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Natural Bridge State Resort Park – Kentucky

The Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Kentucky is approximately 2,300 acres. It is located in the midst of the Daniel Boone National Forest, near the Red River Gorge Geological Area. It is home to 34 amphibians, 54 mammals, 31 reptiles, 54 types of ferns, 146 tree or woody plant species, 115 spring wildflowers and 89 resident species of birds.There are also numerous hiking trails that criss cross the park, caves and unusual rock formations which are perfect for an outdoor adventure.

The Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Kentucky, USA.

The Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Kentucky, USA.

One of the hiking trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

One of the hiking trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

A medium size hole that looks like a cave spotted while hiking the trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

A medium size hole that looks like a cave spotted while hiking the trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

Hiking one of the trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

Hiking one of the trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

Some beautiful rock formations seen while hiking one of the trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

Some beautiful rock formations seen while hiking one of the trails at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

The forest trail at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

The forest trail at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

One of the interesting rocks at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

 

But the highlight of this park is the natural bridge arched by a natural process of weathering over millions of years. The Natural Bridge which is natural sandstone arch spans 78 ft or 24 meters and is 65 ft or 20 m high.

The Natural Bridge in Kentucky, USA was formed by a natural process of weathering over millions of years. This bridge is a natural sandstone arch that spans 78 ft or 24 meters and is 65 ft or 20 m high.

The Natural Bridge in Kentucky, USA was formed by a natural process of weathering over millions of years. This bridge is a natural sandstone arch that spans 78 ft or 24 meters and is 65 ft or 20 m high.

The steps leading to the top of the natural bridge in Kentucky, USA.

The steps leading to the top of the natural bridge in Kentucky, USA.

Hubby and I standing on top of the natural bridge in Kentucky, USA.

Hubby and I standing on top of the natural bridge in Kentucky, USA.

Standing on top of the Natural Bridge looking out to the mountains of Kentucky, USA.

Standing on top of the Natural Bridge looking out to the mountains of Kentucky, USA.

East view while standing on top of the natural bridge in Kentucky, USA.

East view while standing on top of the natural bridge in Kentucky, USA.

Leaves starting to change color by September at the Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Kentucky, USA.

Leaves starting to change color by September at the Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Kentucky, USA.

The sky lift at Natural Bridge Resort in Kentucky, USA. Hubby and I chose to hike trails going back instead.

The sky lift at Natural Bridge Resort in Kentucky, USA. Hubby and I chose to hike trails going back instead.

 

Heaven is a step closer when you stand on top of a mountain. In our case, on top of the Natural Bridge in Kentucky, us together.

Heaven is a step closer on top of the Natural Bridge in Kentucky with hubby.

Heaven is a step closer on top of the Natural Bridge in Kentucky with hubby.

 

Traveller’s tip : Natural Bridge State Park Resort caters to your dining and shopping needs.  Check below:

Dining at Natural Bridge State Park Resort in Kentucky, USA.

Dining at Natural Bridge State Park Resort in Kentucky, USA.

The souvenir center at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

The souvenir center at Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky, USA.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by on September 19, 2012 in Kentucky, TRAVEL

 

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