Tonto Natural Bridge Locator Map

Elevation 4,530 feet   Fees

Contact the Park:
(928) 476-4202
Tonto Natural Bridge
P.O. Box 1245
Payson, AZ 85547
10 mi. N of Payson on Hwy 87


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Nearest Services: 8 miles

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Park's Speed Code: 4244#


Park Entrance Fees:
Adult (14+): $7.00
Youth (7–13): $4.00
Child (0–6): FREE

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Friends Group

Friends of Tonto Natural Bridge

Friends of Tonto Natural Bridge, dedicated to preservation & enhancement

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Help us protect this unique feature for generations to come. Please follow all park rules when visiting Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Note: There is no public telephone, cell phones signals, or internet access at the park.

Park Rules

  • Littering is unlawful; tossing your cigarette butts on the ground is littering.
  • High Fire Danger occurs every summer; during these times, smoking is restricted to the parking lots and charcoal fires are prohibited while propane stoves are okay.
  • Pets are allowed on the park but we suggest leaving them at home. If you bring a pet, you are restricted to parking level and viewpoints and they must be kept on a 6 foot controlled leash at all times; Pets are not allowed on park trails. Pets cannot be left unattended during your visit.
  • Rock throwing is not allowed on the park and take care while hiking down the trails as rock may fall naturally from the steep cliffs above.
  • Swimming and wading is prohibited under the Natural Bridge; passive water play is available upstream and downstream from the Bridge. 
  • The Park possesses numerous natural hazards; please use caution while visiting the park.
  • No glass containers on the trails.
  • Good shoes, with ankle support are ideal. Flip-flops, sandals, and high heels are not good shoes to wear at Tonto Natural Bridge.
  • 2 liters of water per person are highly recommended; 1 for the way down and 1 for the way back.

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