Declared a National Monument in 1908, three majestic natural bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home. These massive land bridges invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Managed by the National Parks Service, the are a variety of things to do such as:
Hike
Round Trip
mi / km
Elevation Change
ft / m
Hiking
Time
Bridge Hikes
Sipapu 1.2 / 1.9 500 / 152 1 hr
Kachina 1.4 / 2.3 400 / 122 1 hr
Owachomo 0.4 / 0.6 180 / 55 30 min
Loop Hikes
Sipapu-Owachomo 8.6 / 13.8 500 / 152 4-6 hours
Sipapu-Kachina 5.6 / 9.0 500 / 152 2-4 hours
Kachina-Owachomo 5.4 / 8.7 400 / 122 2-4 hours
Horsecollar Ruins 0.6 / 1.0 30 / 9 30 min
National Park Service Natural Bridges National Monument
HC-60 Box 1
Lake Powell, UT 84533
(435) 692-1234 x16
www.nps.gov/arch
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Natural Bridges
Kachina Bridge.
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Rock Squirrel.
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Horse Collar Ruins.
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Hike to Sipapu Bridge.
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Sipapu Bridge.
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Sipapu Bridge.
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Owachomo Bridge.
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Owachomo Bridge.
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Owachomo Bridge.
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Sipapu Bridge in Winter.
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Winter Hike to Sipapu Bridge.
Natural Bridges
Winter Hike to Sipapu Bridge.
Photos by EMKotyk