Quantcast
 
 

REI Coop Outfitters - Now Open in Cambridge, MA!

Western Lakes/Mountains welcome visitors to their covered bridges


Hemlock Bridge

Hemlock Bridge Road Fryeburg, ME, 04037 Phone:

Location: Three miles north of East Fryeburg

Hemlock Bridge, built in 1857, crosses an old channel of the Saco River near Kezar Pond. The bridge was reinforced to carry local traffic in 1988. Paddleford truss with laminated wooden arches; 109 feet long.
Lovejoy Bridge

Covered Bridge Road South Andover, ME, 04216 Phone:

Location: South of Andover

This bridge, built in 1868, spans the Ellis River. It is Maine's shortest covered bridge. The bridge was reinforced in 1984 to carry local traffic. Paddleford truss; 70 feet long.
Parsonsfield-Porter Bridge

Off Route 160 Porter, ME, 04068 Phone:

Location: One-half mile south of Porter

The Parsonsfield-Porter Bridge, which crosses the Ossipee River, was built by the towns of Porter and Parsonsfield as a joint project in 1859. The bridge was closed to traffic in 1960 when a new bridge was built upstream. Paddleford truss with laminated wooden arches; 152 feet long.
Sunday River Bridge (Artist's Covered Bridge)

Sunday River Road Newry, ME, 04261 Phone:

Location: Four miles northwest of North Bethel near Routes 2 and 26

This bridge, built in 1872, crosses the Sunday River. It is named the Artist's Bridge because of its reputation as being the most photographed and painted of the venerable covered bridges in Maine. The bridge was closed to traffic in 1958 when a new bridge was built downstream. Paddleford truss; 87 feet long.
Win a REI $500 Card from VisitNewEngland! Click here to enter.
REI Coop Outfitters - Now Open in Cambridge, MA!
Babb's Bridge

Covered Bridge Road South Windham, ME, 04062 Phone:

Location: Southwest of Windham off River Road

Babb's Bridge carries Covered Bridge Road over the Presumpscott River. This historic bridge was built in 1843; destroyed by fire in 1973; and rebuilt in 1976. One-span queenpost truss; 79 feet long.
Win a REI $500 Card from VisitNewEngland! Click here to enter.