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Meems Bottom Covered Bridge

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Address: State Route 720, Mount Jackson, VA 22842

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Quick side trip. Worth it!

Quick detour off I81. Highly recommend!!!! Nice pull off lot just beyond one end so you can get out and walk to the bridge. Beautiful spot for photographs. First time at... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Quick detour off I81. Highly recommend!!!! Nice pull off lot just beyond one end so you can get out and walk to the bridge. Beautiful spot for photographs. First time at covered bridge for our two teens and they were even impressed.

Thank merrydb
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Our son and new daughter in law were married at the opening of the bridge. The perfect sun light and the scenery makes for a memorable wedding site. We even had the cooperation of the fantastic Mount Jackson law enforcement to hold up traffic for the ceremony....thank you!

Manassas, VA
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516 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

If you love covers bridges, it is definitely worth stopping by. If you are looking for some epic historic site, but aren't a covered bridge person, then don't bother. There's no historic information posted anywhere, that I saw. The bridge, however, is wonderfully maintained and still in use. You can either drive through or park in the small lot on... More 

Thank TravelerTP
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545 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

As a man with a fetish for bridges, I made my boyfriend stop here on a recent trip and we kissed in the middle of the bridge on a sun dappled summer afternoon.

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Farmville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This bridge is lovely. Free of charge and less than a 1/4 mile off the main road. Easily found. It was definitely worth the quick stop for a photo op.

Thank Sherri D
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

If you're looking for a quick scenic getaway - then head off highway 11 in the Shenandoah Valley to take in an old covered bridge that dates back to 1894! You will enjoy a majestic scene that will take you back in time!

Thank Tonyfarach
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

What a blessing it is to experience this covered bridge. My grandchildren loved seeing inside the bridge & exploring around the bridge. This is a great place for pictures anytime of the year. We've done family pictures, senior pictures, before prom pictures, and more at the covered bridge. Don't forget to walk to the Shenandoah River und r the bridge... More 

Thank Tammy B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is still a working bridge that you can pass through, or perhaps take a break near and visit the water below, or take in the view as you catch a snack at the picnic tables..if you plan your travels proper you can even enjoy some delicious RT 11 potato chips which are made right down the road :)

Thank tdngjj
Nashville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A truly pleasant surprised nestled in the Shenadoah Valley. A great time for all ages. There is a corn maze and hayride in close proximity . Breathe taking view of bridge.

Thank BonnieWhichard1967
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Found the bridge on the things to do in the Shenandoah Valley. Sitting about a half mile off the scenic drive through the valley we found this part of the past. The bridge is in fantastic condition and is 1 of 4 covered bridges still open to the public left in the state. Stand back and imagine days gone by... More 

Thank jimdeedee

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