New! Jefferson's Playground and Family Fun Center
Virginia Things to do for Kids
Open through December 1, 2013
Explore this new family fun center with 5,000 square feet of enjoyment and things to do for all ages. Open daily. Located in the Gift Shop building, lower level near the indoor butterfly garden. Open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily through Labor Day, then hours will vary in the fall.
Let your kids climb through Jefferson's Playground and enjoy winding slides in this custom-made play set. This new, hand-made addition to Natural Bridge was inspired by the first visitor lodge established at the Natural Bridge by its most famous owner, Thomas Jefferson. Kids can access the two-story slides through a rope ladder or rock climbing wall.A crawl-through tube connects two of the lower-level rooms.
Jefferson's Playground is a great place to stop off from a trip down I-81 to let your kids stretch their legs. Entry is included with admission.
Cedar Creek Mining Company - Gem Mining
Prospecting along the Cedar Creek comes indoors with the new Cedar Creek Mining Company at The Natural Bridge. Discover gems, fossils, arrowheads and more as kids sift through this indoor river. This is a fun way for kids to learn about geology. Entry is included with admission, gem mining bags an additional fee.
Kids can test their skill to win prizes in the state-of-the-art game center. Over 30 games include skee ball, sports games, kiddie rides, driving games, air hockey, a motion ride and much more. Entry is included with admission, game cards are extra.
Have your next birthday party in our new party room. Affordable packages include pizza, game card, slides and more. Call 540-458-3763 for rates. Click here for birthday party packages. Minimum of 8 guests.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us at 800-533-1410, email us, or use our online request form.