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Humpback Bridge

Humpback Bridge Wayside Park, Covington, VA
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Interesting but limited

Due to recent floods, some repairs have been made with new lumber making the beauty less appealing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greenville, South Carolina
Fantastic Find, Found on the Midland Trail

Well worth a stop! Great beauty. Fast stream. Look for the love sculpture. Picnic and bathroom... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Robert B
Norfolk, Virginia
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The oldest, standing covered-bridge in Virginia.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“picnic area” (8 reviews)
“nice photos” (2 reviews)
“pick nick” (2 reviews)
Humpback Bridge Wayside Park, Covington, VA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to recent floods, some repairs have been made with new lumber making the beauty less appealing. It is interesting to walk through the bridge and see the construction and smell the old lumber. The graffiti is less appealing.

Thank alicat067
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth a stop! Great beauty. Fast stream. Look for the love sculpture. Picnic and bathroom accommodations. Fabulous history. This is the latest incarnation of a bridge here. This is the only humpback design in the state.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Very unique bridge. Close to the interstate and main road. Very easy access. You can walk completely across the bridge. No fees

Thank 981keithy
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great wayside park with a beautiful bridge. Picnic by the creek on a pretty day. Well maintained Park.

Thank PaulandCynthia J
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...More

Thank OneSonOfTexas
Reviewed 17 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.

Thank nwright823
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 Both have been replaced by interstate 64.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...More

Thank 04DTS
Reviewed 4 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.

Thank K F
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...More

Thank Momica P
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.

Thank millerdk
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is there a campground nearby?
18 August 2015|
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Response from Judy S | Reviewed this property |
none that I know of. nice place for a picnic but no overnight.