Rainbow Bridge

Largest Natural Bridge

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U.S. Postal Commemorative, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

The world’s largest natural bridge, Rainbow Bridge, is in southern Utah.  It is 275 feet across and 290 feet tall.  This sandstone wonder holds spiritual significance for various American Indian groups and was designated a national monument in 1910 by President Taft.

http://www.nps.gov/rabr/index.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rainbow_Bridge_National_Monument

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Image courtesy of Shani Murray, GVCC.  On October 1, 2013, my husband and I and six high school friends rented a houseboat on Lake Powell for a week.  On October 4th we made a side trip to Rainbow Bridge. Because of the Government shutdown of the National Parks, we had the area to ourselves for about an hour which made it a great opportunity for pictures.