There are many stories associated with Rainbow Bridge. One of the most colorful is the actual discovery of the bridge by the Cummings-Douglass expedition. For an in-depth account of this discovery, follow the link to scholar Stephen Jett's fascinating article about the expedition.
Did You Know?
At Lake Powell's current level, Rainbow Bridge is not visible from the boat dock. It takes a hike ranging from one quarter to two miles, to actually see the bridge.