Walk Across Pisgah Covered Bridge For A Gorgeous View Of North Carolina’s Fall Colors
Looking for a fun road trip to enjoy the fall colors this year? Why not take a little drive over to one of the last two remaining original covered bridges in North Carolina? The Tar Heel State only has two historic covered bridges (note: Bunker Hill Covered Bridge may be closed for extensive repairs) and we can’t think of a more fun way to spend a few hours on the weekend than enjoying a scenic and colorful drive over to the Pisgah Covered Bridge in North Carolina near Asheboro.
Have you ever visited the Pisgah Covered Bridge in North Carolina? What about during the peak viewing times for fall foliage? We’d love to know and to see your photos in our comments!
Pisgah Covered Bridge in North Carolina
What is the longest covered bridge in North Carolina?
While the Pisgah Covered Bridge is noteworthy for being one of the state’s original covered bridges, the title of the longest covered bridge in North Carolina belongs to the covered bridge at the Ole Gilliam Mill Park. The bridge measures an impressive 140 feet and is noteworthy for its bright red roof. The bridge is located along NC-42, about six miles west of Sanford. Have you visited the longest covered bridge in North Carolina? If you’re fascinated by these structures, there are several other covered bridges in North Carolina worth exploring. They include the Kimesville Covered Bridge, Pisgah Covered Bridge, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Gaddy Covered Bridge, High Falls Covered Bridge, and Will Henry Stevens Covered Bridge. You can explore these spots on our covered bridges road trip through North Carolina.
What are the best hiking trails in North Carolina to take in the fall?
One of the best ways to experience autumn in North Carolina is by embarking on a beautiful hike. The crisp air and abundance of fall foliage transform even the most seemingly ordinary hikes into things of wonder. Some of our favorite short-and-sweet fall hiking destinations in North Carolina include Hanging Rock State Park, Pilot Mountain, Carolina Beach State Park, Dry Falls, Crabtree Falls, Erwin’s View, Raven Rock Trail, Whiteside Mountain, Mt. Mitchell, and Roan Mountain. How many of these beautiful hiking destinations in North Carolina have you experienced?
Where can I go to experience fall foliage in North Carolina?
When it comes to breathtaking autumn destinations, it doesn’t get much better than North Carolina. Thanks to destinations such as the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, fall in North Carolina is nothing short of spectacular. Curious about some other great fall destinations? We’d recommend any of the following spots for checking out North Carolina’s fall foliage: Hanging Rock State Park, Linn Cove Viaduct, Roan Mountain, Linville Gorge, Mount Mitchell, Chimney Rock, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, and Cherohala Skyway. Learn more about these picturesque fall destinations in North Carolina.