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Address: US 11 & 130, 15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
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+1 800-533-1410
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Striking? Majestic? Visit the monumental National Historic Landmark &...

Striking? Majestic? Visit the monumental National Historic Landmark & discover why photos don't do it justice, nor words describe it, and why the awe-struck Thomas Jefferson bought it. Follow the creekside trail to Lace Falls. Gather around Interpreters in the Monacan Indian Village. Make it a brief visit, or a day, or overnight on-site; packages available. Just 15 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway; off I-81, exits 175 & 180.

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Everyone should take the time to visit this wonder

Great place to visit. I have been here many times over the years. You should be prepared to do some walking. They do have a bus service for some parts of the park. Great staff... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Cort C
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South Boston, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Natural Bridge was beautiful. The paths were nice and clean. Wide. It was wonderful for my kids to see. We went to the Caverns and that was a pleasant activity. Selena was a terrific tour guide. She had a great personality. She was acknowledgeable about the caverns. I had my 4 year old with me and she was great... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So the story goes, the group of the Monacan Indians were being chased by enemies in a dense fog. They came to the edge of a cliff, with no way out and sure of death, they knelt and prayed. The fog lifted to show a bridge to the other side. the Monacans made their escape and their enemies, fearful of... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool, cool, cool! Easy to get to, great trails, would be really nice to be there with the creek in the summer!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love visiting national and state parks. It's really the best way to experience the beauty of our country and learn in the process. I saw recently that the Natural Bridge was made an official Virginia State Park so I was encouraged to go see it. I was a little confused when I arrived where the actual... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid $8pp to walk down a few flights of steps. Path was closed due to weather conditions. Park ranger never informed us of closure and refused a refund. Only saw the bridge from a distance. Suggest you buy the postcard and keep driving.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for a visit on New Year's eve and were not disappointed. The bridge itself is gorgeous and left us in awe. It's hard to get a feel for how large it is just from pictures. The hike up to the falls is worth it, too. Winter hikes are underappreciated!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit. I have been here many times over the years. You should be prepared to do some walking. They do have a bus service for some parts of the park. Great staff and they have done a lot to keep this park well maintained. The historical additions such as the Native American Indian site helps to make... More 

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Goodview, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonder can be easily seen by taking the short 400 yard walk along a stream or the shuttle bus down the hill. Lots of benches to rest and enjoy the sight. The one mile stroll along the river is well maintained . Wide enough and flat enough a golf cart could run the trail.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family for the first time since it made State Park status. We decided to go on Free State Park Day so we would not have to pay the overpriced charges. Natural Bridge is definitely a amazing sight to see. There is a very easy paved trail to see a Indian Village (that was closed for the season), a... More 

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Saratoga Springs NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had passed the exit for this site many times over the years but we had time to kill on our trip from Saratoga Springs to Charlotte and we decided to give it a try. Images of the natural bridge I’d seen on line were okay but not spectacular. My trepidation was enhanced by the check-in building which was a... More 

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