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Historic Navajo Bridge

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 928-608-6200
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Stretching more than 750 feet in length, this graceful bridge rises 470 feet above the Colorado River.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 928-608-6200
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I would not recommend this as a destination, but if you cross it on your way to the North Rim (and you WILL cross it unless you are coming from Utah), then you must stop. The old bridge was an engineering first in its day,...More

Thank SouthSeasAmerican
Reviewed 27 August 2017

It's recommended to make a short stop near the Navajo Bridge where you can walk on the old bridge and view the new one, have a very beautiful view of Marble Canyon and Colorado River.

Thank Yair K
Reviewed 21 August 2017

An interesting (and EASY!) stop on the way to Vermillion Cliffs...and eventually the Grand Canyon. If you are a photographer, you can spend a lot of time at this location, waiting for the sun and clouds to play “just right” on the rocks, bridge and...More

Thank CheekyMonkey12
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Won't take long to visit, it is on the main road just passed Marble Canyon on the US89A so easy stop to get out and take a picture of the bridges.

Thank Tracy166
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The views you'll get looking to the North of Navajo Bridge are pretty amazing. As a person with a pathological fear of both heights and dropping an expensive item into the Colorado River, I still managed to take some decent pictures. The walk is about...More

1  Thank mentalgopher
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I had to stop due to passing on my way to the North Rim. They have a small park store. Which need more things about the bridge coffee mug more shirts. The bridge is mesmerizing was a sight to see. The Colorado river was so...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

An awesome stop off of highway 89A. You can walk across the Old Historic Navajo Bridge and gaze down 470 feet to the river below. You can read about the history of this structure at the visitor center. There are restroom facilities, shaded picnic spot...More

1  Thank ADWM
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the eastern side of the bridge. Parked in the parking lot and walked across the bridge to use the restrooms at the national monument on the other side. Great views from the bridge. Lovely to look down at the green water. Also...More

Thank Tami C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Stopped here on the way to the north rim, it was quite hot so we were only here long enough the stretch our legs and take some pics.

Thank ixtlan06
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My wife and I stopped on the way from The Grand Canyon South Rim, going to the North Rim, Great Views of the River, Saw three Condors as well. Bought some jewelry from a local and learned some history of the area.Great place to stop...More

Thank Gary L
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Anne H
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Response from mentalgopher | Reviewed this property |
I've been to the Navajo Bridge twice. The first time was before noon (around 10 a.m.) and I saw several condors. The second time was closer to late afternoon (around 4:00 p.m.) and I did not see any.