Golden Spike National Historic Site

P.O. Box W, Brigham City, UT 84302
(801) 471-2209
Marks joining of America's first transcontinental railroad. Final spike driven here in 1869, uniting Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads. Visitor center, interpretive programs, picnicking.
Location: 32 miles west of Brigham City.
Accommodations: Meals and lodging in Brigham City and Tremonton.

Natural Bridges National Monument
Box 1, Lake Power, UT 84533
(801) 259-5174
Sipapu, Kachina, Owachomo--stream-eroded bridges with lyrical names. From 180 to 268 feet in span and 9 to 93 feet thick. Prehistoric pictographs. Visitor center, campground, exhibits, hiking, nature trails, picnicking, scenic view.
Location: 40 miles west of Blanding via Utah 95.
Accommodations: Meals and lodging in Blanding.

Rainbow Bridge National Monument
c/o Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Box 1507, Page, AZ 86040
(602) 645-2511
World's greatest natural bridge. Symmetrical arch of salmon-pink sandstone rises 290 feet above the gorge. Camping nearby, picnicking, boating, boat tours by concessionaires. Scenic flights from Page.
Location: Reached by trail from the base of Navajo Mountain (15 miles): also by from Lake Powell in Glen Canyon Recreation Area. Accommodations: Meals and lodging in Page. Camping in Glen Canyon NRA. Camping or overnight tie-ups at the docks NOT allowed within the monument.

Timpanogos Cave National Monument
R.R.3, Box 200, American Fork, UT 84003-9803
(801) 756-5239
The Colorful limestone cavern on the side of Mount Timpanogos is noted for helictites, glasslike formations that grow in all directions and shapes.
Location: Salt Lake City area. Take I-15 south to Utah 92.