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Address: US 11 & 130, 15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Phone Number: 800-533-1410

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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Glad we stopped!

We were camping in the area and stopped in at this attraction to find out more about it. We almost didn't go in as the evening was getting late and there was some weather around... read more

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Riverhead, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were camping in the area and stopped in at this attraction to find out more about it. We almost didn't go in as the evening was getting late and there was some weather around, but we were so glad we did! After the long descent next to a waterfall and a mindset some very impressive trees, we made it... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gave a 4 only due to price as I had also mentioned in the caverns review. For a combo ticket for caverns and bridge was $28 per adult. There are steps to take down, which are really pretty but if you can not do the steps, they also had a small bus to take down. There is a small cafe... More 

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They have a light show at night but the night we were there we had a storm so missed the show. The walk was beautiful. Definitely wear the hard hats we had some small rocks fall while walking under the bridge. There is also an underground stream and wild life. I told my group a bear was ahead and a... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This arch has quite a history going back to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. It is a pretty paved walk along a creek with small waterfalls, beautiful trees and native plants, the rock arch and an Indian village on your way up to a small waterfall. It is under transition to the state park system which will probably add more... More 

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Salem, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the bridge itself is close however they don't tell you its a VERY FAR WALK TO THE WATER FALL. so if you have elderly or people that cant walk well or far don't go to the water fall or indian village. go to the bridge its worth it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went with two kids: 9 and 12. Everyone loved it. Walk to bridge wasn't far. Walk to waterfall was an additional 20 minutes after bridge. This wasn't a planned stop and my daughter was wearing flip flops and she was fine. Our only complaint was that it was somewhat expensive for a quick stop and "natural occurrence" even with... More 

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Severna Park, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Discounts are given for staying at the nearby hotel, for AAA, AARP, and several other groups. Getting to walk under and on both sides of the bridge itself is worth the entrance price. It really is a natural wonder. Included in the price also is a recreated Indian village and a nice mile walk (2 mile roundtrip) along a fast... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We found the walk to the bridge and then the waterfall very anti climactic. You can barely see the waterfall from the end if the walkway. Staryng on the path was very frustrating when the water was so beautiful. I'd rather go to a park where I could wander.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I found this place almost by accident. We thought is was a drive-thru arch. Turns out that we actually drove OVER this amazing piece of nature without even realizing it. The road to get here (route 11) runs right over the arch. We thought we would spend a few minutes taking pictures of the arch. We ended... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love nature! So when we had the chance to explore Natural Bridge on our way through Virginia we jumped at it! So beautiful! Even with our varied levels of hiking ability (young, old, and with a pet) we were all able to get out, hike a bit and enjoy the surroundings The views were breath taking. Such a great... More 

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