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Sunday River Covered Bridge

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Typical New England

This bridge is a must see while visiting the area of Bethel, Maine. Just a few miles outside of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gilford, New Hampshire
Quaint! Cool!

Please stop carving your name into the hundred year old bridge wood. That said, this is a well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helotes, Texas
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A covered bridge built in 1872 that is said to be one of the most painted and photographed covered bridges in Maine.
Bethel, ME
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This bridge is a must see while visiting the area of Bethel, Maine. Just a few miles outside of the Town of Bethel, it is quaint and in great shape!. Tucked on the side of the road and sits over a quite, slow moving clear...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please stop carving your name into the hundred year old bridge wood. That said, this is a well built covered bridge. It’s also known as the Artist’s Bridge. Built in 1872 it is the most photographed and painted covered bridge in Maine. This bridge is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an icon of New England for sure! Spent an afternoon looking for covered bridges. This one is a beautiful wonder and I wouldn't go to the Bethel Me area without stopping to find one or two bridges. We even had a picnic here...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a covered bridge, people. But it's in good shape and makes a great "chapel" for weddings or other similar events.

Thank cgarockyhill
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This covered bridge is easy to find, right next to the roadside. It's a peaceful spot with a gently moving river below and not too much above. Really a great place to spend some time.

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful bridge (no longer in use) that serves as a great backdrop for family pictures. Beautiful weather and late afternoon shadows make for near perfection.

Thank NanaLaGrange
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This bridge is easy to find with a minimum of off road parking space. No one else was around when we were there. No signage or history around the grounds. Very pretty stream. Bridge is in excellent condition, but don’t know if it is original....More

Thank MaggieDogME
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Really quaint setting.. pretty little river to soak your feet.. authentic old barn style covered bridge.. not crowded but, common place for photo sessions and wedding ceremonies.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Listed as a tourist attraction - however, we were not that impressed. Below the bridge is a very muddy river of sorts

Thank Shailini S
Reviewed January 20, 2018

It's a beautiful old covered bridge - minus the graffiti - but it is worth a visit any time of the year. Fall - the colors are outstanding; Winter - peaceful with snow covering the area; Spring - with everything starting to come alive it...More

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Kevin M
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Cristine L | Reviewed this property |
Kevin, Not sure why the map goes to the ski resort. Actually, I don't remember including a map.