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“Even better with no water”
Review of Bull's Bridge

Bull's Bridge
Ranked #2 of 13 things to do in Kent
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Reviewed January 29, 2012

Go to visit when the water level is high. Amazing rapids. Then go back when there is no water. You'll be amazed at high huge the boulders are.

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Reviewed December 26, 2011

I recently took a trip to see the changing of leaves and kent was one of my stops. Ig guess ig got tbere late not much color. But. We seen an amazing one lane bridge made out of wood. .mutilple made waterfalls added ambiance. This.one route of the appaolachiane trail.

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Reviewed November 14, 2011

A beautiful covered bridge in excellent condition. The nearby waterfall and the rushing water make for some good photography.

Thank Charlie S
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Reviewed June 30, 2010

A visit to Bulls Bridge isn't very time consuming unless you plan to do some hiking on the other side of the bridge. Access to the single lane lattice truss bridge that spans the Housatonic River is via a small gravel parking lot just off route 7. Park there and walk down. You can cross the bridge and hike a bit. Or you can walk down the river and enjoy a full view of this lovely small bridge and the waterfall behind it.

The bridge was named for Jacob and Isaac Bull who built an ironworks here in 1760 and are said to have erected the first of five bridges on this site. The present bridge built in 1842 is about 110 feet. Come and have a look. It's amazing that any of these bridges survived.

Though this has been a popular swimming spot for years, beware of the currents. Many have lost their lives on this spot including at least one young woman in 2010.

1  Thank redeco
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Reviewed September 25, 2007

My husband and I are new to Connecticut and New England. We had a free day and decided to hunt down the 2 historic covered bridges in Northwest Connecticut. We have never seen covered bridges before but knew it was something on our 'to do' list while living in this area. We drove from the Milford area towards Danbury and took Rt. 7 north to Bull's Bridge.

To be totally honest Bull's Bridge isn't that big and we were a tad disappointed when we first arrived. There is a small gravel parking lot right before you reach the bridge when coming from Rt. 7. Once we parking the car, took some pics of the Bridge and the creek area, we made our way down some walking trails in the near by park. The park is on the opposite side of the little parking area.

There is a small waterfall area and very pretty stream that flows under Bulls Bridge. The Bridge is 109 feet long. There is a small walking ledge inside the bridge where you can walk the bridge and peak out the square cut widows for neat views of the creek/falls and the surrounding woods.

This bridge isn't going to wow you, but it makes for a good day trip when you combine it with stops at Kent Falls Park and West Cornwall Bridge in the fall. Over all we were very happy at the end of the day!!

4  Thank Pinedump
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