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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  • Gorgeous views, easy walking paths, a lot of stairs but there is a shuttle that you can take up or down to avoid them. A beautiful waterfall at the end of the trail. Nice place for pictures and relaxi...  more »
  • The natural bridge itself is beautiful and amazing. It’s a relatively short walk from the entrance to the bridge. You can walk along the river for a little over a mile. The scenery is nice and it ends...  more »

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