Humpback Bridge is a cherished landmark and a popular place for locals and visitors to gather for a picnic or a photo. It also happens to be one of the most recognized and iconic structures in Virginia.
Humpback Bridge was built in 1857 over Dunlap Creek. It was used for vehicular traffic on Route 60 until 1929. It is believed to be the oldest bridge of its design remaining in the United States, which is why covered bridge enthusiasts come from all across to country to see it. Today, it is part of a five-acre wayside park.
It is also the location of a unique LOVEworks sign. These popular signs are located throughout the state in recognition of the well-known Virginia is for Lovers tourism slogan. With the bridge as a backdrop, it has become one of the most popular photo opportunities in the Alleghany Highlands.