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Natural Bridge Loop

Prospect, Medford, OR 97536
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The awesome power of water and volcanos demonstrated here!

A great place to visit anytime of year as the volcanic tubes and the carving action of water are so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray T
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Central Point, Oregon
Fascinating to watch the river disappear

The upper Rogue River is my favorite place to hike. This 2.4 mile trail gives you a bit of both... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathy H
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Oregon
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A two-mile hiking path along the Rogue River in Southern Oregon.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lava tube” (11 reviews)
“union creek” (9 reviews)
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Prospect, Medford, OR 97536
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit anytime of year as the volcanic tubes and the carving action of water are so well illustrated in close proximity to each other. Easy trails to these attractions can be negotiated by anyone. A real treat just off the highway...More

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The upper Rogue River is my favorite place to hike. This 2.4 mile trail gives you a bit of both sides of the river and includes the fascinating natural bridge. This is where the river disappears underground, through a 250-ft lava tube, to reappear just...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice short walk breaking up the drive to Crator Lake. The natural bridge is interesting but the lava tubes where the water enters and exits are a bit more interesting.

Thank amber1027
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a short drive up near Union Creek from Medford. Worth every minute. Lovely walk around all the beauty of the area. Great side trip for both couples and families.

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Between Medford and Bend or Crater Lake, drivers pass by Prospect and soon the a cathedral of trees lining the highway. Before Union Creek there is Natural Bridge. A wheelchair accessible pathway takes visitors across the raging rogue river so that visitors can see the...More

Thank piratejani
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The address and map with the TripAdvisor reviews are miles and hours from the Natural Bridge Loop. We ended up in a cul de sac in a residential Medford neighborhood with the GPS declaring that we had arrived! With some internet searching we discovered that...More

1  Thank Gay O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

On our last 3 trips up to Crater Lake we always stop at Natural Bridge. The hike is short with very interesting informative sign. It's a fascinating part of the river

Thank kinsinger
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The little walk to the bridge is delightful. Then when you get to the bridge it is absolutely gorgeous breathtaking amazing. There is not enough words to describe how amazing it is. I didn't do the entire Trail I just stayed on the pavement Trail....More

1  Thank saraandmom
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The short walk that takes you to see the Rogue River disappear into a short lava tube is a pleasant walk in the woods with an excellent view of the river.

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice place to stop, enjoy the scenery and just take a quiet break along the Rogue River. A unique feature you don't find very often.

Thank Oregontraveler21
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JimandMarty
19 September 2017|
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Response from quantumstalker | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot is pretty close to the highway. More like 0.25 mile rather than 3.5. This one is easy to do as a very quick stop.
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Patti T
27 June 2017|
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Response from Volunteer82 | Reviewed this property |
This is what I would rate as an easy walk or stroll through the woods. It is all level with a very slight incline, if at all. It starts at a paved parking lot with bathroom facilities and there is an information kiosk... More
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Blake Y
14 December 2016|
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Response from canuck22SanFrancisco | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. If you like to walk, you can follow the Upper Rogue Trail to the left just before the footbridge to Natural Bridge as you walk from the parking lot. Two miles or so later you will see a trail going down towards... More
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