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Address: Humpback Bridge Wayside Park, Covington, VA
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The oldest, standing covered-bridge in Virginia.

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The small park area has Humpback Bridge on the edge of the property. If you traveling on I64 stop by during the day to stretch your legs, rest and take some nice photos in front... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 February 2017
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Covington, Virginia
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Covington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The small park area has Humpback Bridge on the edge of the property. If you traveling on I64 stop by during the day to stretch your legs, rest and take some nice photos in front of the LOVE theme. During summer months you can swim or fish under the bridge in the river. Be careful with young children the stream... More 

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Covington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A unique, natural beauty. Being a picnic lunch or just spend your time walking around enjoying the slendor of nature. Covered bridge and flowing water. Worth the trip.

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Ga
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Humpback bridge is one of the last good examples of a wooden arched bridge. The bridge sits beside US 60 on the roadbed of its predecessor. Both have been replaced by interstate 64. There is a nice park swimming hole underneath. The last time we were there I hope the people loitering in their cars were not up to what... More 

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Etowah, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I enjoyed visiting this park. It is easy to get to from the interstate. It has always been one of my favorite places to visit.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We have driven by the "Humpback Bridge" sign so many times, but we never thought to detour--and we should have! The county maintains a lovely roadside picnic area there, with clean portable restrooms and ample parking. The bridge is so interesting--bring some chalk so you and your honey can leave your names behind. And there's an added bonus, if you... More 

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Goochland, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to take fall photos with so many colors. New rails recently added. Easy to find from highway. Unique for its rareity.

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Pulaski, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Cool historic stop, as this is the oldest covered bridge in VA. Parking and picnic area. I didn't realize there were humpbacked covered bridges, so I'm glad we stopped!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had driven down to Covington to go to the Walmart and we were looking for things to do. This was worth stopping by and checking out.

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maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We visited the Humpback Covered Bridge while vacationing in the area. It is Virginia's oldest covered bridge. It is located in a park like setting off of US Route 60 near Covington, VA and is well maintained. You can picnic here and picnic tables and charcoal grills are on the premises. If you are interested in covered bridges this is... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Just a little off the main path, the Humpback Bridge is worth a stop. It's a scenic place to stretch your legs, see the fall foliage and even have a picnic. Great spot for photographs.

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