The Natural Bridge of Virginia, Natural Bridge

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Admire The Natural Bridge of Virginia, a tree-lined natural rock arch spanning a gorge in the mountainous terrain of western Virginia. Over the 19th and 20th centuries, this carved-out rock formation measuring 66 m (215 ft) high, and 27 m (90 ft) wide was known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Thomas Jefferson so greatly admired the natural landmark that he purchased the bridge in 1774 from the King of England for 20 shillings. After admiring the bridge, take a stroll down the Cedar Creek Trail, which runs for about one 1.6 km (1 mi), and passes near the Cedar Creek Cafe. To plan Natural Bridge vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Such a beautiful way to spend part of your day. Fall is a great time to visit. The walk to view the bridge, which is amazing, and beyond to the Indian village and the water falls is such a pleasant ex...  more »
  • Thomas Jefferson purchased Natural Bridge because he loved it so much, it’s beauty is outstanding. He also wanted to preserve it for all future Americans. He bought it from King George and about 135 a...  more »
  • This is a beautiful location for a nice almost a mile hike, and the view, from down under, of the Natural Bridge. My wife and I walked the 137 steps down from the visitor center to the trail that lead...  more »

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