A red rock wonderland

Visit Arches and discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks. This red rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.

Features

a photo of Delicate Arch with a construction sign

Current Conditions

What's happening at Arches? Find out about road conditions and construction projects that might affect your visit.

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Turret Arch trail with snow

Winter Hiking

Trails at Arches remain open all winter. A little snow or ice can create slippery conditions, so use traction devices to prevent falling.

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no drones sign

Know before you go

It is your responsibility to know park regulations when you visit.

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Join our Friends Group

Friends of Arches & Canyonlands Parks

The Bates Wilson Legacy Fund honors a former park superintendent and provides direct support to the National Parks and Monuments in southeast Utah.

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Got water?

Got water?

Hydration is essential for health. Drink 4L (1 gal) of water a day in the desert. Refill at the visitor center & Devils Garden campground.

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Ready for a squeeze?

Ready for a squeeze?

Thinking about joining a Fiery Furnace tour? Watch a video and see what to expect on this popular, three-hour hike offered April through September.

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Looking to camp?

Looking to camp?

Devils Garden Campground requires advance reservation March-October, but there are lots of other options in the Moab area.

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Common paintrush

What's blooming?

A crackle of red, a cascade of blue... Wildflowers enliven desert landscapes. Check out the online Flower Guide to see what's blooming now.

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Canyon Country Outdoor Education instructor

C.C.O.E.

Canyon Country Outdoor Education connects K-6 students from Grand and San Juan counties with the national parks in their backyards.

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