Birthday Celebration for the Bridgeport Covered Bridge and Barn – 150 Years!

The South Yuba River State Park and California State Parks invite you to celebrate the 150th birthday celebration of the Bridgeport covered bridge, the longest single-span wooden covered bridge in existence.  This FREE sesquicentennial birthday party takes place on April 29, 2012 from 11:00 AM – 4 PM at the South Yuba River State Park.  For more information, please call the Park, (530) -432-2546 or go to

This family-friendly celebration will be the largest part of the annual spring festival with great food, wagon rides, music, pioneer games, barn tours, gold panning and a return of the first owners of the property during a theatrical production by local actors.  The park visitor center will be open for browsing.

Join SYRCL in celebration of this success.  Because of our community’s diligent and enthusiastic efforts, this remarkable park is off the closure list allowing access for all to enjoy the wild & scenic South Yuba River, the historic bridge and barn, and restored shell station.