New Baltimore Covered Bridge is one of ten remaining covered bridges in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
New Baltimore Covered Bridge FAQs
It was originally constructed in 1879 by an unknown builder, then rebuilt in 1998 after the original was destroyed by flood waters on January 19, 1996.
Yes – here is one from 1972.
Yes – use GPS coordinates 39.98690, -78.77235.
The Raystown Branch of the Juniata River.
86 feet long.
Multiple King Post style trusses.
December 10, 1980.
NRHP 80003630 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-56-09 #2 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
Yes – Town Hill Road passes through New Baltimore Covered Bridge and is open to vehicular traffic.
Looking for more Somerset County Covered Bridges?
Pack Saddle Covered Bridge is Somerset County’s most famous covered bridge.
Barronvale Covered Bridge is Somerset County’s longest covered bridge.
Lower Humbert Covered Bridge is a fantastic spot to catch the fall foliage in the Laurel Highlands.
Kings Covered Bridge is the perfect spot for a picnic, feature a covered pavillion right next to the bridge.
Glessner Covered Bridge lies on the outskirts of Shanksville, near the Flight 93 Memorial.
Explore even more covered bridges on my PA Covered Bridges page.
Looking for more Laurel Highlands adventures?
If waterfalls are your thing, then be sure to check out 23 Must-See Waterfalls in the Laurel Highlands.
If scenic vistas are your thing, be sure to check out The 14 Best Scenic Overlooks in the Laurel Highlands.
If fall foliage is your thing, check out 20 Fabulous Fall Foliage Destination in the Laurel Highlands of PA.
For a completely different type of bridge, the Salisbury Viaduct along the Great Allegheny Passage rail trail is a 1,908 foot long engineering marvel, towering 101 feet above the Casselman River in Somerset County.
For a unique underground experience, the Big Savage Tunnel along the Great Allegheny Passage offers you the chance to hike/bike a 3,294 foot long former railroad tunnel, originally constructed in 1912.
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