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Gilpin's Falls Covered Bridge

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Nice photo OP

This covered bridge makes for a great photo opportunity catch this in the beginning of AUTUMN when... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Jerryrob185
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Elkton, Maryland
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Very nice 1860 covered bridge

Passed by this bridge on numerous occasions and have stopped on a few to take photos. It sits off... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
jaimeelsabio
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Maryland
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27 Aug 2018
“Nice photo OP ”
3 Sep 2018
“Nice Bridge, but NO trail to the waterfall”
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Rt 272, RT 272, 1.4 miles off I-95 at exit 100a, Elkton, MD 21921
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Stopped here on our travels home from Nottingham, PA. Bridge was easy to spot right along the highway on 272. There was a small dirt parking lot along the one side of the bridge that could hold about 4-6 cars. We parked and walked down...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This covered bridge makes for a great photo opportunity catch this in the beginning of AUTUMN when the leaves are turning on the trees and you will have a great backdrop

Thank Jerryrob185
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The bridge was very pretty and there was a nearby trail which was rather rustic leading back along the water way. It was interesting taking photos inside of the bridge.

Thank BonnieLD
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is one of the best things to do when in the area. Not many covered bridges left in Maryland and the family always like going to check it out. Has been restored and has a nice dam below to sit and have lunch.

Thank don_tepper
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Nice peaceful location..fall foliage was great..nice year round..also used as a wedding ceremony site

Thank A32961
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Most of the covered bridges in our area are in poor repair and hard to find,this one has been renovated to like new condition and is located adjacent to Md Rt 272 in Cecil County about 1 mile note of the I95 interchange.Parking on site...More

Thank RUMSEY63
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Well kept by donations and concerned citizens - one of Cecil County's beautiful spots - hoping those that stop and visit appreciate and respect the place - so far they seem to be doing that.

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

With great historical value, this covered bridge is a must see if in the area. Parking is scarce and it doesn't take more than 10 minutes to view the bridge but it is still a fascinating feature to the area. I wouldn't recommend traveling out...More

Thank mrs f
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I live around the corner from this bridge and was dismayed that around a million dollars was spent "refurbishing" this bridge to nowhere. So, if you want to see a covered bridge that was almost completely rebuilt recently, I guess it's worth it? There are...More

Thank EllisAndersen
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Passed by this bridge on numerous occasions and have stopped on a few to take photos. It sits off MD 272 on the way to Oxford, PA. Very peaceful location to just look at the bridge and pond. It is well maintained.

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