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#17 of 43 state parks in Arizona

Best trails in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Tonto Natural Bridge is widely believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. At 183 feet high, the bridge spans the area over a 400-foot tunnel that is 150 feet at its widest point. The bridge was discovered in 1877 by David Gowan as he was being chased by Apache Indians. The green valley area around the bridge is now Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. The park entrance fee is $7.00 for people ages 14 and over and $4 for kids 6-14. Children under 6 are free. Dogs are not allowed on the trails.

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Map of trails in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Park information
Acreage:
160 acres
Park hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact
(928) 476-4202
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Pine Creek Trail [CLOSED]
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 33 m
Note: As of June 2020, trails in this park are closed due to construction on the observation deck. It is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet Show more
#2 - Gowan Trail [CLOSED]
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 16 m
Note: As of June 2020, trails in this park are closed due to construction on the observation deck.Show more