Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah.
Natural Bridges National Monument protects three massive sandstone bridges on Cedar Mesa, a plateau 6,500 feet above sea level in southeastrn Utah. Stream action over ont spans of time have cut two deep canyons into the rock formed from dunes near the shore of an ancient sea. Trails descend into the canyons near each bridge from the Monument loop drive. The scenic, nine-mile road is open all year. Each bridge can also be viewed from accessible overlooks. Several archeological sites are also visible along the scenic drive and from canyon overlooks.
Sipapu Bridge from its
west side looking northward up White Canyon.
The visitor center, open daily except major holidays, greets the traveler
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Natural Bridges National Monument is located between Blanding and Lake Powell.
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