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Natural Bridges Trailhead

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Tips from locals

Bev &  Rod
Bev & Rod
October 11, 2014
Hiking, Coyote Creek runs through a natural limestone cave in the mountain and to swim through the cavern is an adventure not like anything else.
November 26, 2019
This little gem is well worth your time if you're anything close to a nature lover. The trail is easy and the cave entrance is not worthy of the pictures taken. Bring your water shoes in case you want too swim through to the other side. *Be aware of poison oak off trail. Stop by on your way to…
November 10, 2019
Natural Bridges is a 2 mile hike down to the river. It descends 300 ft. The water is cold so, many people bring a small floatation device to get you through the tunnel. Its worth a visit in the warmer time of year. I recommend a weekday, or an early morning visit on a weekend. It gets rather crowded…
December 6, 2016
A cool swimming hole that goes through a cave
August 6, 2019
Our favorite short, one mile hike to the swimming cave of Natural Bridges is a one-of-a-kind experience. It is right before you arrive at Moaning Caverns, so worth a stop for a hike, picnic and swim through limestone caverns which the stream passes under a mountain, enjoy swimming or floating on…
August 8, 2019
Cool off by the river and enjoy all nature has to offer. Great for those who like to hike, too.
November 22, 2019
Just wow! Stunning caves and a river running through it. The hike is steep but worth it. Go early because it gets crowded
June 22, 2015
This is a great hiking destination especially in the heat of the summer. Take a dip in the cavern or swim all the way through under the natural land bridge. It is cool, literally and figuratively!

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6850 Stud Horse Flat Road
Vallecito, California 95251
Phone+1 209-536-9094
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Sunday 6:00 AM