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?
Navajo Mountain is a laccolith, an igneous mountain which never erupted. Water from the snow on top of the mountain flowed down Bridge Canyon to form Rainbow Bridge.