Taking a spring RV camping trip? Natural Bridge, VA, in the Shenandoah Valley, is one of the finest destinations for scenic beauty, outdoor activities and natural wonders! Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Natural Bridge, VA and its attractions are popular with RV campers of all ages!
The Natural Bridge is listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World! The bridge, twenty stories of solid rock carved by nature, is so amazing that Thomas Jefferson purchased it from England’s King George III! It was surveyed by George Washington and crossed by Civil War soldiers, so history is alive at this natural wonder!
Close to the Natural Bridge is the Monacan Indian Native American Village complex. It’s a living history village where visitors can observe what life was like for Native Americans 300 years ago. Guides conduct presentations and answer questions. The Monacan Indians discovered The Natural Bridge and called it “The Bridge of God”.
Nearby are the Natural Bridge Caverns, which opened to the public in 1977. Visitors descend more than 34 stories underground to see several enormous rooms, lakes and stalactites and stalagmites that were formed over thousands of years.
Cedar Creek Trail, just under a mile long, includes The Natural Bridge and the Native American Village. Among the many plants and flowers you’ll see is a 1500 year old tree! Over 100 species of wildlife live along the trail, and the best times for viewing them are early in the morning and late in the evening.
In The Natural Bridge Wax Museum, you’ll see over 150 life sized figures in scenes from the history of Virginia and The Natural Bridge! You can even visit the museum’s factory and studio!
Other attractions in the area are historic Lexington, VA, the Natural Bridge Zoo, the Natural Bridge Speedway, the Virginia Safari Park, Foamhenge and, of course, the Blue Ridge Parkway!
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Natural Bridge, VA offers RV campers a great base from which to enjoy the area’s attractions and resort style activities for campers of all ages. Only 5 miles from Natural Bridge, the campground is open from March 15th to November 25th. You can make reservations online, call (800)258-9532 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Activities at Jellystone Park campground in Natural Bridge, VA include:
- Canoe or Kayak Rentals & tube rentals
- New Yogi Bear’s Water Zone featuring dual water slide & splash ground
- Lake Swimming
- paddle boat Rentals
- River Tubing
- Sandy Beach
- splash park/Water Playground
- Swimming Pool
- water slide
- Basketball Court
- Biking Trails
- game room With pool tables
- Golf Cart Rentals
- Hiking Trails
- Jumping Pillow
With so much to do and enjoy in the area, RV campers and their families are assured of an interesting and fun-filled vacation!
Before your first Spring RV camping trip, make sure your RV is in perfect working order and ready to be enjoyed! If you have any doubts, make a service appointment and have everything checked. And stock up on whatever RV parts and supplies you’ll need to make your trip more comfortable and enjoyable.