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Meems Bottom Covered Bridge

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Address: State Route 720, Mount Jackson, VA 22842

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Virginia Covered Bridge

If you're looking for a quick scenic getaway - then head off highway 11 in the Shenandoah Valley to take in an old covered bridge that dates back to 1894! You will enjoy a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Tonyfarach
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Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a quick scenic getaway - then head off highway 11 in the Shenandoah Valley to take in an old covered bridge that dates back to 1894! You will enjoy a majestic scene that will take you back in time!

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Thank Tonyfarach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a blessing it is to experience this covered bridge. My grandchildren loved seeing inside the bridge & exploring around the bridge. This is a great place for pictures anytime of the year. We've done family pictures, senior pictures, before prom pictures, and more at the covered bridge. Don't forget to walk to the Shenandoah River und r the bridge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is still a working bridge that you can pass through, or perhaps take a break near and visit the water below, or take in the view as you catch a snack at the picnic tables..if you plan your travels proper you can even enjoy some delicious RT 11 potato chips which are made right down the road :)

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Nashville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A truly pleasant surprised nestled in the Shenadoah Valley. A great time for all ages. There is a corn maze and hayride in close proximity . Breathe taking view of bridge.

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Thank BonnieWhichard1967
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Found the bridge on the things to do in the Shenandoah Valley. Sitting about a half mile off the scenic drive through the valley we found this part of the past. The bridge is in fantastic condition and is 1 of 4 covered bridges still open to the public left in the state. Stand back and imagine days gone by... More 

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Wintergreen, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I took a leisurely drive over the mountains to the Shenandoah Valley to see this covered bridge. It is located on a country road with a small parking area on the east side of the bridge. The bridge has been beautifully restored and worth the drive. Combine your visit with stops in a number of small quaint... More 

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Thank FarmerThomas
Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I try to stop by here when I drive through the area. It is usually very peaceful. The stream under the bridge isn't very wide, so you can move around the perimeter to get good shots. I would recommend mid October as a great time to get fall foliage shots.

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area, take the time to drive across the bridge. It was great for the kids to experience.

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VICTORIA, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is one of those must see old historic and well preserved covered bridges. We spent quite some time checking it out and taking photos. If you're in the area, check it out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Historic Covered Bridge in the heart of Civil War territory. A hidden gem. Only 1/2 mile off the main road. Well preserved.

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