Covered Bridges of Humboldt County

Humboldt's Historic Covered Bridges
Enjoy the rustic charm of these historic bridges located throughout Humboldt County:

Brookwood Covered Bridge:

Built in 1969 and is 66' in length. This covered bridge is located across Jacoby Creek south east of Arcata. Drive on Samoa Blvd. (Old Arcata Rd.) 1.8 miles, continue south on Jacoby Creek Rd. 1.3 miles, west on Brookwood Dr. 0.15 miles to the bridge.

Berta's Ranch Covered Bridge:

This 52' long historic covered bridge was built in 1936 and is located across the Elk River south of Eureka. Drive south on Elk River Rd. 2.5 miles from the jct. with Hwy 101. On the south side of Eureka, west on Berta Rd. 0.15 miles to the bridge.

Elk River Covered Bridge at Zane's Ranch:

The Zane's Ranch bridge was built in 1937 and is 52' long. Drive south on Elk River Rd. 3.2 miles from the jct. with Hwy 101 on the south side of Eureka, west on Zanes Rd. 0.1 miles to the bridge.

Other Historic Bridges:


The tiny town of Fernbridge's centerpiece bridge is the gateway to the Victorian Village of Ferndale. It was built in 1911 and stretches nearly 1320' over the Eel River. From Hwy 101 south, take the Fernbridge/Ferndale exit. Enjoy driving or biking over this historic 1900s landmark.

Eagle Prairie Bridge in Rio Dell:

This bridge, built in 1940 joins the towns of Rio Dell and Scotia, and runs over the Eel River. It now has the distinction of being named as one of the shortest Highways in the State of California, or State Hwy 283. Take Hwy 283 exit off Hwy 101 through Rio Dell, cross bridge to Scotia.
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