Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada: World's Longest Covered Bridge

Built in 1899. It's 1,282 feet long and spans the Saint John River.

Address:
Bridge Hill Rd, Hartland, NB, Canada
Directions:
Crossing the St. John River in Hartland, New Brunswick - between Hwy 103 and Hwy 105 -- Bridge Hill Road.
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Walkway.

World's Longest Covered Bridge

Be careful as you approach the bridge; it's one lane. After passing through, find a place to park and take time to walk along the covered walkway which parallels the roadway, spanning the river. Even on a cold and windy day (like our visit), the walkway offers sufficient protection from the elements and permits a slower, closer look at a type of bridge whose charm is fading and almost gone.

[Steven Reis, 10/29/2019]

Covered bridge.

World's Longest Covered Bridge

Beautiful bridge. The visitor center closes mid-September. River Valley Craft Shop, just up the hill, open year round, carries all types of bridge souvenirs.

[Jim, 09/22/2019]

World's Longest Covered Bridge.

World's Longest Covered Bridge

They do a crafts fair inside the bridge every year on New Brunswick Day (typically the first Monday in August). Obviously the bridge is closed for vehicular traffic during this time. There is also a festival outside the bridge and a rubber duck race.

[Cheryl, 08/17/2017]

World's Longest Covered Bridge.

World's Longest Covered Bridge

Fun to drive through, can access easily from either side, but if you are coming off the freeway, drive through the bridge and stop at the tourist info parking lot (which incidentally doesn't open until May 22) for some info on the bridge and best views.

[Lady Amanda, 05/06/2016]

Longest Covered Bridge.

World's Longest Covered Bridge

The world's longest covered bridge was completed in Hartland, New Brunswick in 1899. It's 390 metres (1,282 feet) long and spans the Saint John River. Be sure to make a wish as you drive through (and ask one of the locals to tell you why covered bridges are called Kissing Bridges)!

[Aaron Tomlinson, 07/11/2009]

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