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Natural Bridge

Geologic Formations · Wildlife Areas · Caves
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. The community is the site of Natural Bridge, a natural arch which gives the town its name. Natural Bridge is located at the junction of U.S. Route 11 and State Route 130. Natural Bridge has a post office with ZIP code 24578, which opened on June 1, 1800.AttractionsThe main attraction in the community is the Natural Bridge. The site, a National Historic Landmark, is a natural arch within a limestone gorge formed by Cedar Creek. The land including the bridge was once owned by Thomas Jefferson, and according to legend, George Washington surveyed the bridge. Natural Bridge Zoo, Natural Bridge Caverns and Natural Bridge Safari Park are located nearby. In addition to the Natural Bridge, the Rockbridge Inn, Vine Forest, and Virginia Manor are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the heart of the resort area at the center of the village is listed as the Natural Bridge Historic District.
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Wildlife Area
Virginia Safari Park
Duration: 4 hours
Natural Bridge State Park ©
Geologic Formation
Natural Bridge State Park
Duration: 2h 30 min
Caverns At Natural Bridge ©
Caverns At Natural Bridge
Duration: 1h 30 min
Foamhenge ©
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Natural Bridge

Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns Lewisburg
Duration: 1h 30 min
The Homestead
Golf Course
The Homestead Hot Springs
Duration: 2 hours
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center ©
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center Virginia
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge Zoo ©
Natural Bridge Zoo
Duration: 1h 30 min
Natural Bridge Wax Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Natural Bridge Wax Museum
Duration: 2 hours
Dinosaur Kingdom II ©
Scenic Walking Area
Dinosaur Kingdom II
Duration: 30 minutes
Butterflies at the Bridge
Butterflies at the Bridge
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Natural Bridge

Great Valley Farm Brewery ©
Great Valley Farm Brewery
Duration: 2 hours
The Toy Museum at Natural Bridge of Virginia
Specialty Museum
The Toy Museum at Natural Bridge of Virginia
Duration: 2 hours

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