Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Thurmont

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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.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
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  • It is in a lovely country setting, the rivers is thrashing, the waves trickling, the falls spilling over the beautiful rocky setting.  more »
  • This bridge was in a beautiful area and is a lovely covered bridge. The park area was nice little area. Easy to park. Highly recommend this as a fun photo op.  more »
  • Beautiful covered bridge. We saw two snakes within feet of each other in the creek next to it though so beware!
  • Check out Maryland's smallest covered bridge only 40 ft long. Supposedly a dates to 1856 for the original structure. The clear water creek running underneath his absolutely beautiful and picturesque. A little mini park has barbecue grills several picnic tables easy access parking lot with swings for the kids. Outdoor toilets are also available.

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