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Poinsett Bridge

Little Gap Creek, Greenville, SC
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old history

this bridge is a little hard to find but worth the effort, parking is not a problem, a short walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rich G
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Cornelius, North Carolina
Neat historical place!!!

Built in 1820 and is still in very good shape. Nice big parking area and short walk down some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annissa A
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Little Gap Creek, Greenville, SC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this bridge is a little hard to find but worth the effort, parking is not a problem, a short walk across the street and your there, it crosses over a very pretty creek good views from either side of the bridge

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1820 and is still in very good shape. Nice big parking area and short walk down some steps to walk over the bridge. You can also go down both sides to the water and walk under the bridge. Campbell's Covered Bridge is only...More

Thank Annissa A
Reviewed 28 March 2017

There are hiking trails that go past the bridge for adventurous ones, but the bridge is the main highlight. It is one of the oldest bridges in the state, and you can go over, around, and even under the bridge since there are plenty of...More

Thank Veronesi413
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I love places off the beaten path and I love history. This stone bridge with it's beautiful arch framing a section of Little Gap Creek, satisfies both loves. It is well worth the visit even if you don't have time to do the nature trail.

Thank angelaohedgepeth
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

In the area for the weekend visit this one of many things within the downtown area you can visit at no charge

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A unique look back into time. Amazing craftsmanship that stands throughout time. Remote location and many backstories and legends abound.

1  Thank larryandjoyce
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Found this gem on tripadvisor. It is in a pretty remote location relative to downtown Greenville. Very easy to access with parking area across the road (it is not marked as parking but is just a little graveled looped road). My 15 year old INSISTED...More

1  Thank TrippinLady
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nice park setting off the beaten path. Historically significant covered bridge. Good signage. Not crowded. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it, but a pleasant break if you're in the neighborhood.

1  Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 26 January 2017

It's hard to call this an "attraction"--when Joel Poinsett (of eponymous flower fame) directed the building of this bridge it was intended to be nothing more than a tool enabling the movement of goods and services into the Blue Wall separating the agrarian Carolina coast...More

2  Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We were out for a drive and thought, after seeing the sign for this site, why not find it? It was so BEAUTIFUL! A wonderful place to hike and/ or sit and meditate.

Thank Linda K
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