Covered Bridges Motorcycle Tour Discover MORE!gantown Scenic Rides

From Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitors’ Center
201 High Street Suite 2
Morgantown, WV 26505

DIRECTIONS TO PHILIPPI COVERED BRIDGE
in Philippi, WV

1 Head southeast on Donley St toward Don Knotts Blvd/University Ave
2 Turn right at US-119 S/Don Knotts Blvd/University Ave
3 Turn left at US-119 S/Co Rd 73
4 Turn right at US-119 S/Grafton Rd
5 Turn left at US-119 S/W Main St
6 Turn right at US-119 S/Webster Rd
7 Turn left at Beverly-Fairmont Pike/Main St
Arriving at Beverly-Fairmont Pike/Main St
Total: 40.4 mi - about 1 hour 5 mins

DIRECTIONS TO CARROLLTON COVERED BRIDGE
in Buckhannon, WV
1 Head west on Beverly-Fairmont Pike/Main St toward Mansfield Dr
2 Turn left at US-119 S/Mansfield Dr
3 Turn left at Carrollton/Co Route 36
4 Turn right to stay on Carrollton/Co Route 36
5 Slight right at Century Junction Rd/Co Route 11/3
Arriving at Century Junction Rd/Co Route 11/3
Total: 6.5 mi - about 12 mins

DIRECTIONS TO SIMPSON CREEK COVERED BRIDGE
in Bridgeport, WV
1 Head northeast on Century Junction Rd/Co Route 11/3 toward Carrollton/Co Route 36
2 Slight left at Carrollton/Co Route 36
3 Turn left to stay on Carrollton/Co Route 36
4 Turn right at US-119 N
5 Turn left at W Virginia 57 W
6 Continue onto W Virginia 20 N
7 Turn right to merge onto I-79 N
8 Take exit 121 toward County Route 24/Meadowbrook Rd
9 Turn left at Johnson Ave/Co Route 24/Meadowbrook Rd
10 Turn left just before covered bridge
Arriving at Simpson Creek Covered Bridge
Total: 26.4 mi - about 37 mins

DIRECTIONS TO BARRACKVILLE COVERED BRIDGE
in Barrackville, WV
1 Head northeast toward Co Route 24/Meadowbrook Rd
2 Turn right at Co Route 24/Meadowbrook Rd
4 Turn left to merge onto I-79 N
5 Take exit 137 toward W Virginia 310 N/Co Rd 3/1/E Grafton Rd
6 Turn left at W Virginia 310 N/Co Rd 3/1/E Grafton Rd
7 Turn left at E Park Ave
8 Slight left at Merchant St
9 Take the 3rd right onto Jefferson St
10 Turn left at Jackson St
11 Turn right at US-19 S/US-250 N
12 Turn right at Co Rd 250/32/Pine Grove-Barrackville Rd
Arriving at Co Rd 250/32/Pike St
Total: 20.6 mi - about 31 mins

DIRECTIONS TO DENTS RUN ROAD
in Morgantown, WV
1 Head north on Co Rd 250/32/Pike St toward Buffalo Rd/Pine Grove-Barrackville Rd
2 Turn left at Buffalo Rd/Co Rd 250/32/Pine Grove-Barrackville Rd
3 Turn right at Co Rd 250/32/Pike St
4 Continue onto Co Rd 21/Flinches
5 Turn right at Chesapeake Rd/Chesapeake-Finches Run Rd/Co Rd 250/31
6 Take the 1st left to stay on Chesapeake Rd/Chesapeake-Finches Run Rd/Co Rd 250/31
7 Slight right to stay on Chesapeake Rd/Chesapeake-Finches Run Rd/Co Rd 250/31
8 Turn right at Chesapeake Hampton Rd/Co Rd 250/31
9 Slight left at Co Rd 250/19/Hampton Rd
10 Turn left at US-19 N/Pennsylvania Ave
11 Turn left at US-19 N/1st St
12 Slight left at Sugar Grove Rd
13 Slight left at Co Rd 43/6/John Fox Rd
Arriving at Co Rd 43/6/John Fox Rd
Total: 15.8 mi - about 31 mins

DIRECTIONS TO GREATER MORGANTOWN CVB
Starting from Co Rd 43/6/John Fox Rd
1 Head east on Co Rd 43/6/John Fox Rd toward Sugar Grove Rd
2 Continue onto Co Rd 4/3/Sugar Grove Rd - Continue to follow Sugar Grove Rd
3 Turn left at US-19 N/Fairmont Rd - Continue to follow US-19 N
4 Turn right at Don Knotts Blvd/University Ave
5 Turn right at Donley St
Arriving at Donley St
Total: 6.1 mi - about 14 mins


Covered Bridges Motorcycle Tour Discover MORE!gantown Scenic Rides

Points of Interest

Philippi Covered Bridge
is the oldest and longest covered bridge in West Virginia. It is also the only covered bridge serving the US Federal Highway system (U.S. Route 250).

Carrollton Covered Bridge
spans the Buckhannon River near Carrollton and was built in 1856.

Simpson Creek Covered Bridge
is a multiple-Kingpost truss bridge that was built in 1881. It was washed out by a flood in July 1889 and later relocated to its current location a half-mile upstream.

Barrackville Covered Bridge
spans Buffalo Creek near Barrackville, West Virginia. Built in 1853, the structure is a modified arched Burr truss, with siding added twenty years after the bridge’s construction.

Dents Run Covered Bridge
was erected in 1889 by order of Monongalia County Court. The bridge is 40 ft. long, 13 ft. wide, and utilizes the Kingpost truss design.


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