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Clay's Covered Bridge - Perry County

Covered Bridges

We've located twenty-three of these stoic reminders of the area’s rich Dutch Heritage dot the pristine country side. Also known as “kissing bridges” PA Dutch tradition holds that kissing your sweetheart while passing through a covered bridge brings good luck.

To receive a free covered bridge trail guide, please contact the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau at (Toll Free) 877.727.8573  or (Local) 717.231.7788.

 

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Dellville Covered Bridge
Pine Hill Rd., Dellville, PA 17020
(717) 231-7788

The Dellville Covered Bridge is located in Wheatfield Township and crosses Sherman's Creek.  Read more >

Stroup Covered Bridge
North Rd., Elizabethville, PA 17023
(717) 213-5024

The Stroup Covered Bridge is a Burr-arch truss construction located northeast of Elizabethville.  Read more >

Book's Covered Bridge
Route 274, Blain, PA 17006

One of four covered bridges across Shermans Creek and sometimes called Bistline Covered Bridge, it was built in 1884. It is 70 feet long with Burr- ...  Read more >

Clay Covered Bridge
1579 State Park Rd, Newport, PA 17074-8384
(717) 567-9255

Located in Little Buffalo Creek State Park, the Clay Covered Bridge was built in 1890. It is a Burr-arch truss bridge.  Read more >

Esther Furnace Covered Bridge
Route 373, Esther, PA 17815
(570) 784-8279

Built in 1881, the Esther Furnace Bridge crosses Roaring Creek. It is another good example in the county of Queen Truss construction.  Read more >

Everhart Covered Bridge
5300 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717)599-5188
www.forthunter.org

Built in 1881 to span Little Buffalo Creek in Oliver Township, Perry County, it is an example of Multiple Kingpost Truss construction and is 44 fee ...  Read more >

Appalachian Trail
4 East First Street, Boiling Springs, PA 17007
717.258.5771
www.appalachiantrail.org

The Appalachian Trail is part of the U.S. National Parks system. The Trail north of the Susquehanna is characterized by long, flat, rocky ridge ...  Read more >

Fleisher Covered Bridge
Fairgroud Rd., Newport, PA 17074
(717) 231-7788

This bridge crosses Big Buffalo Creek in Oliver Township.  Read more >

Adairs Covered Bridge
Route 274, Loysville, PA 17047

Built in 1864 and then rebuilt in 1904, it is one of four covered bridges that spans Sherman's Creek.  Read more >

Bistline Covered Bridge
Madison Rd., Blain, PA 17006
(717) 582-2131

Elsewhere called Book's Covered Bridge or Flickinger Mill, this bridge was built in 1871 and crosses Shermans Creek. It is a single span 96 fee ...  Read more >