so you can't drive over it but you can walk it.

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Even though it was a bit drizzly, it was worth stopping here. I had not previously been aware that there was such a thing, and the "LOVE" graphic you can pose with there is kinda cute.

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Nutter Fort, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were lost and saw a sign for the humpback bridge 1/2 mile. Decided to check it out. Beautiful old covered bridge with a gentle stream and park for a picnic. So glad we took the time to see this spot.

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