History & Culture
While the sandstone landscapes may seem timeless and inhuman, there is a rich human history at Arches that spans over 10,000 years.
Did You Know?
Pinyon trees do not produce pine nuts every year. These delicious nuts can only be harvested every three to seven years. This irregular schedule prevents animals from adapting to an abundance of pine nuts and guarantees that at least some nuts will become new trees instead of a quick meal.