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Natural Bridge State Resort Park

2135 Natural Bridge Rd, Slade, KY 40376-9026
+1 606-663-2214
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Awesome park, iffy lodge.

The wonderful natural beauty of the bridge and trails is hard to beat. Especially "Devils Gulch... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Elizabethtown, Indiana
Take the Cave Tour!!

Labor day weekend was fast approaching and we really had no plans to speak of. My daughter... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Independence, Kentucky
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Features a great natural sandstone arch that stands over the mountain.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2135 Natural Bridge Rd, Slade, KY 40376-9026
+1 606-663-2214
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The wonderful natural beauty of the bridge and trails is hard to beat. Especially "Devils Gulch". Wow. I could set for hours on the overlooks and just admire the scenery. As for our lodge room, it was so-so. Peeling paint around the door frames, dripping...More

Thank an4252017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Labor day weekend was fast approaching and we really had no plans to speak of. My daughter contacted us, and her boyfriend's family was heading down to the gorge and inquired if we cared to join them. They had rented a cabin a few miles...More

Thank kentuckylongrifle
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a classic Appalachian lodge. They recently added a lounge and serve beer and wine. The food was basic, but good. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Dub T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the 1st time over 25 years ago. So glad we went back! We started out on the Original Trail and did a few others on the way back. It definitely is not for someone who is scared of heights. Once up on top...More

Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved my time exploring the park and seeing all the beautiful sandstone arches. If you have kids, keep an eye on them as there are numerous ways to fall from heights that you won't walk away from. Additionally, don't carve your everlasting love into...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a terrific park for our whole family. Great to get a lift to the top, and great walking trails. Terrific views!!

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had one day to spend in Natural Bridge State park so we packed a lot into 10 hours. We started by hiking the Balance Rock trail to Natural Bridge. It's a steep climb up but the scenery was worth the effort. The natural bridge...More

2  Thank Carol H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We wanted to take our dog for a hike to see the stone arch but were frustrated as it was prohibited. Told this was because it is in a preserve but no thought that 1000s of humans tramping about will disturb the wildlife much more...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We hiked up the 3/4 mile trail to the natural stone bridge. WOW what a view of the valley below. Good steep walking. Wear good shoes and take water along.

Thank 202thames
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Started out at Hemlock Lodge and was able to hike several trails. Lots of photo opportunities and a really fun day.

Thank BrentMaudlin1
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Questions & Answers
17 September 2017|
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Response from Ski1998 | Reviewed this property |
It is approximately 1/4 of a mile from the skylift to the bridge.
Laura M
11 July 2017|
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Response from isay691 | Reviewed this property |
I agree. Far too many steep areas for smaller children for a hike. For the sky lift you have to make sure they sit still as there's no seat belts (its like a ski lift).