Concord Covered Bridge in Smyrna, Georgia. Photo by Bob Jones Photography, @bobjonesphoto
A Guide to Georgia's Covered Bridges
For rustic, romantic scenery, Georgia's covered bridges make picturesque destinations any time of year.
Full of mystique and rustic character, covered bridges make dramatic subjects for photographers and thrilling destinations for travelers. From the northeast mountains to the southwest corner of Georgia, these covered bridges are some of the most picturesque around.
Auchumpkee Creek Bridge. Photo by @reneelangston via Instagram.
Built in 1897, Elder Mill Covered Bridge is one of only 13 functional covered bridges left in Georgia. You can drive through the beautiful bridge and enjoy the sights and sounds of Rose Creek.
Euharlee Creek Bridge. Photo by Etowah Valley Historical Society.
Euharlee Covered Bridge in Euharlee
Located next to the Euharlee History Museum, the Euharlee Covered Bridge is the perfect spot for photographs. Its allure is enhanced by the picturesque 1850s village surrounding it.
George L. Smith State Park Covered Bridge in Twin City
With natural beauty, refurbished Parrish Mill and a stunning covered bridge, secluded George L. Smith State Park is a wonderful south Georgia retreat.
Haralson Mill Covered Wooden Bridge in Conyers
Built in 1997, the Haralson Mill Covered Wooden Bridge replaces a historic ford, which crossed Haralson Mill Road, formerly an unimproved dirt road in North Rockdale County. This bridge is the first of its kind to be built in Georgia since the 1890s.
Howard's Bridge in Lexington
Howard’s Bridge, formerly known as Big Clouds Creek Bridge, is 252.5 feet long. It is not open for traffic.
Poole's Mill Covered Bridge in Cumming
A one-of-kind passive park, Poole's Mill Park is 10 acres of property that showcases a unique covered bridge. The bridge, built in 1901, spans the shoals of Settendown Creek. After periods of disrepair, the structure was converted from private ownership and dedicated as a county park in 1997.
Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge in Woodbury
Only 12 miles north of Warm Springs in Woodbury, the old bridge is a rare surviving example of the ingenuity of famed bridge builder Horace King. Including approaches, it stretches for 391 feet, making it the longest wooden bridge in Georgia.
Stone Mountain Bridge at Stone Mountain Park
Listed in the “World Guide to Covered Bridges,” this quaint and historical pine and cedar bridge leads to Indian Island, a picture-perfect place for a lazy day of picnics or reading. This century-old bridge is nearly 20 feet high and was moved to Stone Mountain Park from Athens, Georgia, in 1969.
Stovall Mill Bridge in Sautee Nacoochee
Located in an area of White County rich in history and legends of the Cherokee, Stovall Mill Covered Bridge spans Chickamauga Creek. This is a wonderful place to relax, have a picnic, cool off in the rushing water and enjoy the beautiful northeast Georgia mountains.
Watson Mill Bridge in Comer
Spanning 229 feet across the South Fork River, Watson Mill Bridge is the longest covered bridge in the state.