The bridge opening is 25 feet high by 35 feet wide. The main attraction of the park is the large sandstone arch or bridge.
It totals about 530 acres including a 60 acre scientific area.
Natural bridge state park wi. Natural bridge state park has a natural sandstone arch created by the eroding effects of wind and water. Natural bridge state resort park offers more than just a fun family vacation. Near the bridge is a rock shelter used by native people when the glacier was melting 11 000 years ago.
The opening in the bridge is 25 feet high by 35 feet wide. We arrived at this state park and found that we were the only people in the parking lot. The top of the arch stands about 35 feet tall.
This isn t the only place to get in touch with nature. Natural bridge state park is open year round from 6 a m. Established in 1973 natural bridge is a day use park and features several hiking trails.
Natural bridge state park is a 530 acre 214 ha state park of wisconsin united states featuring wisconsin s largest natural arch directly beneath the arch is the raddatz rockshelter a rock shelter once used by paleo indians and now listed on the national register of historic places the park is located southwest of baraboo between the unincorporated communities of leland and denzer in the. Park acreage totals 530 acres and includes a 60 acre state natural area that is open for hunting during the fall. This weathered formation was missed by the glaciers during the last ice age.
Baraboo hills state recreation area 11 12 78 60 122 c c c natural bridge state park leland denzer devil s lake state park denzer 2 miles leland 3 4 miles baraboo sauk city whitetail hiking trail indian moccasin natural nature trail bridge natural bridge state park. E7792 county road c leland wi 53578. State highway c is closed off of route 12 but we used waze to find our way around the detour.
For more information call 608 356 8301. Natural bridge and rockshelter state natural area is located within natural bridge state park. Read about another here.
The arch measures 25 feet in width and 15 feet in height on its inside dimensions. Natural bridge state park is a 530 acre 214 ha state park of wisconsin united states featuring wisconsin s largest natural arch directly beneath the arch is the raddatz rockshelter a rock shelter once used by paleo indians and now listed on the national register of historic places the park is located southwest of baraboo between the unincorporated communities of leland and denzer in the. You can also visit the wisconsin department of natural resources website.
Natural bridge parking overlook other state land 0 1000 ft. Our staff of professional naturalists is available year round to provide interpretive programs for groups of all sizes and ages from school groups to seniors scouts to corporate outings. The hiking trails are not well marked but the natural bridge is easy to find.
Natural bridge and rockshelter contains the largest natural bridge known in wisconsin created by wind erosion and weathering of the sandstone. Natural bridge state park was established in 1973. One of six natural bridge state parks in america this wisconsin park borders on the baraboo mountain range.