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This was a neat historical adventure! I had not realized that Parke County in Indiana was such an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louise S
Great deal and great food!

This was my second visit to the covered bridge festival. Always held in October so perfect weather... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
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This 245-foot bridge is probably the most-photographed covered bridge in the Midwest.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a neat historical adventure! I had not realized that Parke County in Indiana was such an interesting, intriguing place to visit with all the covered bridges. Bridgeton Bridge is truly scenic; it is long, and definitely fun to experience. One can just imagine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This was my second visit to the covered bridge festival. Always held in October so perfect weather for walking around checking out the various crafts and great food choices.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ron W
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Busy place - even on a weekday. There's only 1 road through the town and they don't block pedestrians from the streets. So, you have a congestion of people and cars in the street. Lots of good thinks to see, but recommend going to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

Very scenic and charming. Vendors are more quality oriented with good deals and family fun. Don't miss the fried pies and tasty beans and cornbread cooked slow over an open fire.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pam J
Reviewed October 23, 2018

lot of craft booths and plenty of food. whatever food you would like. lot of walking but we enjoyed it. great time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank martin w
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The number of people who reside in Bridgeton is only about 38. During the two weekends in October there are hundreds of thousands more who visit the enormous Covered Bridge Festival. There are hundreds of tents selling crafts, antiques, and used-items. There are also hundreds...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

While this is a beautiful bridge, I would recommend avoiding the area during the covered bridge festival in October if you dont like crowds. It was almost impossible to even drive through town because of the crowds walking in the middle of the main street,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

It was a fun visit. Lots of bridges to see. Lots of miles on country roads. I feel they could have been marked better, but it could have just been me. They are all very well kept.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ktlohman
Reviewed October 17, 2018

My husband and I went to the Covered Bridge Festival for the first time in 35-40 years. We visited Rockville, Bridgeton and the covered bridges in-between. We enjoyed seeing the bridges. We were there on a Tuesday and it was more crowded than I expected....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The Bridgeton Covered Bridge is one of 31 covered bridges in Parke County Indiana. Today it is only a walking bridge and is one of the nicest in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mary I
September 23, 2017|
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Response from Pixelpanderer | Reviewed this property |
Mary, the festival is from 10/13-10/22. It will be very crowded so get a map and start driving early. Hard to find close lodging at such a late date.
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KLyn E
August 20, 2017|
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At the Bridgeton Covered Bridge, a little community is there and one of the stores is the old mill, which has an outdoor patio/cafe and is right next to the bridge. There is also a pull off right before you go pass the... More
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