The Delicate Arch Viewpoint Road is closed. All other roads and trails remain open, but many trails are snowy, icy, and dangerous. Please inquire at the visitor center for the most up-to-date conditions.
Construction Update - 11/25/2013
Construction work continues at the Devils Garden parking lot, limiting parking and causing occasional delays. Visitors can avoid the area by turning around at Sand Dune Arch. More »
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.
Trails at Arches remain open all winter, though a little snow or ice can create slippery conditions. Please hike with caution.Read More
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Drinking plenty of water while visiting the desert is important even in winter. Refill your bottles at the visitor center & Devils Garden picnic area.Read More
Looking to camp?
Devils Garden Campground is 1st come/1st served in winter, and there are lots of other options in the Moab area.Read More
Canyon Country Outdoor Education connects K-6 students from Grand and San Juan counties with the national parks in their backyards.Read More
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 mid-Feb. through Nov.Read More
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.