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Sunday River Covered Bridge

Bethel, ME
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great bridge

we spent a lot of time driving around looking at the sites first time exposed to these kind of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
No high tech here.

This old covered bridge is a trip back in time. The craftsmanship is a reminder of the hard work... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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A covered bridge built in 1872 that is said to be one of the most painted and photographed covered bridges in Maine.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sunday river” (21 reviews)
“leaf peeping” (2 reviews)
“new england” (6 reviews)
Bethel, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we spent a lot of time driving around looking at the sites first time exposed to these kind of bridges well worth the time

Thank paulgX5110FQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old covered bridge is a trip back in time. The craftsmanship is a reminder of the hard work some craftsmen put into building a functional yet beautiful creation. It is well preserved and lies over a clear as crystal river. There are 2 hiking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a quick little jaunt to the bridge. It is nice piece of history for Sunday River. The bridge was built in 1872 and they have kept it well maintained. There was a wedding party having pictures taken there the day we went and it...More

Thank shadoe005
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

An interesting covered bridge near the Sunday river ski resort, and right down the road from the Sunday river brewing company. It's worth checking out if your in the area.

Thank OldIrishCurmudgeon
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were driving by and noticed how nice this was ,it probably looked the same way for a long time.Next visit we will stop and take pictures .

Thank dancomontreal
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is one of the few wooden bridges left in Maine. It is very cute, however it is unfortunate that you cannot drive across it.

Thank Tara D
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is very scenic 150 yr + old bridge. My daughter was married on this bridge in Sept 2014 and the weather was perfect. We have over 150 guest attending that sat in chairs on the bridge for the wedding ceremony. It is a great...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's always a lovely picture taking spot whether it's summer, fall, winter or spring. Call us my favorite time of year for the foliage trips here.

Thank Brendad13
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was the first bridge of this 11 day leaf peeping excursion. This one is particularly nice, sitting in the woods. Easy access to get down to the river for photos from different angles. The views across from the bridge were incredible.

Thank 33146Chris
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited during our Fall Into New England trip on a weekday so we were the only people here. Plenty of water flowing in the river to make it pretty but not so much that we couldn't play in the stream bed and get some great...More

Thank Chuck H
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Kevin M
3 July 2016|
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Response from Cristine L | Reviewed this property |
Kevin, Not sure why the map goes to the ski resort. Actually, I don't remember including a map.