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Rainbow Bridge

Address: Lake Powell, UT
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Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Backpacking
Owner description: One of the seven natural wonders of the world.
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Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Backpacking
Owner description: One of the seven natural wonders of the world.
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Logan, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A must-see attraction at Lake Powell. With current water levels, the monument is about a mile hike on a sandy trail. Flip-flops are okay, shoes or strapped-heel sandals are better. Read the signs to understand the history of Rainbow Bridge. If you are traveling by small boat (which most people do), it is best to go in the early morning... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We arrived late in the evening so it had few visitors and was very quiet. Hiked around a bit. Read the history of it

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We visited by houseboat in July. We left from bullfrog and made it there in 2 days but we did stop a few time. The water was really down so after you tie up at the dock it is a good mile walk. Once you get there though it is worth it! We took great pictures and talked with the... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Pull in by boat. Tie up, swim across, climb the trail and there's an awesome cliff to jump from. A memory that won't fade.

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Provo, Utah
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60 reviews 60 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You have to get here by boat, and we left from Bullfrog Marina and made several stops along the way. There's a dock to tie-up here, but when we arrived, it was pretty crowded, so we had to work pretty hard to find a space. There's a nice (for its location) restroom just off the dock. It's a bit over... More 

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Ottumwa, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It takes around two hrs by ship/boat from lake Powell resort. After getting down, we walked almost 2KM to reach rambow bridge. We went there in June and weather was hot and humid.Walking on sand up to some distance was really tough. We reached there after 20 to 30 minutes of walk and captured some memorable snapshots with family.

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
62 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Rainbow Bridge is not that readily accessible. By that, I mean you do not just drive up and jump out of your car to see it. You can either indulge yourself in a long hike across Navajo land (permit required) or, as we did, hire a boat for the day from Page, Arizona, and head across Lake Powell. It is... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Rainbow Bridge is truly amazing. Read the pamphlet you are given before going. It's full of fun facts and is terrific for kids. We went with kids ages 5-12 and it was awesome. There is a park ranger at the base of the bridge that has a photo book with the original pictures of the bridges discovery and it's unique... More 

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Strasbourg, France
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59 reviews 59 reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

First up, Rainbow Bridge is a wonderful place and you should go and see it! There's a ranger on site - knows a lot of stories about the place (anyway, the one we saw, did). We went there with the Aramark cruise and that's not a good option. As others have said there's a problem with the seating space and... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We spent a week on a houseboat on Lake Powell. This was the most beautiful arch I have ever seen. Took some beautiful pictures which were blown up and hang on my wall. The whole trip was wonderful and I would recommend it as a great family adventure.

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