The Longest Covered Bridge In Ohio, Smolen- Gulf Bridge, Is 613 Feet Long
Did you know that the longest covered bridge in Ohio is more than 600 feet long? Did you also know that Ohio is home to the longest covered bridge in the country?
Tucked away in the scenic Ashtabula County, you’ll find several drivable covered bridges that are simply begging to be photographed. (Be sure to check out this road trip that leads to 10 of them.) Smolen-Gulf Bridge is the longest bridge along the Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Tour—and it’s downright majestic in the autumn months. Here’s why this one-of-a-kind bridge belongs on your bucket list.
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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