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Creelsboro Natural Bridge

Creelsboro Natural Bridge
Creelsboro Natural Bridge. Photo by M. Shields.

Creelsboro Natural Bridge is the longest natural bridge, or natural tunnel, in the Highland Rim section of the Interior Low Plateaus biophysiographic province. The occasional diversion of Jim Creek through the tunnel into the Cumberland River is an outstanding illustration of subterranean stream diversion. This is the process that formed and continues to form the bridge.

Location: Russell County, KY

Year designated: 1987

Acres: 8

Ownership: Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012