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Natural Stone Bridge and Caves

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Address: 535 Stone Bridge Rd, Pottersville, NY 12860-1713
Phone Number: +1 518-494-2283
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23 Miles north of Lake George & 90 min south of Lake Placid, hike...

23 Miles north of Lake George & 90 min south of Lake Placid, hike self-guided tour & explore the Largest Marble Cave Entrance in the East, waterfalls, gorge, caves and much more: guided adventure tours, gemstone mining, 18 hole disc golf, climbing walls, dino digs, crystal quest & gold rush mines, picnic & playgrounds, butterfly exhibit and an extensive rock, fossil and gift shop. Rental units available. Open every day late May - mid Oct (variable hours, check website) and Fri-Sun 10am-4pm from mid Dec - mid March for Snowshoe Tours of the Stone Bridge and surrounding property.

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Interesting Nature Experience

We are seniors who really enjoyed being outside and seeing caves, grottos,and potholes.The tour was self-guided. It was an educational experience that would be wonderful for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Grandma1749
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Manchester, Connecticut
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Manchester, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are seniors who really enjoyed being outside and seeing caves, grottos,and potholes.The tour was self-guided. It was an educational experience that would be wonderful for families and children. You need to be able to handle walking up steps and stone steps for a distance. It looks like there are kids programs during the summer.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned a trip to a spot further North in New York. We decided that it wouldn't be worth out while to travel that far and make it to our destination before closing time. Instead, we detoured to the Natural Stone Bridge and Caves. What a great decision!! Not really sure what to expect, we began our hike. We... More 

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got to visit this place on the way back from New England at the end of May 2016. It's not a "show cave" with a tour guide. And it doesn't have limestone formations like most of the caves in Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland. It's more like a nature hike with a walking stick. There is a big marble... More 

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Nassau, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How do you get a 12 year-old to learn something on his summer vacation? Bring him places like this. Either a guided tor or self-guided, each has its benefits. All sorts of rocks from all over the world are available for purchase. He bought two geodes: one was cut in two pieces, the other remains intact--for that special occasion when... More 

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Selden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go every year that I visit Lake George. This place is absolutely incredible. You won't believe what you see behind the store, your just not expecting to see such beauty. The massive amounts of waterfalls. You get a map of what to look for and see, every detail is included, so much fun for adults to children of elementary... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family and everyone enjoyed it. We have gone other times when it was raining and it was still fun. It's a good way to spend time outside and walking around. Every turn has something new and fun to look at! Highly recommend going!

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Schenectady, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice self guided hike; make sure you wear sneakers! Very pretty views and little bits of history along the way. Great way to spend the afternoon (and get a workout in!). Make a day of it; take the scenic drive and head over to the Garnet Mine too.

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San Diego, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you like scrambling over boulders, adventuring in a cave, sluicing for gems and fossils, or relaxing in the shade by a babbling stream, this place is for you. If you have kids, buy a bag of sandy dirt which is filled with gems, fossils and arrowheads. We bought the big bag and found a 2inch diameter cluster of amethyst... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. I was on a family vacation with 3 grandkids 8, 6, 5 and my son. Everyone really enjoyed the well marked self guided tour. We found the natural stair to be fun and all the information at each section was informative. The kids love the rock room.. it was amazing.

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Fort Edward, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Loved it! Cool, sunny and wonderful to see! Great climbing stairways and reading plaques. Great picture taking too! Beautiful ride to get there also!

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