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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  • 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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