The stark landscape enhances the bridge's beauty. Note the change in color from Jurassic Cedar Mesa Sandstone on the desert floor to Triassic Moenkopi Formation on the buttes.
Lake Powell was formed by the Glen Canyon Dam about 80 miles south of Hite and a marina was built at the northern tip of Lake Powell in Hite. However, years of drought have shrunk the lake and left the marina stranded.
Arch Bridges: The Hite (Colorado River) Bridge by Mark Yashinsky is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.