Triumphal Arch, Grand Canyon Colorado River

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Triumphal Arch

Look up while rafting down the Colorado River in the lower section of Grand Canyon and you’ll witness the Triumphal Arch, a formation created by powerful forces of nature. Read More

  • At mile 257 of the Colorado River, you’ll see the Triumphal Arch
  • It’s a testimonial to the forces of nature within Arizona’s Grand Canyon
  • Look up to catch of glimpse of this natural wonder
  • Get a river guide to take you down the Colorado so you can enjoy such sights

What is Triumphal Arch?

Of all triumphal arches, the Triumphal Arch that stands majestically above the Colorado River in Grand Canyon is a breathtaking example of wind and erosion. Suspended above the river, this sandstone arch was carved by the forces of nature in the lower canyon.

Although the rushing water you are traveling through may be a distraction, you should make it a point to try and catch a glimpse of this arch carved in the sandstone rocks. It’s a testimonial to the power of Mother Nature and the Arizona climates.

Where is Triumphal Arch?

You will see the Triumphal Arch at mile 257 as you raft the Colorado in Grand Canyon National Park.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

Contact one of the numerous river-rafting guides in and around Grand Canyon National Park for more information about rafting the Colorado River through the canyon. You may also call Grand Canyon National Park at (928) 638-7888.

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