Exploring the Millmont Covered Bridge in Union County

Millmont Red Covered Bridge over Penns Creek in Union County PA

The Millmont Covered Bridge has the distinction of being the longest covered bridge in Union County, Pennsylvania.

Once an important local creek crossing, it was bypassed by a modern bridge capable of handling heavier traffic in 1976.

As of February 2021, it is closed to vehicular traffic but still open to pedestrian travel.

Approaching Millmont Covered Bridge from the south on Covered Bridge Road.
Approaching Millmont Covered Bridge from the south on Covered Bridge Road.

Millmont Covered Bridge FAQs

Where is the Millmont Covered Bridge located?

Alongside Creek Road, one mile west of Millmont. However, there is no parking along Creek Road. It is best to approach from the south, on Covered Bridge Road, and park on the south side of the Millmont Covered Bridge. GPS coordinates for the parking area on south side of the bridge are 40.87733, -77.15559.
How to find the Millmont Covered Bridge in Union County Pennsylvania.

What body of water does the Millmont Covered Bridge cross?

Penns Creek.
Side of the Millmont Covered Bridge.

What are the dimensions of the Millmont Covered Bridge?

131 feet long, 14 feet wide.
Interior of the Millmont Covered Bridge.

When was the Millmont Covered Bridge built?

1855.
Millmont Covered Bridge over Penns Creek in Union County.

What are the inventory numbers for the Millmont Covered Bridge?

WGCB 38-60-01 #2 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 80003644 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
The white pine Burr arch trusses of the Millmont Covered Bridge.

Is the Millmont Covered Bridge known by any other names?

It is sometimes referred to as the Millmont Red Bridge or the Glen Iron Covered Bridge.
A side view of Millmont Covered Bridge over Penns Creek.

Who owns the Millmont Covered Bridge?

Union County.
A view of Millmont Covered Bridge from the southern end.


Nearby Attractions

The Hassenplug Covered Bridge in Union County is the oldest existing covered bridge in Pennsylvania and believed to be the second oldest covered bridge in the United States!

Downstream View of the Hassenplug Covered Bridge in Union County Pennsylvania.
Downstream view of the Hassenplug Covered Bridge in Union County.

Hayes Covered Bridge spans Buffalo Creek in Union County, and is still open to vehicular traffic.

Winter at Hayes Covered Bridge near Mifflinburg PA
Winter at Hayes Covered Bridge near Mifflinburg, PA.

Factory Covered Bridge is located along Gray Hill Road in Union County, just 2 miles west of the Interstate 80 / Route 15 interchange.

Factory Covered Bridge over White Deer Creek.
Factory Covered Bridge in Union County, Pennsylvania.

The Abandoned Alvira Munitions Bunkers are a fascinating place to explore the remnants of a WWII military installation, now part of State Game Lands 252 in Union County.

View from the back of one of the abandoned Alvira bunkers.
View from the back of one of the abandoned Alvira munitions bunkers.

The 8 Best Scenic Overlooks in the Bald Eagle State Forest will introduce you to some of the most amazing vistas in this nearly 195,000 acre expanse spanning 5 counties, including Union County.

New Lancaster Valley in the Bald Eagle State Forest.
New Lancaster Valley in the Bald Eagle State Forest.

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