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    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.

  • Safety in Bear Country

    Black bears have been seen near Devils Garden Campground. Don't lure or feed them. Dispose of trash in designated receptacles; don't leave it in bags or other soft containers. Store food in vehicles or hard containers when not being prepared or consumed. More »

Materials to Loan

Bringing your class to Arches? Consider reserving one of these ready-made kits to help guide your students' exploration of the park. Lesson plans are designed for middle-school students but most can be adapted up or down by teachers.

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  • Arches National Park

    Field Trip in a Box: Desert Adaptations

    Field Trip in a Box: Desert Adaptations

    Desert plants, birds, deer, and mountain lions exhibit diverse adaptations for desert survival.

  • Arches National Park

    Field Trip in a Box: Geologic Changes

    Field Trip in a Box: Geologic Changes

    Geologic processes cause continual change in the earth's physical features.

  • Arches National Park

    Field Trip in a Box: Microorganisms

    Field Trip in a Box: Microorganisms

    Microorganisms play a vital role in the high desert ecosystem.

Did You Know?

Close up of biological soil crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Arches and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...