Get Romantic at a Covered Bridge

Are you ready to be whisked away to a simpler time? New Brunswick’s covered bridges are living records of times past. A covered bridge is a timber-truss bridge with a roof and siding. These coverings extend the bridge’s lifespan by shielding it from the worst the Canadian winter can throw at it and they were once an integral part of life in New Brunswick communities.

Covered bridges in New Brunswick are known as “kissing bridges.” This dates back to the years of horse and wagon travel when young couples would take advantage of their privacy, stop their horse or carriage ride, and sneak in a few kisses. You might say these structures still have a certain “romance” to them even today!

Dennis Stream Maxwell Crossing
Old Ridge, near St. Stephen
Route 1, Route 3, north to Maxwell Crossing Rd at Old Ridge

Maguadavic River
Near Flume Ridge
Route 3, Flume Ridge Rd, Mill Rd at Flume Falls, near Flume Ridge

Digdeguash (Dumbarton)
Tryon Road
Route 1, Exit 25 to Route 127, north to Tryon Rd

Digdeguash (McCann)
Route 1, Exit 25 to Route 127, north to Route 770 east

Digdeguash (McGuire)
Elmsville, near St. George
Route 1 at Bethel, Route 760, north at Elmsville

Canal, near St. George
Route 1, Exit 56, Main St, Route 770, north to Canal Rd

Little Lepreau River
Near Lepreau
Route 1, Route 790 south to Little Lepreau Rd at Little Lepreau