Saint Mary’s Covered Bridge is the only remaining covered bridge in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.
Located between Shade Gap and Rock Hill along Route 522, it’s certainly one you have to check off the bucket list if you’re a fan of covered bridges.
Here are some useful facts, figures, and directions to help you find and enjoy this wonderful link to Huntingdon County’s past.
Saint Mary’s Covered Bridge FAQs
It was built in 1896, and refurbished in 1982.
Yes – use coordinates 40.205921, -77.878127.
Or you can navigate to Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, located directly across the road, at the following address: 20896 Croghan Pike, Orbisonia, PA 17243
65 feet long.
17.5 feet wide.
Yes – it is owned and maintained by Huntingdon County and open to vehicle traffic.
The WGCB # is 38-31-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges).
The NRHP # is 80003503 (National Register of Historic Places reference number).
March 20, 1980.
It is also locally known as either the Shade Gap Bridge (the nearest town) or the Shade Creek Bridge (the creek it spans).
Rainbow Falls at Trough Creek State Park is one of the highlights at this nearby Huntingdon County destination.
Also don’t miss a chance to visit Balanced Rock at Trough Creek as well!
It’s located along the same trail as Rainbow Falls.
Indian Lookout in Huntingdon County is one of the most outstanding scenic overlooks in the Rothrock State Forest.
Raystown Lake in Huntingdon County is home to 4 magnificent scenic overlooks, as well being the largest lake entirely situated with the state of Pennsylvania.
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