Old Union Crossing Covered Bridge in Mentone, Alabama


Nestled in the mountains, Mentone, AL is a haven for adventurers, art lovers, and history buffs alike. If you're visiting in the fall, the Mentone Fall Festival is an event you won't want to miss, offering everything from local crafts to seasonal treats. Art aficionados will appreciate the Mentone Arts and Cultural Center, a hub for local artists that provides a window into the region's creative spirit through rotating exhibits and hands-on workshops. For those looking to connect with nature, The Wilderness of Mentone offers a plethora of outdoor activities like kayaking and rock climbing. Equestrian enthusiasts should head to Shady Grove Dude Ranch for scenic horseback rides that offer a unique perspective of the area's natural beauty. And for a trip down memory lane, the Old Union Crossing Covered Bridge stands as a charming historical monument that captures the essence of Mentone's past. Each attraction contributes to the unique tapestry that makes Mentone a must-visit destination.

Old Union Crossing Covered Bridge in Mentone, Alabama

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