Natural Tunnel State Park

Natural Tunnel State Park


Location:13 miles north of Gate City on Route 871.
Facilities:23 campsites (18 with water and electric hookups, @di), group campsite, showers, toilets, picnic area, picnic shelters, snack bar, hiking trails, biking trails, bicycle rentals, self-guiding trails, boardwalk, swimming pool (é), bathhouse, visitor center, gift shop, environmental education center, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, interpretive programs, guided canoe trips, cave tours, naturalist programs.
Special Features:Over 850 feet long and 100 feet high, Natural Tunnel was carved through a limestone ridge over thousands of centuries. Park features a chairlift to view the naturally formed tunnel (operating seasonally). Walls of the tunnel show evidence of prehistoric life, and many fossils can be found in the creek bed and on tunnel walls.
Address:Rt 3, Box 250
Duffield, VA 24244

Phone:276-940-2674
Web: www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/naturalt.htm
Size: 850 acres.

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Before taking up his studies at ETSU at the end of August, Cameron is attending a band camp at Duffield, Virginia which is part of the Natural Tunnel State Park.
Norfolk Southern) and Virginia's Natural Tunnel State Park hosted "Railroad Day" at Natural Tunnel, 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway (as announced in its press release dated July 9, 2013).
The organizing committee chose Natural Tunnel State Park, located in SCTC's service area.