Natural Bridge Things to Do

  • Natural Bridge in 1959
    Natural Bridge in 1959
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  • Bob 'holding up' the roof of the salt peter cave
    Bob 'holding up' the roof of the salt...
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    Other side of the bridge
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  • 1. Natural Bridge of Virginia

    The Natural Bridge is an unusual rock formation that was formed when the roof of a large underground cavern collapsed, leaving only the section that forms today's Natural Bridge. Thomas Jefferson, the...

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  • 2. Monacan Indian Village

    Anna enjoyed the Monacan Village, which is part of the Natural Bridge tourist complex. It is a recreated Indian village that features Indian dwellings and...

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  • 3. The world oldest tree (1600 years old!)

    I was very surprised to find an information put by this dead tree in my picture: Before dying in 1980, this more than 1600 year old specimen of the Arbor Vitae...

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  • 4. Scenic lake and setting

    When I finally went down to the bottom of the Cedar Creek Gorge I saw first the stone building of Summerhouse Cafe and beautiful little lake surrounded by trees...

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  • 5. Where I learned to say HI!

    Cedar Creek Nature Trail is flat and very easy. 1500 yards long pathway goes along Cedar Creek on the bottom of a rocky gorge. Well, due to floods the trail is...

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  • 6. Gunpowder was made of bat and bird droppings

    The Saltpetre Cave on Cedar Creek Nature Trail was just a hole or large rock crevice. It's not a very attractive place but the wooden bridge over the Cedar...

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  • 7. Lost River mystery

    I probably wouldn't stop on Cedar Creek Nature Trail and wouldn't pay any attention to this hole in a rock with water on the ground in my picture if I hadn't...

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  • 8. Waterfalls

    The Cedar Creek Nature Trails ends with the Lace Waterfalls. Well, after reading a lot of advertisements on these waterfalls I was a bit dissapointed. They...

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  • 9. 50 Years Ago

    under constructionThere are natural bridges in various places in the world, but they have been known to collapse. The large natural bridge in Aruba that...

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  • 10. The Lost River

    The lost river is a small underground river near Natural Bridge that was discovered the 1800s when workers mining saltpeter in a cave heard the sound of rushing...

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  • 11. Monacan Indian Village

    Monacan Indian Village is the most interesting attraction along Cedar Creek Nature Trail in my opinion. Despite the information that they close at 5 pm the...

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  • 12. Tour Natural Bridge Caverns

    Tours of the caverns leave every half hour. They have a sign that says they limit the tours to 25 people but we had over 45 on our tour. It wasn't bad, though,...

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  • 13. Gunpowder

    under constructionBat guano was used before and during the Civil War to make salt peter which was used to make gunpowder.

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