By far the most popular destination on Lake Powell, Rainbow Bridge stands majestically above the clear blue water creating an awe-inspiring sight. Photographs simply cannot capture the size of this monolith. The world’s largest natural bridge, Rainbow Bridge is 290 feet tall, spans 275 feet, is 33 feet wide and 42 feet thick. It is called “Nonnoshoshi” by the Navajo people, or “rainbow turned to stone.” The stone bridge is formed of Navajo Sandstone at the top and Kayenta Sandstone at the base. Its deep spiritual significance is respected and we were asked not to walk beyond the viewing area.

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