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A nice bridge in nature...

A wonderful stop on a hike through nature is what you’ll get while visiting this bridge. The whole... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2019
Greenville, South Carolina
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Well worth the short drive from Greenville, SC

We were looking for something to do on a Saturday morning since our main reason for being in... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2019
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Little Gap Creek, Greenville, SC
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Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful stop on a hike through nature is what you’ll get while visiting this bridge. The whole area is peaceful and it’s nice to get the family out exploring.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for something to do on a Saturday morning since our main reason for being in Greenville was to see a performance at the Peace Center. I had not heard about this fascinating historical bridge but after reading about it on Trip Advisor,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

Hidden gem in SC. A must see. Old world bridge in Greenville county.minutes from my house. Call me and I'll take you to see it.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

The Poinsett Bridge lies on the northern portion of the "Old South Carolina State Trail" wagon trail from northern Greenville County, SC to Charleston, SC. The bridge was built by Joel Roberts Poinsett to span a difficult ford of Little Gap Creek in 1820. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

This is a lovely spot in the woods with an antique arch bridge and a brook flowing under it. It was a pleasant drive out of Greenville to see it. There was plenty of parking. The bridge is just off the bridge and a couple...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed March 20, 2019

That pretty well sums it up. There's hiking if you want and it's just a nice place. Constructed 1820

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Keith P
Reviewed March 4, 2019

What a gorgeous place, straddled by a river and flowing under the bridge, absolutely beautiful. Plenty of parking and easy access to this piece of history; so thankful it's been saved for future generations. What a great location, tucked in the woods, and so peaceful.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

We have been several times and have always enjoyed the drive up. There is also a hiking trail across the road from the bridge. The idea that this was once a main thoroughfare is interesting. We have wide roads and such and this helped people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank auddee123
Reviewed February 13, 2019

The oldest bridge in South Caroline and possibly the Southeast was constructed in 1820 on the old Greenville to Asheville Road. A short drive north of Greenville and a few miles off of Hwy 25 takes you to the beautiful stone structure with easily accessible...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019

visiting this bridge is highly recommended especially if you are a history buff. Just walking across the bridge or ubder the bridge you can get a feel of what it must have been like to cross it back in the day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeffrey M
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Lorayne P
May 1, 2019|
Response from Keith P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you missed, but you'll see Poinsett bridge from the road with parking nearby.
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Patty R | Reviewed this property |
From the Poinsett Bridge it is a 10 minute drive to the trail head at Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve Head southeast on Callahan Mountain Rd toward Glassy Mountain Rd 1.2 mi Slight left to stay on Callahan Mountain Rd 118... More
January 18, 2018|
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Response from Madmimi70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a good size parking area across the street from bridge.