Grand Canyon History & Museums: Navajo Bridge, Colorado River in Arizona

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Navajo Bridge

The Navajo Bridge crosses the Colorado River on Highway 89, taking you from the South Rim to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and providing some marvelous views.

  • Enjoy the views of Marble Canyon from the Navajo Bridge
  • You may get a glimpse of the rare California condor
  • Wildlife is abundant in the region
  • View the historic and interpretive displays at the Interpretive Center on the north side of the bridge
  • Not far from the Grand Canyon

What can I see and do at Navajo Bridge?

  • Views: Navajo Bridge Arizona is the perfect place to enjoy views of Marble Canyon. If you aren’t afraid of heights, you will stand there towering over the Colorado River and get views of Vermilion and Echo Cliffs.
  • Wildlife and Bird Watching: It’s very likely you’ll spot the rare California condor flying the blue skies around Navajo Bridge. Perhaps you will also catch glimpses of antelope, squirrels, badgers or raccoons.
  • Interpretive Center: On the north side of the bridge, stop in the interpretive center to see some historical displays. You can also pick up a memento of your visit at the gift shop.

Where is Navajo Bridge?

The Navajo Bridge AZ can be reached from Grand Canyon National Park by taking Highway 64 from the South Rim to Highway 89. Going north, you will come to the Bridge crossing 89 and can park to use the pedestrian section of the bridge.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

If you need more information about Navajo Bridge, call the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area at (928) 608-6200.