There’s A Covered Bridge Trail In Alabama And You’ll Want To Take It

Alabama is home to many historic covered bridges. Several are hidden away, while others can be easily located. If you’re a fan of historic covered bridges, you’re in luck. What if I were to tell you that you could visit nine of Alabama’s most historic covered bridges in a single day? That’s right; A SINGLE DAY. Sure, you’ll have to spend an extra day returning home, but the drive is so worth it. Especially this time of year.

Listed below, we’ve mapped out a trail route that features nine of Alabama’s most historic covered bridges. As you can see, the total miles of this trail route is 503, with an estimated drive time of 9 hours and 47 minutes. The trail begins in Mentone and ends in Livingston.

For driving directions, click here.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Now, let’s take a look at nine of Alabama’s most historic covered bridges that are perfect to visit this time of year.

So, are you up for taking a drive along Alabama’s Covered Bridge Trail? Have you ever visited any of these historic covered bridges? If so, what did you think? Also, can you think of any other historic covered bridges in Alabama?