Beautiful forests and open rolling meadows showcase the area s rugged t. Natural bridge state park is located at 6477 s.
The cedar creek trail travels through the cedar creek gorge for about a mile passing a cave along the way before terminating at lace falls which is a beautiful multi tiered 50 foot waterfall.
Natural bridge state park virginia waterfall. The newest virginia state park is more than just the bridge. The 215 foot natural bridge that is carved out by cedar creek is the centerpiece of natural bridge state park virginia s newest state park. The primary trail is the beautiful cedar creek trail that leads visitors beneath the soaring limestone bridge past the monacan indian village and salt peter cave.
Beautiful forests open rolling meadows showcase the area s karst terrain and vistas of surrounding mountains and the james river valley display nature s splendor. Easy trailhead gps coordinates. Click here to view a trail guide for natural tunnel state park.
Natural bridge va is located in the beautiful shenandoah valley just off interstate 81 exits 175 and 180 a. The newest state park in virginia is more than natural bridge a 215 foot natural arch that once was owned by thomas jefferson. Blue suck falls can be found in douthat state park which is considered one of the top ten parks in the country.
Natural bridge state park va has been designated as a virginia historical landmark and a national historical landmark. A step like waterfall at fairy stone state park. The incredible limestone span standing 215 feet high and 90 feet across upstages this 50 foot waterfall yet if.
Lee highway natural bridge va 24578. Fairy stone state park. Natural bridge the hike to the falls.
You can spot these enchanting falls after a quick hike from the parking area approximately 1 2 miles. There s nothing like a famed waterfall hike in virginia and blue suck falls is bound to turn a few heads. We ask visitors to p lease plan accordingly and arrive early.
Book this package tour space is limited and fills up quickly. A heavier water flow gives us a more dramatic effect. 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.
There is quite a bit of leg power required. Hours of operation open daily march through november from 9 00 a m. Little mountain falls have been called big mountain little falls by some hikers at fairy stone state park.
Hiking more than six miles of trails meander through natural bridge state park. Four tickets to the caverns at natural bridge natural bridge state park natural bridge zoo and dinosaur kingdom ii. 2 mile there and back difficulty.
O nce owned by thomas jefferson and listed on the national register of historic places the 215 foot tall natural bridge is a limestone gorge carved out by cedar creek. Lace falls is located at natural bridge state park one of virginia s most renowned places. Natural bridge state park 6477 south lee highway natural bridge va 24578.