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Poinsett Bridge

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Address: Little Gap Creek, Greenville, SC
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Gorgeous Bridge Out of the Way Location

Found this gem on tripadvisor. It is in a pretty remote location relative to downtown Greenville. Very easy to access with parking area across the road (it is not marked as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Charlotte, NC
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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Found this gem on tripadvisor. It is in a pretty remote location relative to downtown Greenville. Very easy to access with parking area across the road (it is not marked as parking but is just a little graveled looped road). My 15 year old INSISTED she had read about this bridge somewhere...that it was haunted. It was mentioned in the... More 

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Thank TrippinLady
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice park setting off the beaten path. Historically significant covered bridge. Good signage. Not crowded. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it, but a pleasant break if you're in the neighborhood.

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Thank Matthew A
Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to call this an "attraction"--when Joel Poinsett (of eponymous flower fame) directed the building of this bridge it was intended to be nothing more than a tool enabling the movement of goods and services into the Blue Wall separating the agrarian Carolina coast from the slightly-more industrial uplands of Tennessee and beyond. (For a later, failed, attempt, see... More 

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Thank Gerry P
Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were out for a drive and thought, after seeing the sign for this site, why not find it? It was so BEAUTIFUL! A wonderful place to hike and/ or sit and meditate.

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Thank Linda K
Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a historic gem outside of Greenville SC on the old route to Asheville NC. About 18 miles outside of town built in 1820.

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Tigerville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

While I have visited many times during the day and enjoyed this local beauty, I do NOT recommend going near dusk/after dark. Very haunted. May have trouble starting car, feel creepy vibes, etc. During the daytime, it is a popular place to take photos (peak times for this are weekends and school holidays), so you may need to wait a... More 

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Thank Ashley H
Sealy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The only negative to this is I'm not sure this is in Greenville. We visited on a day we were in Landrum, which is also where my phone said where we were. Besides that, this is a great find if you are into history and nature- very pretty! And I think everyone that was there while we were there was... More 

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Thank Michelle H
Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Wonderful old stone bridge set in the woods. A great picture spot. Lot of trees, some short trails and access to a small creek that runs through the arch in the bridge.

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Thank Dennis G
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

As a family we love to go here and walk the trails as well as view the beautiful Bridge. It is said to be haunted however we have never seen anything except beauty all around. If you have never been and love history it is definitely worth the drive.

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Thank Cory H
Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I will drive miles for a historical site and it doesn't get much older than this. Beautiful gothic arch set in a massive stone bridge that use to be on the route to Asheville.

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