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Even if you're not a "bridge person," the Bridgeport covered bridge is something pretty special. It's the longest, single span, arch-supported, covered bridge in the world. As you take your own photo from the new, upstream bridge, like the photo above, try to imagine building...More
Have been here many times - even when the bridge used to be open and you could walk across it. Still cool to see the covered historic bridge.
Visitors center is nice and informative. Good books & gifts too.
We have been here when they...More
Perfect day trip from Grass Valley/Nevada City. Not only to see the Historic Bridge ( under renovation), visit the Visitors Center where you can learn local history, view the wildlife, buy unique gifts . There are also 2 hikes, one easy for everyone and the...More
The bridge itself is breathtaking. I have loved this bridge for years. We used to be able to drive across it. Now, you can't even walk across the bridge (due to structural issues). My understanding is that they are trying to raise enough money to...More
Nice place to hike the river in both directions, a little way upstream in the summer time you may come across some sun worshipers though , small children need to be watched when the current is strong , also good for catching the sun and...More
Driving down from Tahoe on 80 is usually a quick way to cover distance and we were planing on making some miles. But that was prior to my wife's discovery on the map of a "covered" bridge not too far off California 20. So we...More
My husband and I are locals. So we know a lot about this area. JUST GO!!
There aren’t enough words to describe what I feel standing in the presence of the Yuba River and Bridgeport . There are trails there to evoke calm and zen...More
This beautiful structure- longest covered bridge West of the Mississippi, served as a major river crossing during the gold rush and immigration to California. After years of neglect the State is doing significant structural and restoration work. That will ensure future generations enjoyment.