Taftsville Covered Bridge

Taftsville Covered Bridge, Woodstock: Address, Taftsville Covered Bridge Reviews: 4.5/5

Taftsville Covered Bridge
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jaybeeFL
Palm Harbor, FL2,945 contributions
This is the 2nd longest and 3rd oldest covered bridge in VT. Built in 1836 in has a very unique type of construction (wooden truss) not typically found in most bridges. Part of the bridge was recently rebuilt after being destroyed by a hurricane and continues to be operational today. It spans the Ottaquechee River and is easily accessible off Rt. 4 in Taftsville.
Written August 19, 2021
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TACOB0B
United States1,131 contributions
Couples
Nice bridge to check out on a road trip. It was very well maintained. Just be careful as there seems to always be people inside trying to get photos. It's always fun to go through a covered bridge while on a road trip.
Written October 12, 2020
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Gene R J
Silver Spring, MD8,099 contributions
After visiting the Woodstock Inn in that beautiful but "too busy" village, we stopped to see this bridge. What a beauty with a parking spot right along the damned Ottauquechee River.
The 1836 189' structure is among the oldest covered bridges in Vermont and the U.S.
Written June 28, 2021
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KatherineSunapee88
Sunapee, NH45 contributions
This is a beautifully maintained bridge - too bad it is right next a huge electric power grid with lots of wires and towers.
Written February 24, 2020
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Tina M
Victoria, Canada496 contributions
Loved driving along the road and coming upon the bright red covered bridge. It was just so pretty with the water and the surrounding area. Great place to pull over and take a few photos.
Written October 22, 2019
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MASOLA91
United States45 contributions
Family
From Route 4 on your way north to Woodstock, VT, you travel thru Taftsville and will come upon this dramatic, striking, red covered bridge that sits over a waterfall. The river that feeds it is at times calm and mirror-like and at other times, is raging and a bit scary. Either way, The Taftsville Bridge is iconic. It's stood the test of time (Google Hurricane Irene) and remains one of the prettiest covered bridges you'll see in VT. Or anywhere. Year-round it's a photographer's dream. It's a must do.
Written September 27, 2017
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micheleboys
VA328 contributions
Couples
This is one of the many covered bridges we saw during our two night stay in Woodstock VT, while road tripping around New England. We stayed at The Woodstock Inn and asked if they had a map showing where the bridges are. They gave us a map and also outlined a nice self guided tour for us to go on. It's a beautiful drive with lots of photo opps as well! Helpful tip! All the bridges were easy to find except the Lincoln covered bridge. It wasn't easy for us to find at first. To find it, look up the Lincoln House Inn at Covered Bridge and use their address, you come to and have to cross the bridge to get to that Inn!
Written October 25, 2016
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Kelly M
Killington, VT341 contributions
Family
This bridge spans the Ottaqueeche River and was closed for 2 years after Hurricane Irene. It is easily recognizable when you round the corner of Rt 4 into Taftsville. The red color really stands out and it is an active traffic bridge. From Rt 4 cross over the bridge and take an immediate left for a terrific ride along the river.
Written October 15, 2016
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HNBISOFF
Bedford, Texas968 contributions
Couples
The Taftsville Covered Bridge along with the other covered bridges around Woodstock are neat and cool. They are beautiful, especially if you are not familiar with them. Drive through one and enjoy the experience.
Written November 10, 2021
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Eataroundwoburn
Litchfield, NH621 contributions
Couples
Since you are in Vermont and you see A covered bridge you must stop! Pretty cool bride. Each bridge is different so if you are in the area of Taftsville stop and take a look
Written September 17, 2021
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