The Great Outdoors

Vermont Covered Bridges

within driving distance from the Lodge

Explore Vermont's beautiful covered bridges with a driving tour around the state! This covered bridge loop covers 63.3 miles, starting with a pass through the Notch Road and ending back in Stowe. The loop passes 9 beautiful covered bridges throughout Vermont. Without stops, this self-guided tour takes around 2 hours. Click here to open the route in Google Maps!

Emily's Bridge, Stowe

5.7 miles from the Lodge, Emily's bridge was built in 1877 and is located on Covered Bridge Road, off of Stowe Hollow Road. This 48 foot Howe truss bridge spans the Gold Brook, and is famous for being Vermont's only haunted covered bridge. 

Red Covered Bridge, Morristown

7.4 miles from the Lodge, the Red Covered Bridge is located on Sterling Valley Road in Morristown. Built in 1896, it is the only surviving 19th-century bridge in the town, and one of the last to be built during the historic period of covered bridge construction in the state. the Red Covered Bridge with its queen post truss design was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. 

Grist Mill Bridge, Cambridge

17 miles from the Lodge, Grist Mill Bridge is located at the intersection of Route 108 and Canyon Road in Cambridge. Spanning the Brewster river, the Grist Mill Bridge is the first stop on the covered bridge loop. 

Cambridge Junction Bridge, Cambridge

18.5 miles from the Lodge, Cambridge Junction Bridge spans the Lamoille River at 140 feet. The Junction Bridge is a Burr Arch design, and is located at the intersection of Junction Road and Route 15 in Cambridge.

Gates Farm Bridge, Cambridge

19.8 miles from the Lodge, the Gates Farm Bridge is located on Route 15 in Cambridge. Built in 1877, the bridge sits in a cornfield on the Gates Farm. Spanning 60 feet across the Seymour River, the Gates Farm Bridge is a Burr Arch design. 

Powerhouse Bridge, Johnson

20.3 miles from the Lodge, the Powerhouse Bridge in Johnson is located at the intersection of 100C and School Street. This Queen Post bridge spans across the Gihorn river. Originally built in 1872, the bridge was reconstructed in 2002. 

Scribner Bridge, Johnson

21.8 miles from the Lodge, the Scribner Bridge is located at the intersection of 100C and Rocky Road in Johnson. It spans 60 feet across the Gihorn river. The original bridge's construction is unknown, but the covering was added later on in 1919, and was repaired by Wilmer Locke in 1960. 

Village Bridge, Waterville

27 miles from the Lodge, the Village Bridge in Waterville is located on Church Street, off of Route 109. Built in 1877, the Village Bridge spans the north branch of the Lamoille River. 

Jaynes Covered Bridge, Waterville

28.8 miles from the Lodge, the Jaynes Covered Bridge in Waterville is located on Codding Hollow Road, off of Route 109. Spanning the north branch of the Lamoille River.