Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is located at the edge of the Mogollon Rim in the tiny valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees; you will experience the vanilla scent of the pines… The park features Walking trails and viewpoints, Picnic tables and gift shop, Portable restrooms. The trails in the park can be challenging but the views they provide are unmatched. Three trails meet along Pine Creek under the natural rock bridge. Tonto Natural Bridge is among the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high over a 400-foot long tunnel that measures 150 feet at its widest point. The park offers adventurous hiking trails namely Pine Creek Trail, Waterfall Trail and Gowan Loop Trail. Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is 10 miles north of Payson on Highway 87.
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Visit the largest travertine bridge in North America at Arizona’s newest state park. (Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by springs.) There are 4 viewpoints, trails down to the creek, picnic tables, hiking and bird watching. Entrance fee will be charged for small vehicles.
For more details visit www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/tonto.html
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is located just 17 miles from our hotel BEST WESTERN of Payson.