Map of Oregon’s Covered Bridges

Map of Oregon’s Covered Bridges

One of Oregon’s lasting legacies is the number of wooden covered bridges still in existence. Over 600 bridges existed at one time, but only a small fraction still exists. Of those left, a surprising number are still in useable condition and are driven over every day. Some have been removed from public right of ways, but are still walkable and have been turned into history lessons via interpretative signs mounted inside and around the bridge. All are actively being preserved by the state of Oregon, the county or city they exist in, and a large variety of preservation groups.

The Preserve Oregon Blog has a great article about preserving these historic treasures and the work and challenges that goes into doing so.

Information about bridges came from the Covered Bridge Society of Oregon
Included bridges are:
Antelope Creek
Belknap (McKenzie)
Cavitt (Peel)
Cedar Crossing
Centennial
Chambers
Chitwood
Coyote Creek (Swing Log, Battle Creek)
Crawfordsville
Currin
Deadwood
Dorena
Drift Creek
Earnest (Mohawk River)
Fisher School
Foster (no longer exists)
Gallon House
Gilkey
Goodpasture
Grave Creek
Hanna Bridge
Harris
Hayden
Hoffman (Crabtree Creek)
Horse Creek
Hufford (Middle Fork Santiam River)
Irish Bend
Lake Creek (Nelson Mountain)
Larwood (Crabtree Creek)
Lost Creek
Lowell
Milo Academy
Mitchell (Private Property)
McKee
Mosby Creek
Neal Lane
North Fork Yachats River
Office (Westfir)
Kewson (Pass) Creek
Parvin (Lost Creek)
Rochester
Ritner
Rock O’ the Range
Sandy Creek
Shimanek (Thomas Creek)
Short
Stayton-Jordon (Jordon)
Stewart
Unity
Wildcat Creek (Austa)
Wimer
Weddle
Wendling

This list only includes currently existing bridges. I am interested in history and pictures of bridges that no longer exist. If you have any thing like that, feel free to post them below in the comments.

More Information:
Dorena Historical Society’s lost covered bridge list
Lost covered bridges of Lane County

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