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Address: US 11 & 130, 15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578
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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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Very nice park, well worth the price of admission.

The "hike" through the park was a rather simple down and back, but there plenty of things to see. Obviously the natural bridge is the main attraction, but there are also caves... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brandenburg, Kentucky
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What great surprise! The Visitor Center is one of the best state park visitor centers I have been in. Pros: 1) $8 per adult (kids 6-12 are $4, kids under 6 are free...when privately owned it was $20) 2) Unguided hike to the bridge and then on to the falls (bridge is 300 yards on the trail, falls are another... More 

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Thank Mike P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The "hike" through the park was a rather simple down and back, but there plenty of things to see. Obviously the natural bridge is the main attraction, but there are also caves, an exit point from an underground river, etc.

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Thank Devin H
Silver Spring, Maryland
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It costs $8 per person to walk the trail to the Natural Bridge, it is dog-friendly and has stations with doggies bags though trash cans are limited. It is a number of steps (over 100) to get to the trail, though I did not find it particularly challenging however some with mobility issues may. After every 20 steps or so... More 

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Clover, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always wanted to visit. One of my favorite painters, Frederick Church, painted it several times. Not that easy to find; winding, curvy road with not that many descriptive signs. Plenty of parking, but a charge for admission. I qualified for senior citizen. Easy walk, down stairs, to find the "bridge." Nice hotel and restaurant nearby. Gift shop on site.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to Virginia's newest State Park. So impressive to take the 1 mile "hike" to Lace Falls and back. It would be a great place for a family to picnic in the summer.

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Thank Bette B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally worth the 168 stairs down to the start of the walk. (Or you can take a shuttle bus). Natural Bridge is awe inspiring itself, and there's also a beautiful paved walk, a cave, waterfall, and beautiful natural sights. 1 mile hike each way. Definitely doable with strollers, kids, dogs or what have you. New handrails and park rangers add... More 

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Edenton, North Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not visit, the pricing was crazy for a family and we were really looking forward to seeing it. We love hiking and nature.

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Bozeman, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the weather was grey and gloomy with a little drizzle, the warm (complimentary) shuttle bus helped with the overall tour. There was no tour guide; however, all staff and drivers we encountered were very friendly and helpful. The cost was $8/adult which was a bit much given the relatively small area to explore or experience. The natural bridge and... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had always wanted to visit this place so we were in Lexington and drove about 12 miles to the Natural Bridge - it is now run by the state park system so the fee is $8 per senior. It was a very cold and windy day so we were concerned that it would be too bitter out to enjoy... More 

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Bradley, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the money! The price is $8 for adults and $6 for children. Every thing about this park is above average. We encountered very helpful Park rangers. The gift shop has a nine place to eat, though a little expensive for the food, but it is inside an attraction. To get down to the Natural bridge, and you do... More 

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