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Covered Bridge loop

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Address: Bedford, PA

A challenging 16.7 mile biking trail.

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Great day trip to take in beautiful scenery and old covered bridges. More than half of the bridges can be driven through and the directions on the website are pretty good. Many of... read more

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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great day trip to take in beautiful scenery and old covered bridges. More than half of the bridges can be driven through and the directions on the website are pretty good. Many of the spots do not half cell service, so it's best to have a paper back up of directions. Most of the property around the bridges and some... More 

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took the covered bridge loop and we're just amazed to find such scenic wonders in western Pennsylvania. The craftsmanship that goes into these bridges and the maintenance required to keep them is something that always and truly brings me much joy. I would recommend this to anyone who has a few hours to spend on a ride that... More 

Thank roverirish
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We took this drive this summer past. The directions were very clear and the scenery was beautiful. go.

Thank littlebluerambler
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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240 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A nice afternoon's drive through the rural countryside with lovely views of covered bridges. Gravity Hill was also a fun detour and sparked theories and discussion about how this is possible. Would like to come back when trees are in bloom. Winter is a bit dreary.

Thank JoAnnW57
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I during a quick get-a-way between Christmas and New Year's Eve went to Bedford. We did a little shopping and ate in some great restaurants (see my other reviews) and decided to take the covered bridge driving tour. Even though it was winter we thoroughly enjoyed the drive through the countryside and stopping to see all of... More 

Thank William F
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299 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Spent an afternoon visiting all of the bridges but the farthest from Bedford. Great collection of covered bridges as well as a chance to see some nice scenery. Recommended day trip while in the area!

Thank ErnTrekker
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255 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We only did 4 of the bridges. The tourism magazine gives pretty accurate directions to the bridges. Beautiful scenery near the bridges. We got lots of great pictures. Roads are safe to travel & pretty well marked.

Thank PaBirddog
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I love covered bridges and I was very impressed by the variety along this loop. The brochure map that can be picked up at a local hotel etc. has detailed can't miss directions from one bridge to the next. They are pretty close together (I think 10 minutes was the max between two of them). If visiting Bedford, and you... More 

Thank JennyMarie82
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited 9 covered bridges in just a couple hours on a fall Sunday morning. It was enjoyable. We started out with a list on the cell phone, but half way into the trip there wasn't any cellular signal. Lucky for us there was a gas station nearby that had brochures with directions to the bridges so we were back... More 

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was a great motorcycle drive for us through beautiful country. However, wished some of the bridges where better marked.

Thank Timothy V

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