Tonto Natural Bridge

State Park - Arizona

Tonto Natural Bridge is a natural arch in Arizona, USA, that is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The area surrounding the bridge has been made into a state park called Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, which is located off State Route 87, just 10 miles (16 km) north of Payson. Tonto Natural Bridge stands over a 400-foot-long (120 m) tunnel that measures 150 feet (46 m) at its widest point and reaches a height of 183 feet (56 m).

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Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) (Modified Alternative C) of Tonto National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Tonto MVUM - Modified Alternative C

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) (Modified Alternative C) of Tonto National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Statewide Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).AZ Surface Management Responsibility - Arizona State

Statewide Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Gila County Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).AZ Surface Management Responsibility - Gila County

Gila County Map of Arizona Surface Management Responsibility. Published by Arizona State Land Department and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of the Coconino National Forest (NF) in Arizona. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Coconino MVTM - 2021

Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of the Coconino National Forest (NF) in Arizona. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the South Half of Coconino National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Coconino MVUM - South 2020

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the South Half of Coconino National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) for Winter travel in Coconino National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Coconino MVUM - Winter 2017

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) for Winter travel in Coconino National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

brochures

Brochure and Map of Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (SP) in Arizona. Published by Arizona State Parks & Trails.Tonto Natural Bridge - Brochure and Map

Brochure and Map of Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (SP) in Arizona. Published by Arizona State Parks & Trails.

Tonto Natural Bridge SP https://azstateparks.com/tonto https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonto_Natural_Bridge Tonto Natural Bridge is a natural arch in Arizona, USA, that is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The area surrounding the bridge has been made into a state park called Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, which is located off State Route 87, just 10 miles (16 km) north of Payson. Tonto Natural Bridge stands over a 400-foot-long (120 m) tunnel that measures 150 feet (46 m) at its widest point and reaches a height of 183 feet (56 m).
Nearby Parks If you’re having a great time here, don’t forget to visit one of the three nearby state parks! Fort Verde State Historic Park (50 miles) Experience living history and life through the eyes of a frontier soldier. The fort was a base for General Crook’s U.S. Army scouts and soldiers in the 1870s and 1880s. From 1865 – 1891, Camp Lincoln, Camp Verde, and Fort Verde were home to officers, doctors, families, enlisted men, and scouts. (928) 567-3275 Jerome State Historic Park (74 miles) This park reveals the story of the city of Jerome inside the historic Douglas Mansion. The museum features photographs, artifacts, and minerals, in addition to a video presentation and a 3-D model of the town with its underground mines. (928) 634-5381 Red Rock State Park (81 miles) The park is a 286-acre nature preserve and environmental education center with stunning scenery. Trails throughout the park reach the rich banks of Oak Creek. Green meadows are framed by native vegetation and hills of red rock. The creek meanders through the park, creating a habitat abundant with plants and wildlife. (928) 282-6907 TONTO NATURAL BRIDGE 09/20 Established 1957 Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Tucked away in a valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park has been in the making for thousands of years. It is believed to be 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. Today, visitors can stand on top of the bridge or hike down below to capture the true size and beauty of this geologic wonder. Thank you for visiting! Highway 87, Pine, AZ 85544 (928) 476-4202 | 1-877-MYPARKS azstateparks.com/tonto AZStateParks Like/Follow/Watch us on: 1-877-MYPARKS | azstateparks.com Hiking Trails Park Rules Pine Creek Trail: An approximately 0.5mile trail (400 feet developed, and then undeveloped in the creek bottom) that leads to the Pine Creek natural area. Allow one hour. Waterfall Trail: A 300-ft trail with uneven steps that ends at waterfall cave. Allow 15–20 minutes. Anna Mae Trail: A 500-ft trail that leads to the Pine Creek Trail and the Natural Bridge. Allow one hour. Gowan Trail: A trail about 2,200 feet long, down and back leading to an observation deck in the creek bottom. Allow one hour. General Rules • Do not litter! “Leave no trace” and pack out what you bring in, or use the trash receptacles provided in the park. • Drive your vehicle only on designated paved surfaces. Park only in designated parking areas. Do not park on the side of the road. • Stay on designated trails. Cutting trails degrades habitat and harms the landscape. • Do not use glass containers in the park. • All of our parks adhere to firearm and hunting regulations. Please familiarize yourself with this information. Hiking Safety Tips Fires • Keep fires in grills or designated state parks fire rings. Never leave fires unattended! • Do not gather firewood in the parks. Firewood is for sale in most park stores. • Fireworks are not permitted in state parks. • Be “fire smart” and check fire restrictions at azstateparks.com/fire-safety. Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is an outdoor facility, and is susceptible to environmental hazards. Therefore, we recommend the following: • Remember to carry drinking water while hiking. 2 liters of water per person is recommended when hiking. • All trails are steep and strenuous, so sbe sure to wear appropriate footwear. Closedtoe shoes with good ankle support provide adequate personal protection when hiking. • Please be cautious while hiking as rocks may fall naturally onto the trail. • For the conservation of this park, please do not take pets on the trails. • Please be aware that the canyon limits internet access and cell phone reception. Group Day Use Areas Cypress Ramada: A 20-foot x 30-foot ramada with picnic tables and barbecue grills available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations. 10x10 Ramadas: Three ramadas with picnic tables and barbecue grills available on a firstcome, first-served basis. No reservations. Group Ramada: A 20-foot x 40-foot ramada with tables and grills. Please contact park for ramada reservation information (fees apply). Pets • Keep your pets on a maximum six-foot leash at all times. Pets must be attended at all times. • Pick up after your pet. • For additional information related to pets, visit our website or ask park staff. Additional Rules • For the conservation of this park, swimming and wading under the natural bridge are not allowed. • Pets are only allowed on paved paths, not trails. The rules of this park are not limited to the rules listed above. Additional park rules may be found at azstateparks.com. ek Cre Pine Viewpoint h ! Gift Shop ! Junction = ! Historic Building " Trailhead 5 ! Picnic Area 3 ! Ramada @ ! Ranger Station _ ! Restroom ! 4700 P Gate ! Trail # # ! 5 ! # # # # # # # # # # # # #

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