Natural bridge state park is 15 miles south of historic lexington virginia 35 minutes north of roanoke virginia and only 15 miles from the blue ridge parkway milepost 62. Natural bridge state park natural bridge state park is a massachusetts state park located in the city of north adams in the northwestern part of the state.
Natural bridge state park va has been designated as a virginia historical landmark and a national historical landmark.
Natural bridge state park map. Natural bridge state park natural bridge is a geological formation in rockbridge county virginia comprising a 215 foot high 66 m natural arch with a span of 90 feet 27 m. Hunting and trapping map. Natural bridge state park 6477 south lee highway natural bridge va 24578 540 291 1326 trails milage usage diﬃ culty buck hill trail 1 8 h blue ridge trail 3 3 h b cedar creek trail 0 8 h skyline trail 0 6 h h hiking b biking easy moderate diﬃ cult.
It is situated within a gorge carved from the surrounding mountainous limestone terrain by cedar creek a small tributary of the james river. Natural bridge parking overlook other state land 0 1000 ft. According to geologists the park s namesake natural bridge made of 550 million year old bedrock marble was carved into its iconic arch by the forces of glacial melt water over 13 000 years ago.
Annual stickers and passes can be purchased online or over the phone. Pets are not permitted on the natural bridge state resort park hiking trails except for the henson arch trail and whittleton trail most trails at natural bridge are within a dedicated kentucky state nature preserve and pets are not permitted as a part of the management guidelines. Natural bridge state park is home to the only natural white marble arch in north america.
The 37th state park was dedicated on september 24 2016 and was listed on the national register of historic places as a national historic landmark in 1988 the 215 foot tall natural bridge is a limestone gorge carved out by cedar creek. Maps natural bridge state park. Named for its natural bridge of white marble unique in north america the park also offers woodland walks with views of a dam made of white marble and a picturesque old marble quarry.
Natural bridge va is located in the beautiful shenandoah valley just off interstate 81 exits 175 and 180 a. Daily stickers and passes can be purchased at individual properties beginning sept. Today the bridge spans the bubbling hudson brook as it twists and tumbles through a steep 60 foot gorge one.
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