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Willamette Valley
  Johnson Creek (Cedar Crossing) Covered Bridge **NEEDS ATTENTION!   Marys River (Harris) Covered Bridge
Central Oregon  
Swalley Canal (Rock O' The Range) Covered Bridge  
Oregon Coast  
Sandy Creek (Remote) Covered Bridge  
Yaquina River (Chitwood) Covered Bridge  
Bear Creek (Drift Creek) Covered Bridge  
Five Rivers (Fisher School) Covered Bridge  
Yachats (North Fork) Covered Bridge  
Southern Oregon  
Little River (Cavitt Creek) Covered Bridge  
Myrtle Creek (Horse Creek) Covered Bridge  
South Umpqua River (Milo Academy) Covered Bridge  
South Myrtle Creek (Neal Lane) Covered Bridge  
Pass Creek Covered Bridge  
Calapooya Creek (Rochester) Covered Bridge
Fall Creek (Unity) Covered Bridge
Little Butte Creek (Antelope Creek) Covered Bridge
Mill Creek (Wendling) Covered Bridge
  Evans Creek (Wimer) Covered Bridge   Wildcat Creek (Austa) Covered Bridge
  Lost Creek Covered Bridge   Calapooia River (Crawfordsville) Covered Bridge
  Applegate River (McKee) Covered Bridge   Thomas Creek (Gilkey) Covered Bridge
  Grave Creek Covered Bridge Thomas Creek (Hannah) Covered Bridge
    Crabtree Creek (Hoffman) Covered Bridge
      Crabtree Creek (Larwood) Covered Bridge
      Thomas Creek (Shimanek) Covered Bridge
      South Fork Santiam River (Short) Covered Bridge
      Ames Creek (Weddle) Covered Bridge
      Abiqua Creek (Gallon House) Covered Bridge
      Salem Power Canal (Stayton-Jordan) Covered Bridge
      Fourtner Covered Bridge (Private Bridge)
      Ritner Creek Covered Bridge

Oregon has the largest collection of covered bridges in the West and one of the largest in the nation.

The covered-bridge-building tradition in Oregon dates from the 1850s. Out of necessity, pioneers built with the materials at hand. Douglas fir was abundant in western Oregon and well-suited to bridge construction. To increase their useful life, houses were constructed over the timber trusses to protect them from the damp western Oregon climate.

The heyday of covered bridge building in Oregon occurred between 1905 and 1925 when there were an estimated 600 covered bridges in the state. By 1977, this number had dwindled to 56. This focuses on covered bridges designed or built for vehicular traffic. Based on this criteria, Oregon currently has 51 covered bridges.


Counties with Bridges in Oregon
5 or less
10 or less
11 or more
51 Covered Bridges are listed on this site

[ BENTON (3) ] [ COOS (1) ] [ DESCHUTES (1) ] [ DOUGLAS (6) ]
JACKSON (4) ] [ JOSEPHINE (1) ] [ LANE (19) ] [ LINCOLN (4) ] [ LINN (8) ]
[ MARION (2) ] [ MULTNOMAH (1) ] [ POLK (2) ]

Oregon Covered Bridges
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Covered Bridge in Oregon

Chitwood Bridge
Lincoln County
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Weddle Bridge
Linn County
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Wimer Bridge
Jackson County
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Chambers Bridge
Lane County
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