The Roddy Road Covered Bridge is a small, one lane king post wooden covered bridge near Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland. It crosses Owen’s Creek near Thurmont. It is 40 feet long, 16 feet wide, with a 12 foot-8 inch clearance. It was built between 1850 and 1860.Arrange to visit Roddy Road Covered Bridge and other attractions in Thurmont using our Thurmont day trip site.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
Roddy Road Covered Bridge Reviews
On our way to Gettysburg from Frederick, we stopped here to have a picnic lunch. We found the area to be clean and were pleasantly surprised that there was even a bathroom. We also enjoyed getting..... more »
There are three covered bridges in the Thurmont area, and I’m posting this same review for each bridge. There’s a lot of similarity for the three bridges, so unless you are a major covered bridge... more »
I love covered bridges and this shorty version was perfect. The park right next to it was a pleasant surprise with playground, picnic tables and toilets. The park allows you to get up close and personal with the bridge and stream before driving through it.
A rest stop as part of the Tour de Fredrick. Beautiful little area for a picnic, shade, clear running steam, and add historic covered bridge.
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