• As you approach the viewing area from the docks, Rainbow Bridge peeks out from behind the cliffs.

    Rainbow Bridge

    National Monument Utah

Nature & Science

visitors at rainbow bridge

Photo: Pat George

One of the questions everyone has when they first see Rainbow Bridge is, "How did that happen?". Follow the link on the left to discover the intriguing and unique geology behind Rainbow Bridge.

Did You Know?


This "Cowboyglyph" of a steer is easy to see from the trail to the observation area. Even though this glyph was made in only the last 100 years, it is no longer appropriate to make carvings of any kind on the canyon walls. In fact, it is illegal.