The Longest Covered Bridge In Georgia, Watson Mill Bridge, Is 229 Feet Long
Outside of Athens, Georgia is a state park that is bursting with natural beauty and history. Nestled within the spectacular Watson Mill State Park is the Watson Mill Bridge, a 9-foot clearance, 229 foot covered bridge, the longest in the state. Learn all about the history and beauty of this spectacular attraction. But we recommend visiting in person if you haven’t yet because this gem needs some in-person appreciation.
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Have you ever been to Watson Mill Bridge in Georgia before? We’d love to hear about it! Share your experience in the comments section! Or, if you want more information about this bridge, including the park’s current hours of operation, check out the Georgia State Park website.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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