Natural Bridge State Park

Natural Bridge State Park is a unique Virginia state park with a rich history and plenty of things to do and explore. From the numerous nature trails to the caverns at Natural Bridge, there are plenty of attractions to explore when you visit.

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Everything to Know About Natural Bridge State Park

Entry to Natural Bridge State Park

The park and trail store is open daily from 9 am to dusk, while the Visitor Center is open from 10 am – 6 pm, weather permitting. Entrance is $9 per person 13 years and older and $6 per person 6-12, with those younger than six being free.

Is Natural Bridge Worth It?

Of course, we think it is, but don’t take our word for it! The first president of the United States, George Washington, left his initials on several rocks and the bridge itself as he was surveying the area before becoming president. The natural beauty of the gorge, the uniqueness of the bridge, and the surrounding beauty of Virginia is hard to pass up on!

How Long is the Natural Bridge Hike?

The Natural Bridge hike is rated as “easy” and only one mile. There are three other trails in the park, the Blue Ridge Trail (3 mi.), Buck Hill Trail (2 mi.), and the Skyline Trail (.6 mi.), which provide different levels of difficulty and things to see.

What are the Caverns at Natural Bridge?

Underground Cavern at Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge Caverns are one of the most popular attractions in our area! Each year, visitors come from near and far to observe these magnificent natural wonders. The caverns were discovered just before the turn of the 20th century and first opened to the public in 1977. Open seasonally; the Natural Bridge Caverns tours descend more than 34 stories deep within the Earth to reveal one of the greatest natural underground displays on the East Coast.