Natural Bridge State Park

Posted by naturalbridge.park@mass.gov

Kidleisoscope for children 3-5, but all ages are welcome. Guided nature-themed lesson or story, followed by a game or craft. Bring your lunch to enjoy in the picnic area before or after the program if you'd like. Meet at Visitor Center. This is a free program, the parking fee is waived for attendees.

Natural Bridge State Park is operated by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. The DCR is steward of one of the largest state parks systems in the country. Its 450,000 acres is made up of forests, parks, greenways, historic sites and landscapes, seashores, lakes, ponds, reservoirs and watersheds.

Natural Bridge State Park is home to the only natural white marble arch in North America. According to geologists, the park's namesake natural bridge, made of 550 million year-old bedrock marble, was carved into its iconic arch by the forces of glacial melt water over 13,000 years ago. Today, the bridge spans the bubbling Hudson Brook as it twists and tumbles through a steep 60-foot deep gorge--one of the best demonstrations of glacial erosion in New England.
Inside the park, visitors can also tour an abandoned marble quarry and check out a man-made white marble dam--also the only one in North America.

We offer tours and programs Memorial Day-Columbus Day

Event Dates
Friday from Friday, August 16, 2019 through Friday, August 30, 2019
Event time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost / donation
Free
Contact
Kessa Battaini-
413-663-6392
Categories
Outdoor, Kid stuff

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