Natural Bridges National Monument - Sipapu Bridge

Sipapu Bridge is the largest of the 3 bridges within Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah's first national monumnet established in 1908. The bridge is 220 feet/67 meters high and spans 268 feet/82 meters across. Go to Photo Collection


Photo Collection

Denver Public Library
Description Two people stand atop Sipapu Bridge in this 1905 photo. There are trees growing beneath the arch as well as on the rock ledge to the left.
Date 1905
Photographer McClure, Louis Charles
Photo Source Denver Public Library

NPS - SEUG
Description The trees below and next to the arch have grown significantly, with new ones appearing and old ones vanished. The ground below is covered with a variety of new young growth.
Date 2005
Photographer Tharnstrom
Photo Source NPS - SEUG

USGS
Description The trees from the 2005 photo still stand, and the new growth below them has increased.
Date 2013-08-19
Photographer Lemke, W.
Photo Source USGS

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