Alabama October 18, 2019
Here Are 7 Of The Most Beautiful Alabama Covered Bridges To Explore This Fall
Many covered bridges are located throughout Alabama, and there’s no better time than right now to visit them. Listed below are seven beautiful covered bridges you’ll most certainly want to visit this fall season. While some can still be driven on, others are primarily used for walking across.
Take a look:
1. Easley Covered Bridge - Oneonta
The Easley Covered Bridge was built in 1927 and is located near Rosa, Alabama. It has a length of 95 feet and is Blount County's oldest covered bridge.
2. Kymulga Covered Bridge - Childersburg
The Kymulga Covered Bridge, which was built in 1861, is located in Childersburg, Alabama and is part of Kymulga Grist Mill Park. It measures 105 feet and is one of the state's two 19th-century covered bridges still standing in its original location.
3. Gilliland-Reese Covered Bridge - Gadsden
The Gilliland-Reese Covered Bridge is located at Gadsden's Noccalula Falls Park. Built in 1899, this covered bridge measures 85 feet long and spans a small pond. Even though it's not one of the state's longest covered bridges, it's still worth an afternoon stroll.
4. Swann Covered Bridge - Cleveland
The Swann Covered Bridge, which was built in 1933, is located in Cleveland, Alabama and spans the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River. Measuring 324 feet long, it's the state's longest covered bridge that's in existence today.
5. Horton Mill Covered Bridge - Oneonta
The Horton Mill Covered Bridge is located in Oneonta, Alabama and spans the Culvert Prong of the Little Warrior River in Blount County. Built in 1934, this beautiful covered bridge has a height of 70 feet, which makes it the tallest covered bridge above any waterway in the nation.
6. Cambron Covered Bridge - Huntsville
The Cambron Covered Bridge is located at Huntsville's Madison County Nature Trail. Built in 1974, this covered bridge, which offers a beautiful lake view, is such a great place to visit this time of year.
7. Clarkson-Legg Covered Bridge - Cullman
The Clarkson-Legg Covered Bridge was originally built in 1904 and is located in Cullman, Alabama. Measuring 270 feet long, it's the second-longest covered bridge in Alabama.
Have you ever visited any of these beautiful covered bridges? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments below.
To experience more of Alabama’s beautiful covered bridges, be sure to take a look at our past article:
There’s A Covered Bridge Trail In Alabama And You’ll Want To Take It. Address: Easley Covered Bridge, Easley Bridge Rd, Oneonta, AL 35121, USA Address: 7346 Grist Mill Rd, Childersburg, AL 35044, USA Address: 1500 Noccalula Rd, Gadsden, AL 35904, USA Address: 1590 Swann Bridge Rd, Cleveland, AL 35049, USA Address: 35-91 Covered Bridge Cir, Oneonta, AL 35121, USA Address: 5000 Nature Trail Rd SE, Huntsville, AL 35803, USA
Address: 1240 Co Rd 1043, Cullman, AL 35057, USA