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Natural Bridges National Monument

Box 1, Blanding, UT
435-692-1234 Ext 16
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Blanding
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, National Parks
Activities: Hiking
Description: The natural bridges in this remote area are best visited on a nine-mile, one-way loop road.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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164 reviews 164 reviews
50 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The drive to the Natural Bridge Monument is neat when you drive through a cut that was blasted out of the ridge just for the road. There is an 8 mile loop with numerous pull offs to photograph the three natural bridges and other natural sites.

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Easley, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

These three rock formations are easy to view with little walking, some more than others. The surrounding scenery is as fascinating as the bridges themselves. Enjoyed the drive very much.

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Magna, Utah
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Natural Bridges National Monument was so great! We loved it! There were beautiful natural bridges and ancient Native American ruins. We hiked the short distance to see the Horsecollar Ruin. It was an easy hike with amazing views. There were several hikes in the monument, but we didn't have time to do them. We'd like to go back there and... More

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We hiked the canyon floor, a six hour journey to the three natural bridges there. A bit of a slog at times but the scenery had a certain Indiana Jones/Jurrasic Park feel about it as well. What I mean by that is the sense that you are exploring places untouched by human feet and almost anything could be hiding around... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a great park! The natural bridges are easily accessible for all unlike Arches National Park. We loved it.

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Adirondack, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

When camping in April at the Natural Bridges National Monument one day I spent hiking a loop visiting three bridges. Early in the morning I started my hike at the Owachomo Bridge trailhead. The parking is huge but there is no restroom. The trail starts as a paved wide path but only for a very short distance to the view... More

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Juba, South Sudan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Not so many visitors like other areas, but a great area to visit and hike and walk around.. We loved it!

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Potsdam, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Rugged, challenging views and trails for those that have the time. MUch smaller than Arches or Canyon Land but the 3 bridges you see are well worth the trip there.

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wilds of New Jersey
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54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a worthwhile stop: 3 natural bridges, each visible from its own scenic overlook, and each also accessible from its own trail to the base. The overlooks are all along a one-way loop road through the park. The 3rd trail is the most easily travelled. There is a small visitor's center, with helpful rangers on duty. Note: the drive... More

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Perth , Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Natural bridges National Monument is 50km or so out of Blanding. It is a smallish park. It has a one way road system. The first two bridges, Sipapu Bridge and Kachina Bridge, are set deep in the canyon and not fully visible from the rim. The hike to them is quite difficult. The last bridge, Qwachomo Bridge, is more... More

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