Exploring McGees Mills Covered Bridge in Clearfield County

McGees Mills Covered Bridge Clearfield County Pennsylvania

McGees Mills Covered Bridge is the last remaining historic covered bridge in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.


McGees Mills Covered Bridge FAQ

When was McGees Mill Covered Bridge built?

It was built in 1873 by Thomas McGee.
Approaching McGees Mills Covered Bridge in Clearfield County Pennsylvania

Can I navigate to McGees Mills Coved Bridge by GPS?

Yes – use coordinates 40.88001, -78.76530
How to find McGees Mills Covered Bridge in Clearfield County Pennsylvania

How long is McGees Mills Covered Bridge?

116 feet long.
A side view of McGees Mills Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania

What type of trusses were used to construct McGees Mills Covered Bridge?

Burr Arch trusses.
Interior of McGees Mills Covered Bridge in Pennsyvania

When was McGees Mills Covered Bridge placed on the National Register of Historic Places?

1980.
Historical marker at McGees Mills Covered Bridge

What body of water does McGees Mills Covered Bridge span?

West Branch of the Susquehanna River.
McGees Mills Covered Bridge over the frozen West Branch of the Susquehanna River

Do any historical photos exist of how McGees Mills Covered Bridge looked before restoration?

Yes – here is how it looked in 1972, nearly 100 years after initial construction.

McGees MIlls Covered Bridge as it appeared in 1973

What are the inventory numbers for McGees Mills Covered Bridge?

WGCB 38-17-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 80003475 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
McGees Mills Covered bridge near Mahaffey in Clearfield County PA

Can you still drive through McGees Mills Covered Bridge?

Yes – Covered Bridge Road passes through the bridge and is open to vehicular traffic.
Winter at McGees Mills Covered Bridge


Nearby Attractions

The Saint Severin Old Log Church in Clearfield County is one of the best-preserved mid-19th century churches in Pennsylvania.

Saint Severin Old Log Church in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
The Saint Severin Old Log Church in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

Bilger’s Rocks in central Clearfield County is a 300 million year-old attraction often described as “Pennsylvania’s Best Rock Outcropping”.

Taking in the scene at Bilger's Rocks in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.
Taking in the scene at Bilger’s Rocks in Clearfield County.

Parker Dam State Park is a 968-acre expanse in Clearfield County featuring a tranquil lake, a beach area, scenic vistas, and miles of hiking trails.

Taking in the scenery at Parker Dam State Park in Clearfield County.
Parker Dam State Park in Clearfield County.

At the Grice Museum in Clearfield you’ll find nearly 70 classic cars on display, along with hundreds of taxidermy mounts of wild game animals from around the globe.

The best things to see and do at the Grice Museum in Clearfield Pennsylvania.
The Grice Museum in downtown Clearfield, PA.

Doolittle Station in DuBois is an eclectic mix of restaurants, museums, a brewery, and a bed and breakfast, all housed in historic train cars!

Aerial view of the front half of Doolittle Station in DuBois Pennsylvania.
Aerial view of the front half of Doolittle Station in DuBois.

The Ultimate Clearfield County Road Trip maps out a 109 mile adventure to see the best natural and man-made attractions in Clearfield County!

A roadmap to six of the best things to see in Clearfield County, PA

Looking for more Pennsylvania Covered Bridges?

A guide to the best covered bridges in Pennsylvania.
A guide to the best covered bridges in Pennsylvania.

Then be sure to check out the Covered Bridges page here on PABucketlist.com!


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