Trip Planner:   USA  /  Arizona  /  Page  /  Nature  /  Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Page

(4.7/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
One of the world's largest natural bridges, Rainbow Bridge National Monument spans 71 m (234 ft) in the isolated foothills of Navajo Mountain. Though known for centuries by Native Americans who held the bridge scared, and sighted by trappers, prospectors, and cowboys in the 1800s, the existence of this massive sandstone bridge was not made public knowledge until 1909. To reach it, take a boat trip on Lake Powell, followed by a 1.6 km (1 mi) hike from the dock that crosses rugged terrain. Both the bridge and the trail are on Navajo tribal lands, and the National Park Service asks visitors to be respectful of this. It is not illegal to approach or walk under the arch, but the Park Service requests that you stay in the viewing area. Add Rainbow Bridge National Monument to your Page travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Page vacation route planner.
Create a full Page itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Page

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Page by other users

8 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Las Vegas, Page & Peach Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM MALTA July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in United States BY A USER FROM TAIWAN August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM THAILAND August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Page BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Arizona BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Page BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • You can get here only by hiking a couple of days OR by taking a boat ride of about 50 miles one way. This means that less than 100,000 people on the planet visit it each year. You can catch a boat tou...  more »
  • Took Lake Powell boat cruise to see Rainbow Bridge. This is an incredible sight to witness. From the boat it is 1 mile hike in to the Rainbow Bridge and it is well worth it. The hike is not to hard to...  more »
  • Another of the wonders that cannot visit at the page stop, is a beauty see this Rainbow Bridge, it is very beautiful... to get to the you can take tours of the lake powell where they take you to visit this beautiful place!
    View original
Google
  • A goal for boat renters coming up from Wahweap (50 miles of scenic canyon style boating) the Rainbow Bridge is a must stop. Be cautious as the boating becomes very narrow and no wake signs were missing as we were coming in the narrow but scenic canyon. Houseboats and tour boats still manage to get back to the dock for the short hike to the monument. We were there on an October Saturday and had to wait about 15 minutes for a place to dock. But the short 1 mile hike was worth it to see the monument. Restrooms are also available at the dock.
  • Hello. My granddaughter would love to see Rainbow Bridge but would prefer to hike to it instead of arriving on a boat and go on a tour. She is 17. Can ANYONE help us regarding finding a group that will also hike there or know how we can arrange for someone to assist us with our hike? Also, when we do hike this area, where do we start from and how long will it take for us to get to Rainbow Bridge from the starting point of the hike? We are arriving on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Your assistance is GREATLY appreciated!
  • Accessible only by water Rainbow Bridge is one of my favorite arches in southern Utah. If you can take a tour from wahweap marina, that's great, but the best way to see it is to kayak up and enjoy the moment without the crowds. There's also a dinosaur track near by so keep your peepers peeled.
  • The boat tour is fun, but I was fortunate enough to backpack in with a group. The only way you can see the other side of the monument. Incredible.
  • It is a magical and spiritual place and I'm not into all that stuff normally. If you decide to rent a boat and drive there yourself you better drive fast. It took us 3 hours to get there and 3 hours back. Plus plan on at least a 20 minute hike there and 20 back. But the payoff is immense. Plus make sure the navigator can read a map as the cliffs can be deceiving. The waves can are choppy especially in bad weather. Its hard work to get there but it was worth it.