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The Black Covered Bridge

Oxford, OH
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Fun Visit

I saw the bridge from the road so we turned around to see if we could get closer, sometimes getting... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Abby G
Cincinnati, Ohio
Fun free experience

Real, hostoric bridge in beautiful setting. Enjoy walking around and taking pictures! You wont need... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Oxford, Ohio
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“quick stop” (3 reviews)
“parking area” (2 reviews)
“hueston woods” (3 reviews)
Oxford, OH
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I saw the bridge from the road so we turned around to see if we could get closer, sometimes getting to a covered bridge is impossible. It was really easy to find the road leading to it and there is a nice parking area by...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Real, hostoric bridge in beautiful setting. Enjoy walking around and taking pictures! You wont need a lot of time though. Not much else here. Greatplsce to sit and talk or watch water, read a book.

Thank wade376
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The 1868 bridge was closed to auto traffic so we parked our car and walked the bridge. It is interesting to see the three story structure. We had a math contest for the kids. "Who can tell us how old the bridge is?"

Thank Maryjane10893
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A very neat and brief stop on the way to Hueston Woods to see a covered bridge and learn about the history of the area. I would not go out of my way to see it, but we were driving right past so worth a...More

Thank Matt22260993
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The construction of the bridge is quite impressive, and it's a nice slice of local history. It's a quick stop that's worth the few minutes you'll spend there and it's a great place to run to (only about 4 miles, round trip, from the heart...More

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A nice site to visit in Oxford. Take the time to park your car and walk across this lovely bridge. It's a treat to see.

Thank TeeMcPee
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This bridge has been restored very well and it neat to see how they were put together back then. You can walk across it, however the other end is not open. It is in a quiet and quaint area in Oxford, Ohio. If you like...More

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Ride your bike over from downtown Oxford, or enjoy a good hike to visit this site. Several entries into Oxford were once graced by covered bridges like this last one, which remains on its original site (the road has been moved!)

Thank DianaRae
Reviewed 2 July 2016

So many covered bridges in this area. This one is especially interesting because its length. Very cool place to stop and check out.

Thank William B
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Clearly a historic covered bridge, but not very exciting. Much of it has been replaced, so the feeling one gets is not one seeped in history. It almost has a modern feeling. Nonetheless, it is worth seeing and only takes a few minutes to do...More

Thank woodyand
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