Built in 1927, the Tynemouth Creek Covered Bridge near St. Martin's, New Brunswick is 94 feet (or roughly 28 meters long. The Tynemouth Creek Covered Bridge is one of a handful of covered bridges in the St. Martin's area (the Hardscrabble and Vaughan Creek Covered Bridges are likely more notable), which makes it perfect for combining the covered bridges as part of your visit. The bridge spans over the Tynemouth Creek, which is a tidal estuary and can make a pretty unique setting as far as covered bridges go. Like many covered bridges across the province of New Brunswick, the Tynemouth Creek Covered Bridge has a rustic and rural charm to it, which I certainly enjoyed as I explored what this great seaside covered bridge has to offer.
|Only a few thousand feet north of the Bay of Fundy, the Tynemouth Creek Covered Bridge certainly gets battered by the elements. Whether it is solely by nature, or assisted by high clearance vehicles is another story.
|The Tynemouth Creek Covered Bridge carries the rare distinction of crossing over a tidal estuary. I visited during low tide it seems.
|Inside the covered bridge.
|Plaque telling the name of the covered bridge and the year it was built, as is standard for New Brunswick's covered bridges. There is a clearance of 4 meters and the bridge is of a gray color, common for many covered bridges in the province.
|The tidal flats of the Bay of Fundy just south of the bridge on Tynemouth Creek Road.
|Looking north at Tynemouth Creek.
|Lobster traps found near the covered bridge. This was a nice find near the bridge.
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Explore NB - Tynemouth Creek Covered Bridge
New Brunswick's Covered Bridges - Tynemouth Creek