Simsbury, Connecticut

The Stratton Brook Covered Bridge in Simsbury, Connecticut, was built in 1985 and has become a beloved structure with Stratton Brook State Park.

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Nestled within the picturesque confines of Stratton Brook State Park in Simsbury, Connecticut, the Stratton Brook Covered Bridge is a delightful testament to the enduring charm of covered bridges. While it may not possess centuries of history, having been constructed in 1985, this covered bridge carries the timeless allure that has captivated bridge enthusiasts for generations.

Spanning a graceful 45 feet across Stratton Brook, this covered bridge provides an enchanting crossing, perched just above a small dam. As you make your way across the bridge, you're greeted by breathtaking views and the soothing sounds of the flowing water beneath you. Painted in a classic shade of red, the bridge exudes a rustic and inviting charm that fits seamlessly into the natural beauty of the state park.

One of the unique features of the Stratton Brook Covered Bridge is that it is open exclusively to pedestrians, offering access to the park's scenic trails. This accessibility allows visitors to fully immerse themselves in the serene surroundings and explore the various natural wonders that Stratton Brook State Park has to offer.

Beyond the covered bridge, Stratton Brook State Park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're interested in swimming, biking, hiking, or simply relaxing amid nature's beauty, the park provides ample opportunities for recreation and leisure.

Conveniently situated within Stratton Brook State Park, the Stratton Brook Covered Bridge is easily accessible. A parking area is located just a short distance from the covered bridge, making it convenient for visitors to embark on their adventures. Please note that during the summer season, a parking fee is charged for non-Connecticut residents, while parking is free for all during the off-season. This accessibility ensures that everyone has the opportunity to experience the allure of this charming covered bridge and the natural splendor that surrounds it.

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149 Farms Village Road, Simsbury, Connecticut

GPS Coordinates:
41.864340, -72.835170
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The Stratton Brook Covered Bridge is conveniently located in the Stratton Brook State Park. There is a parking area just a few feet from the covered bridge. A parking fee is charged during the summer season for non-CT residents. During the off-season, parking is free.


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