A Rainbow Turned to Stone
Rainbow Bridge is the world's largest known natural bridge. The span has undoubtedly inspired people throughout time--from the neighboring American Indian tribes who consider Rainbow Bridge sacred, to the 300,000 people from around the world who visit it each year.
Please visit Rainbow Bridge in a spirit that honors and respects the cultures to whom it is sacred.
Swoopy Rocks and Curvy Streams
Wind, rain, ice, and ever-present water working on hard and soft sandstone: Learn more about the geologic processes that formed Rainbow Bridge.Read More
Rainbow Bridge Centennial
On May 30, 2010, the National Park Service commemorated the 100th anniversary of Rainbow Bridge becoming a National Monument.Read More
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Although Rainbow Bridge National Monument is a separate unit of the National Park Service, it is managed by Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.Read More
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.