Tonto Natural Bridge

Brochure and Map

brochure Tonto Natural Bridge - Brochure and Map

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

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 Established 1957 Tonto Natural Bridge State Park TONTO NATURAL BRIDGE 01/22 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 Like/Follow/Watch us on: 1-877-MYPARKS | Hiking Trails Park Rules Tonto Natural Bridge State Park is an outdoor park, and is susceptible to environmental hazards. • Pack out what you pack in! There are no trash cans on the trails. • Carry drinking water while hiking these trails. 2 liters of water per person is recommended when hiking. • All trails are steep and strenuous. Wear appropriate footwear. Closed-toe shoes with good ankle support provide adequate personal protection when hiking. • Stay on defined trails and routes. Follow all yellow arrows and wood signs under the Natural Bridge. Social trails degrade the natural area. Do not deviate from defined routes. • Please be cautious while hiking as rocks may fall naturally onto the trail. • Don’t climb cliffs or enter unauthorized caves. • No pets or glass containers on trails! • Please be aware that the canyon limits internet access and cell phone reception. Pine Creek Trail: An approximately 0.5mile trail (400 feet developed, and then undeveloped in the creek bottom) that leads to Pine Creek natural area and the natural bridge. Allow one hour. Waterfall Trail: A 300-ft trail with uneven steps that dead-ends at the 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 to the natural bridge 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. Fires • Keep fires in grills. 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 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. • Collecting biological or geological samples requires a permit. Do not pick flowers, take rocks, or damage trees. • Do not throw rocks in the park! • Pets are not allowed on hiking trails. The rules of this park are not limited to the rules listed above. Additional park rules may be found at 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). Wildlife Do not feed wildlife! Under ARS 13-2927, feeding wildlife is illegal, and can have a longlasting and dangerous impact on the local ecology. Be aware of rattlesnakes in the warmer months. ek Cre Pine h ! Gift Shop ! = ! Historic Building " 5 ! Picnic Area Viewpoint Junction Trailhead 4700 P Ranger Station _ ! Restroom ! # ! ! # _ ! # # # # ## # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # Date: 7/16/2021 5 ! i ! i ! i ! i ! Bridge Lot Main Lot i Wing ! East i Wing ! 5 ! \ ! 3 ! i @ ! !h ! = _ ! 3 ! Trail Code 4 0.1 Miles 3 ! 5 ! # # # 450 Kilometers 0.1 Created by: ASPT GIS Team West 1 0 AM GO PC WP WA Trail Name Anna Mae Gowan Pine Creek Walking Path Waterfall 5" ! ! 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