Indiana Covered Bridge Loop Highlights
Indiana Covered Bridge Loop Highlights South Central Indianas Unique Bridges!

Indianas Covered Bridge Loop invites you to step back into time and marvel at the workmanship put into wooden bridges built throughout the 1800s by skilled craftsmen . Stand on any one of the nine bridges featured on the Loop and listen. You may still hear the faint clip-clop of horse shoes and the whirr of the wagon wheels as they spin across the plank boards. The pace was slower, the distractions fewer&but the craftsmanship is still there today for you to enjoy in the scenic Southern Indiana countryside. Six Counties. Nine Bridges. One Great Trail. That is the Indiana Covered Bridge Loop. Whether you drive the Loop and make it a long weekend or a day-long adventure, the approximately 216 mile route features nine historic covered bridges scattered over water ways in Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings and Lawrence counties. The loop features single, double, triple span bridges, and the only remaining double tunnel bridge in Indiana all built by well-known master craftsmen. Four of the bridges are featured on the National Register of Historic Places. See the oldest covered bridge in Indiana built in 1838, now residing at the Brown County State Park, and the longest covered bridge in the United States just outside of Medora, Indiana. Visitors can experience driving through six of the covered bridges. We receive lots of questions about Covered Bridges and are pleased to partner with our region to produce this piece which showcases the Westport Covered Bridge and 8 others within the region, says Melanie Maxwell, Decatur County Tourism executive director. The Indiana Covered Bridge Loop brochure serves as your information guide and is complete with a map, GPS coordinates and a brief description accompanied by bridge photos. Loop brochures are available at the Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, and Lawrence County Visitors Centers and on-line. Its an unforgettable experience of being transported back in time while creating a memory that lasts a lifetime. For more information call 812.222.8733.Or visit our website @ Look for the Indiana Covered Bridge Loop logo.

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