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Honey Run Covered Bridge, Chico
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Honey Run Covered Bridge is a wooden covered bridge crossing Butte Creek, in Butte County, northern California.It is located on Honey Run Road at Centerville Road, about halfway in between Chico and Paradise.HistoryThe wooden Honey Run Bridge was originally built in 1886, and was later covered in 1894.The bridge was open to vehicular traffic until a car crashed into and damaged it in 1965. An new steel bridge was built upstream for vehicular traffic.The covered bridge is now used as a pedestrian footbridge, protected within Honey Run Covered Bridge County Park. It was rebuilt from the ruins and opened in 1972.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
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  • How many times can you be out rolling around and come across a beauty like this .It just brings back a place that your parents can remember if they are as old as mine.Being a baby boomer it just bring...  more »
  • I love covered bridges. I've only seen a few, and Honeyrun is one of them. It's a short drive from Chico. We brought a picnic lunch; fried chicken, potato salad, fruit and sodas. The day was warm, but...  more »
  • We attended a wedding at Honey Run Bridge. AWESOME! The non-profit foundation board members were there caretaking, such nice people, and told us the history and that weddings and events, and parking, ...  more »
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  • Beautiful old covered bridge on Butte creek. Many little swimming holes all around and great spot for family photos.
  • Great historical bridge to visit in the beautiful Honey Run canyon. Pedestrians and bikes can go onto the bridge, which is no longer in use. In the Summer many locals swim and picnic in the river up and down stream. Very quiet area to visit during the week and winter. This area has a rich gold history. The road just beyond the bridge leads up to the city of Paradise where a 54 pound nugget of gold was discovered.
  • Wonderful historical spot to take the family and enjoy the bridge, the creek and the overall scenery.
  • Great place for tubing in the summer.
  • The water is nice here and the bridge is a very cool old land mark