Where Past Meet Present

Ashtabula County is Ohio’s Covered Bridge Capital boasting more of these magnificent structures than anywhere else in the state. the region is home to 19 covered bridges including both the longest and the shortest in the United States! A self-guided driving map is available.  A visit in winter with the landscape blanketed in snow and bridges spanning icy water is breathtaking.   Fall is a popular time for a backroad drive with intense fall colors creating a gorgeous backdrop for any bridge.   The Annual Covered Bridge Festival takes place each year during the second week in October.  Mark your calendar!

Benetka Road Covered Bridge

A 138 ft. Town lattice with Arch bridge, Benetka was built about 1900 spanning the Ashtabula River. It was renovated in 1985... 4500 Benetka Rd., Ashtabula OH 44004

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Caine Road Covered Bridge

This first Pratt truss bridge in Ohio was built in 1986 in honor of Ashtabula County's 175th Anniversary. The 124 foot long... 4699 Caine Rd., Jefferson OH 44047

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Creek Road Covered Bridge

The construction date of this 125 ft. Town lattice bridge is unknown. It sits 25ft. above the Conneaut Creek and was... 371 Creek Rd., Conneaut OH 44030

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Doyle Road Covered Bridge

A 94 ft. long Town lattice bridge built in 1868. Doyle spans Mill Creek. Mill Creek is a tributary of the Grand River. This... 1300 Doyle Rd., Jefferson OH 44047

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Giddings Road Covered Bridge

Pratt truss construction was used for this 107 ft. bridge built in 1995 with funding from an ODOT Timber Grant. It crosses... 1399 Giddings Rd., Jefferson OH 44047

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Graham Road Covered Bridge

The Graham Road Bridge, which was built from remnants of a bridge washed downstream in the 1913 flood, now sits in a small... 4646 Graham Rd., Jefferson OH 44047

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Harpersfield Covered Bridge

This two span Howe truss bridge is 228 ft. long, formerly the longest covered bridge in Ohio. It is now the second longest... 1122 Harpersfield Rd., Geneva OH 44041

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Mechanicsville Road Covered Bridge

The longest single span Covered Bridge in Ashtabula County, this 156 ft. Howe truss with arch was built over the Grand River... 1153 Mechanicsville Rd., Geneva OH 44041

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Middle Road Covered Bridge

This 136 ft. Howe Truss bridge was built in 1868 over Conneaut Creek, which is the longest river in eastern Ashtabula... 910 Middle Rd., Conneaut OH 44030

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Netcher Road Covered Bridge

The bridge is constructed over Mill Creek in Jefferson Twp. and features a timber arch with inverted Haupt walls. The "Neo... 1544 Netcher Rd., Jefferson OH 44047

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Olin Covered Bridge

Located on Dewey Road in Plymouth Twp., Olin is the only bridge named for a family. Olin's have owned property next to the... 1880 Dewey Rd., Ashtabula OH 44004

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Riverdale Road Covered Bridge

This 114 ft. Town lattice bridge sits high above the Grand River. It was built in 1874. The floor was rebuilt in 1981 and... 3349 Riverdale Rd., Rock Creek OH 44084

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Riverview Covered Bridge

This bridge is 150' long and 14' wide, making it one of the county's larger bridges, yet it carries only pedestrian traffic.... 4761 State Road, Ashtabula  44004

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Root Road Covered Bridge

3.9 miles from Graham Rd. Covered Bridge. A 114 ft. Town lattice built in 1868, Root crosses the Ashtabula River. It was... 4680 Root Rd, Conneaut OH 44030

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Smolen-Gulf Covered Bridge

The longest covered bridge in the United States is of Pratt Truss construction. Engineering and structural design by John... 7001 State Rd., Ashtabula OH 44004

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South Denmark Rd Covered Bridge

Built in 1890 this Town lattice bridge spans Mill Creek. The 81 ft. structure was bypassed in 1975 but is easily accessible.... 2670 S. Denmark Rd., Jefferson OH 44047

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State Road Covered Bridge

Containing 97,000 ft. of southern pine and oak, the State Road Bridge was erected in 1983 across the Conneaut Creek. The 152... 5899 State Rd., Kingsville OH 44048

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The Covered Bridge Shoppe

The Covered Bridge Shoppe is nestled in the Harpersfield Scenic Covered Bridge Metro-Park. Come enjoy ice cream, a beverage... 1101 Harpersfield Rd, Geneva OH 44041

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West Liberty Street Covered Bridge

Clearance 15'0' (10.6 mi. from Doyle Rd. Bridge) The shortest covered bridge in the United States spans only 18ft. Its... 94 W. Liberty St., Geneva OH 44041

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Windsor Mills Covered Bridge

Located in a very picturesque area of the county, Windsor Mills Bridge spans Phelps Creek, a tributary of the Grand River.... 7696 Warner Hollow Rd., Windsor OH 44099

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