Natural Bridge to become state park after deed passing today - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Natural Bridge to become state park after deed passing today

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Natural Bridge, Virginia - Governor Terry McAuliffe will be at the Natural Bridge today at 1:30pm.

He will take part in the ceremonial passing of the deed, which signifies the park's transition to a state park.

Management hopes to see an increase in the number of visitors once the transition is complete.

Within the next five years, the hope is to have 500,000 visitors at the park each year.

Natural Bridge already has a big economic impact on the region and that's expected to grow with the increased traffic.

The Celebratory Program will begin at 1:30pm. The passing of the deed will happen at 2: 30pm.
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