Wawona Covered Bridge
Wawona Covered Bridge
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PacificNWFamily
Washington State96,391 contributions
This bridge is good to walk through, to ride the stagecoach through, or to photgraph from outside. It's a classic.

Note that if you don't want to walk in horse droppings, walk in the narrow side section.
Written 17 June 2022
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Adam S
Vashon, WA517 contributions
So lucky to see this historic bridge that was preserved as part of the Pioneer Yosemite History Center. Walk where many horse drawn carts have gone before.
Written 28 June 2021
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Wynn R
Morgan Hill, CA1,819 contributions
This is a piece of the local history, if you can check it out I suspect it may get burnt by one of the forest fires, so do check itout
Written 11 April 2020
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PacificNWFamily
Washington State96,391 contributions
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The Wawona Covered Bridge is an easy and safe way to cross over the South Fork of the Merced River. On my recent June visit, I walked across. I enjoy looking out the knot holes at the river below.

Last time I visited, the stagecoach crossed at the same time. The clanking of the wagon equipment and the smell of the horses added to the authentic experience.
Written 16 June 2019
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Unexpected surprise visit to the covered bridge. It is from a simpler time. Very interesting. They still use it with horse drawn carriages. On the other side is a pioneer village.
Written 6 June 2019
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BradJill
Hong Kong, China149,306 contributions
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The Wawona Covered Bridge is a historic structure built by Galen Clark in 1857 over the South Fork Merced River in the small town of Wawona. This was the crossing along the old road from Wawona to Yosemite Valley during the pioneer days.

Interestingly, this historic bridge is one of only 12 remaining covered bridges in the State of California. You'll notice it is not very wide but modern standards. It would have been used by pedestrians and coach wagons during its time.

The Wawona Covered bridge has been repaired and numerous damaged parts replaced over the decades. As such, the current structure is safe to see and walk through to the Pioneer Yosemite History Center, an outdoor museum where you can see a handful of cabins and other turn of the century buildings that were situated around Yosemite.
Written 14 May 2019
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