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I don't know if any of you have ever seen Tonto Natural Bridge in Arizona, but it's one of the most insane places in the world. Check out this set of photos from my recent trip their.

http://www.writerinthewild.com/2012/10/the-lost-world.html


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That looks nuts!  Do you have a trail map recommendation for this area?  2-3 day trip?
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Great shots...I expect to hear the "Land of the Lost" soundtrack when viewing these photos.  Really spectacular.

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That looks nuts!  Do you have a trail map recommendation for this area?  2-3 day trip?

It's actually just a day hike kind of place and I don't know that any camping is allowed in the immediate area, but perhaps.

WOTS - really nice pics, I have been there a few times but it was before I put a focus on photography. I am now anxious to go back! A year or two ago it was under consideration to be closed due to budget shortfalls in AZ.
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Unfortunately camping is not allowed within Tonto Natural Bridge State Park... It's really just a quick day hike, but it's well worth it.

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Unfortunately camping is not allowed within Tonto Natural Bridge State Park... It's really just a quick day hike, but it's well worth it.

Kind of looks like a canyoneering type area if allowed to get into the water.  Do you have to stick to the trails?

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I'm not sure how strict they are about sticking to the trails. The main trail that runs under the natural bridge isn't a trail at all. It's a lot of scrambling and rock hoping. There are arrowhead blazes on rocks and trees and what not to keep you going in the right direction.

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