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Loy's Station Covered Bridge

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Address: 3600 Old Frederick Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788
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I have never driven on a covered bridge so to have the opportunity to do so was fabulous. I got a picture right before I went through it and then parked briefly on the other side... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
jehenson81
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

I have never driven on a covered bridge so to have the opportunity to do so was fabulous. I got a picture right before I went through it and then parked briefly on the other side to get a few more pictures. The adjoining park was sadly closed so there is limited parking. Also the address for the bridge is... More 

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Sykesville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I took a group of girl scouts here for a ceremony and I'm so glad I did! What a beautiful bridge, what a beautiful location! A small park is being created around the bridge. This really is a beautiful location - I'm going to bring my daughters back for some formal portraits to be taken near the bridge. High recommend!

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Thank Tammy V
Thurmont, Maryland
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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Loys Station is a great place for family. Scenery of bridge, and creek very picturesque. Great play area for children and wonderful place to picnic. When our children were small we went there all the time and now they are grown they still visit there when they are in town. Wonderful picture taking atmosphere.

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Thank John C
Tennessee
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

This was very interesting and easy to find. The road to it was good, the place was very beautiful and we just loved it!

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Thank Deborah D
Zullinger, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

There are three outstanding and well preserved covered bridges in this area, and Loy's Station is the largest. Another is less than a mile from the Shamrock Restaurant on Rt. 15.This one at Loy's Station has a beautiful picnic ground, outside rest room facilities, and is a favorite of photographers and artists because it is in the open and accessible... More 

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Myersville, Maryland
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

Loy's Station Covered bridge is located beside a pristine park and is very relaxing. A few more miles and you will find the Roddy Road Covered Bridge too! Great route for cars & bicycles.

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Thank vickie g
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

We had a great afternoon. The kids splashed and played in the waters of the creek, and the breeze was pleasant. It was very pastoral. Such a great place to take photo's too. We stayed for a couple of hours. You should pack a picnic and bring the camera.

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Thank Laura S
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

By far this is one of the nicest as it has a little park surrounding it. Bring some charcoal and hamburgers and hotdogs and have a nice cookout. Bring your kids, their bathing suits, a bucket and some nets and you can catch crayfish all day long as you wade and play in the creek.

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Thank Smccardell
Washington, DC
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

As someone else pointed out to me, there are three covered bridges in the Thurmont, Rocky Ridge area that are just off Highway 15, and within about 11 miles of each other. There is a nice link, with addresses for Utica Mills Bridge on Utica Road, Loy's Station Briidge on Old Federick Road and Roddy Road Bridge on Roddy Road.... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Driving the Frederick County's Covered Bridge Tour creates opportunities to see small towns, beautiful scenery and of course, the 3 covered bridges. Roddy Road Bridge, Loy's Station Bridge and Utica Mills Bridge (currently undergoing repairs). You can get some really great pictures of these bridges or just stop in and place yourself in the time period of the mid to... More 

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