Natural Bridge, Virginia: Enchanted Castle Studios Team Field Report

Natural Bridge, VA
I-81 Natural Bridge exit 180, 1/2 mile on the right.
No public tours, but travelers can stop and look from outside the fence. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Enchanted Castle Studios
The monster-making studio of fiberglass wizard Mark Cline. Report...

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Praying mantis.

Enchanted Castle Studios

Stopped by and was lucky enough to see Mark building in his workshop. He was super kind and took time out of his day to give me a personal tour. My dog has an Instagram account (the_gryphon_mom) and he even took the time to take pictures with him.

[Dona Costlow, 08/25/2019]

Mark Cline is the best.

Enchanted Castle.

Enchanted Castle Studios

Couldn't see much from the road in winter, but still pretty cool. The alien spider now resides at Dinosaur Kingdom II down the street.

[Toki, 01/14/2017]

T.rex head and soldier.

Enchanted Castle Studios

Mark [Cline] is strange but nice. He asked if we had "the wizard's broom" so we could come in. We got a lot of good pictures, and there are a lot of interesting things inside.

[Beth, 09/11/2014]

We recognize that dummy in the T.Rex jaws -- it's what's left of a beleaguered Union soldier from Dinosaur Kingdom!

Enchanted Castle Studios

We just happened past this, on the way to another roadside attraction. The gates are closed and it is obvious that it is still not ready for the public, but you can see a couple items over the fence. He has a building permit on the gate, so perhaps he will be back soon.

[Kay, 09/09/2014]

The Enchanted Castle Studios hasn't officially been a tourist attraction for several years. It's the workshop of fiberglass artist Mark Cline, so only open when he's there, working. He usually allows people to walk around and take pictures if they ask permission.

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