Bucks County is home to 13 beautiful covered bridges.
The WPA Twin Bridges are located in Lenape Park in Perkasie. They were constructed as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) which was a ‘make work’ system of government grants to help employ people during the Great Depression. Continue reading
The Erwinna Covered Bridge crosses Swamp Creek on Geigel Hill Road in Erwinna. The bridge had been hit by oversized trucks at least twice but appears to be open to traffic.
The South Perkasie Covered Bridge is now landlocked. It was moved from its original position in Lenape Park in 1958.
Tyler State Park has miles of paved trails. The Schofield Covered Bridge crosses the Neshaminy Creek on one of these trails. The bridge was a victim of arson in 1991 and rebuilt in 1997. The bridge carries the Tyler Park bridle/hiking path over the Neshaminy Creek. Since it is not open to vehicles, you can park in the nearby parking lot and walk about 500 yards to the bridge.
The Uhlerstown Covered Bridge. Continue reading
The Pine Valley covered bridge is also known as the Iron Hill Bridge.