Visit 3 Natural Bridges Without The Crowds At Utah's Oldest National Monument
By Courtnie Erickson|Updated on April 24, 2023(Originally published April 19, 2023)
From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
Arches National Park is not only one of the most beautiful national parks in Utah, but it is also one of the busiest. Fortunately, you can see remarkable rock formations and natural bridges in Utah without the crowds when you visit Natural Bridges National Monument in Lake Powell, UT. Here, you can spend an entire afternoon exploring this area and it’s a day trip destination that the entire family will enjoy. Grab your water bottle, sunscreen, and camera because you will get to see some spectacular views.
For more information on Natural Bridges National Monument, visit the National Park Service website. Have you ever visited these natural bridges? What did you think of Utah’s oldest national monument? We’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments! Do you have a favorite natural wonder or hiking trail in Utah? Let us know about it by submitting a nomination form and we may write about it in the future.
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