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Oldest surviving covered bridge in Virginia

One attraction we made it a point to stop to see while driving on I-64 from Lexington, Virginia, to... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
Great Roadside Stop

We stopped by Humpback Bridge on our way out of town. It's a scenic little stopover, complete with... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Amanda S
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Euless, Texas
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The oldest, standing covered-bridge in Virginia.
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Humpback Bridge Wayside Park, Covington, VA
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

One attraction we made it a point to stop to see while driving on I-64 from Lexington, Virginia, to the Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, was the Humpback Bridge in Covington, Virginia. Built in 1857 and spanning 109 feet, it is the...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped by Humpback Bridge on our way out of town. It's a scenic little stopover, complete with an art installation and a path down to the water for those who want to wade.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Nice and quiet, great scenery. A very interesting place to visit a old beautiful bridge of yester year.

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 14 July 2018

If you love covered bridges, this is one you must see! It is one of only two remaining arched covered bridges. If you are into photographing these bridges, however, it would be best to visit when the weather is too cool for in-water activities. While...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Humpback is a must see. It’s beautiful and takes you back in time. A great place for a picnic or family cookout. It is also a great place to go swimming

Thank billnice16
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you'll notice those items in the photo spell "LOVE"....Virginia is for Lovers ...this bridge is Humped in an arch across the stream...very unique construction and probably the only one you'll ever see.

1  Thank Harry M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This was a great stop. The bridge is amazing, disappointing to see so much graffiti. The l o v e art was too cool.

Thank JANNETTE E
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Finding this place was a challenge because we were coming from Falling Spring Falls using GPS and we encountered some closed roads, so had to re-route, but it was worth the trip! The park (wayside?) is beautiful, clean, and inviting. My husband wished he had...More

Thank retchemteach
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go for locals and travellers. The historical bridge was recently restored and it takes you back in time as you walk across it. It is the oldest covered bridge in Virginia and one of few remaining in the U.S....More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was a cool little stop. They have love spelled out with items of industry from the area. The view is nice and the water is wonderful. You can swim and there is a rope swing under the bridge. Lots of graffiti on the inside...More

Thank Bonnie5901
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parrotgirl77
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Response from Judy S | Reviewed this property |
none that I know of. nice place for a picnic but no overnight.
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