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Bunker Hill Covered Bridge Trail

One of the most historically significant destinations in Catawba County, Bunker Hill Cover Bridge is home to a small section of the Carolina Thread Trail.
Trail Uses
Walking / hiking / running
Location
Claremont (NC)
Length
0.50 miles, One Way
Difficulty
Easy
Surface
Natural surface
Motorized Vehicles
Not Permitted
Fees
No
Pets
Permitted on leash
Parking Spaces
20
Restrooms
Unknown
Hours
Dawn - Dusk

Description

"One of only two original remaining covered bridges in North Carolina, the other being Mt. Pisgah in Randolph County, the Bunker Hill Covered Bridge was built in 1895 by Andy L. Ramsour. Catawba County Commissioners in 1894 had called on nearby owners of Bunker Hill Farm to build and maintain a bridge that would cross Lyle’s Creek on the old Island Ford Road, a former Native American trail." Historical Association of Catawba County website 

Other Information

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge are closed until further notice as bridge abutment repair continues. See the Historical Association of Catawba County  for updates 1/21/2020.

Trail Manager

For more information contact:

Catawba County Historical Association
30 N. College Ave.
Newton, NC 28658
828-465-0383
cchamuseum@gmail.com
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Trailhead Information

Parking Address and Trailhead Location at Connor Park: 4160 US-70, Claremont, NC 28610 Map

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