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Great North Woods NH Covered Bridges

Lancaster Pittsburg New Hampshire Covered Bridges

Northern New Hampshire has long been known for its remarkable historic covered bridges that cross the Connecticut river. The covered bridges of the north country of New Hampshire are simply beautiful.  Take your time and beware of roaming wildlife like moose, bear and waterfowl.  Ask us about northern NH Covered Bridges or comments. To feature your business, contact us.

Great North Woods New Hampshire Covered Bridges

 

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Lemington, VT (1912 – 145 ft. 9 in.)
Crosses: Connecticut River
Location: West of NH Rte 153, Columbia Village
Howe truss, built by C. Babbit. This bridge is the northernmost covered bridge across the Connecticut River between NH and VT.

Columbia (1832)
Crosses:Ammonoosuc River
Location: West of US Rte 302 on Pettyboro Road in Bath, NH

Lancaster

Lunenburg, VT (1911 – 2-span 266 ft. 3 in.)
Crosses: Connecticut River
Location: West of NH Rte 135, 5 miles west of Lancaster Village
Howe Truss.

Mechanic Street (1862 – 94 ft. 3 ft.)
Crosses: Israel River
Location: East of US Rte 2, Lancaster Village
Paddleford truss.

Mt Orne (1911)
Crosses: Connecticut River (Lancaster, New Hampshire to Lunenburg, Vermont)
Location: US Rte 135 on South Lancaster Road west of Lancaster Village

Northumberland

Groveton (1852 – 126 ft.)
Crosses: Upper Ammonoosuc River
Location: East of US Rte 3, Groveton
Paddleford truss, arch added later. Built by Capt. Richardson and Son. Foot traffic, bypassed by highway in highway in 1939. Repaired by Milton and Arnold Graton.

Pittsburg

Clarksville (1876 – 88 ft. 6 in.)
Crosses: Connecticut River
Location: South of US Rte 3, 1 mile west of Pittsburg Village
Paddleofrd truss with added arch. The northernmost covered bridge that crosses the Connecticut River.

Happy Corner (60 ft. 6 in.)
Crosses: Pery Stream
Location: 1 mile south of US Rte 3, 6 miles northeast of Pittsburg Village
Paddleford truss with added arch. This bridge is one of the oldest in Northern New England.

River Road (50 ft. 6 in.)
Crosses: Perry Stream
Location: South of NH Rte 3, Pittsburg Village
Queenpost truss.

Stark

Stark (2-span 143 ft. 1 in.)
Crosses: Upper Ammonoosuc River
Location: Northwest of NH Rte110, Stark Village
Paddleford truss. Originally, this bridge had a center pier, floods had carried this away. Tow laminated arches were later added to eliminate the pier. Rebuilt in 1949, and again in 1954 as a 2-span with steel stringers, which made it possible to remove the arches.

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NH Covered Bridges by Region

Discover great NH Covered Bridges in every region. Great North Woods, White Mountains, Lakes Region, Dartmouth-Sunapee, Monadnock, Merrimack Valley and Seacoast.

Discover great NH Covered Bridges in every region. Great North Woods, White Mountains, Lakes Region, Dartmouth-Sunapee, Monadnock, Merrimack Valley and Seacoast.

Great North Woods NH Covered Bridges
Berlin, Colebrook, Errol, Dixville, Lancaster, Pittsburg
White Mountain NH Covered Bridges
North Conway, Lincoln, Woodstock, Littleton, Franconia, Gorham, Jackson, Sugar Hill, Whitefield, Waterville Valley
Lakes Region NH Covered Bridges
Laconia, Rochester, Plymouth, Ossipee, Meredith, Ashland, Wolfeboro, Bristol, Winnipesaukee
Dartmouth Lake Sunapee NH Covered Bridges
Lebanon, Hanover, Claremont, Newport, Tilton, Lyme, Plainfield, Newport
Monadnock NH Covered Bridges
Keene, Peterborough, Fitzwilliam, Westmoreland, Chesterfield
Merrimack Valley NH Covered Bridges
Manchester, Concord, Nashua, Salem, Derry, New London, Merrimack, Loudon
Seacoast NH Covered Bridges
Portsmouth, Dover, Durham, Hampton, Exeter, Rye, Hampton Beach

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