Humpback Bridge

Humpback Bridge, Covington: Address, Humpback Bridge Reviews: 4.5/5

Humpback Bridge
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The oldest, standing covered-bridge in Virginia.
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LeslieS1836
Hampton, VA48 contributions
Come for the bridge stay for the serenity
Oct 2021
A beautiful little place that's more than worth the little drive. My sister and I stopped by just to see the bridge and wound up staying just to enjoy the view and lovely weather. The "Love art" sculpture makes for a great photo op for those who look for things to post to social media. There are also 2 porta-potties for those concerned about needing the bathroom while away from the towns and picnic tables so you can grab a bite while soaking up the serenity. For those traveling to see via 1-81, it's a quick jaunt from the C&O Railway Heritage Center in Clifton Forge; which is also an amazing place!
Written October 5, 2021
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marfita
Greenwood, SC370 contributions
Now we know how it got its name
Sep 2021 • Couples
A short jog off of I-64, there is a large parking area and picnic tables. There’s no traffic on the bridge so you can walk over to the other side and go down to the river where there are loads of interesting rocks. We saw a few with small fossil shells in them.
The nearby railroad bridge is active and a coal train went by while we were there.
Written September 27, 2021
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Kim H
Roanoke, VA1,675 contributions
Can't Miss Landmark
Jul 2021 • Family
Definitely one of America's very best covered bridges! Simply stunning and a favorite of locals. Unique Virginia LOVE sign for photo ops. Free to visit and very convenient to Callaghan exit of I64. Has picnic tables, parking. Wade in the creek in season. Water depth can vary, but some swimming is usually possible in summer, especially for kids. Easy stop on the way to/from The Greenbrier.
Written July 24, 2021
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CBEW
40 contributions
So glad we saw this. Many families here enjoying the creek too
Jul 2021
Nice park! Amazing Design of this covered bridge. Glad it has been saved. Very historic bridge! Not hard to find. Parking available. Nice picnic area
Written July 18, 2021
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TarHeel071
Chapel Hill, NC223 contributions
Bridge at its best
Jun 2021 • Couples
A very unique bridge that is something to see while visiting Covington. Nice place to stop and walk around, picnic or explore the creek. Great photo opportunity as the scenery is fantastic.
Written June 7, 2021
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Thomas - Genevi... H
Higham, Suffolk, UK923 contributions
Not just a covered bridge; a full service tranquil park
Jun 2021 • Couples
We popped by because who can avoid a 150 year old covered bridge. What we found was an excellent park from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Free parking, ample signs to explain the historic significance, 2x portable toilets, hand sanitizer, and amazing views! The bridge itself is very well preserved, and you can walk thru it, around it, and under it. The stream under the bridge is nice to walk in barefoot.
And then, the quaint not-so-little LOVE sign is a must take selfie! Seeing the originality of using a huge v-shaped tree for one of the letters? Amazing.
Written June 5, 2021
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Grover R
Pensacola, FL13,376 contributions
Perfect place for a Picnic off I-64
May 2021
On our travels through Virginia and West Virginia, Tripadvisor helped me find this gem. My daughter and I need to pick up something quick but we did not want to eat at the Wendy's. Instead a found this wonderful park for a picnic. Afterwards, we enjoyed a walk through the bridge and the playful public art. We caught it at the right time with wildflowers blooming everywhere. The bridge is certainly an historic site to visit in a beautiful riverside setting. However, the LOVE artwork with the tree as the V was awesome. I am so glad we found this. Perfect place for a picnic off I-64.
Written May 17, 2021
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John D
albuguerque28 contributions
Ride your motorcycle
May 2020
A group of us rode motorcycles out to visit this bridge. It is a magnificent structure and I highly recommend it. The bridge is in a now park-like setting. Get your bike, ride there, visit and talk to the bridge. You will enjoy it.
Written April 22, 2021
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Mongo8
Galax, VA123 contributions
A Bit of History
Jan 2021
It’s an old covered bridge. What else can I say. It’s something I wanted to see, and I’m glad I did. Easily accessible from I-64.
Written January 15, 2021
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Ed H
Rural Hall, NC35 contributions
Beautiful!
Oct 2020
A beautiful piece of engineering from so many years ago! We visited the bridge and surrounding area and enjoyed the park nearby.
Written October 29, 2020
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