• Double O Arch

    Arches

    National Park Utah

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  • Delicate Arch Viewpoint Inaccessible

    Wolfe Ranch and the hiking trail to Delicate Arch are open, but flood waters and mud have blocked the road to Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger Program
Free Junior Ranger booklets are available at the visitor center, or they may be downloaded below. Filled with fun activities, these books reveal the wonders of Arches to kids and parents alike. By completing five or more exercises, participants earn a Junior Ranger badge and signed certificate. Activities are designed for ages 6 to 12.

Junior Ranger Booklet
[5mb PDF File]

 

Explorer Packs
These packs are designed for families who like to learn together while they explore the park. They contain binoculars, a hand lens, a naturalist guide, a notebook and activity ideas. Completing at least three activities is another way to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Packs may be checked out and returned at the Arches or Island in the Sky visitor centers.

Did You Know?

Collared Lizard

Lizards, including the colorful collared lizard, are one of the most frequently seen animals at Arches. When not chasing flies or basking in the sun, they are often seen doing what appears to be push-ups. This odd dance might enhance their stereoscopic vision, helping them see what's looking back at them.