Natural Bridge State Park

Natural Bridge State Park


Location:On McCauley Road, off Route 8 in North Adams, in the northern Berkshires of western Massachusetts.
Facilities:Historic site, picnic area, walking trails, restrooms (é), scenic viewing areas.
Activities:Fishing; interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park's 30-foot naturally-formed white marble bridge, created centuries ago by melting glaciers, is unique in North America. The bridge spans Hudson Brook as it tumbles through a steep 60-foot deep gorge.
Address:PO Box 1757
North Adams, MA 01247

Phone:413-663-6392
Web: www.mass.gov/dcr/parks/western/nbdg.htm
Size: 48 acres.

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Natural Bridge State Park


Location:16 miles south of Baraboo.
Facilities:Picnic areas, hiking trail (4 miles), nature trail (1 mile).
Activities:Hiking, sightseeing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Park features a natural sandstone arch and a rock shelter used by prehistoric people 11,000 years ago, at the end of the last Ice Age.
Address:c/o Devil's Lake State Park
S5975 Park Rd
Baraboo, WI 53913

Phone:608-356-8301
Size: 530 acres.

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On a warm summer evening, nearly zoo people have gathered at Arizona's Tonto Natural Bridge State Park.
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An equally fascinating but certainly more natural bridge can be found at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park near Payson, northeast of Phoenix.