Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Payson, ArizonaCredit: Andrea Lai | License: My Own Photo
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Tonto Natural Bridge State Park – Arizona, United States
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).
- Walking trails
- Pine Creek Trail – approximately 0.5-mile (0.80 km) long
- Waterfall Trail – approximately 600-foot (180 m) round trip to waterfall cave.
- Gowan Trail – approximately 0.5-mile (0.80 km) long, ending at an observation deck in the creek bottom.
- Picnic tables and recreation area
- Gift shop
- Portable restrooms
Image credit: Aznaturalist
Tonto Natural Bridge, as seen from outside of the south opening of its tunnel.
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Tonto’s bridge is believed to be the world’s largest travertine natural bridge
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