A “gorge-us” day indeed. “Us” enjoying the day at the “gorge”. The Royal Gorge that is! Tip: Ride the gondola to the other side of the gorge FIRST, then walk downhill to the bridge. It’s much less strenuous than walking up the steep hill from the bridge to the gondola. The Royal Gorge Bridge spans 1,260 feet and is situated 1,053 above the Arkansas River, making it the highest suspension bridge in the United States. Discover more...