March 26, 2015
Arches National Park Resumes Temporary Closure of Climbing Routes
With the return of spring, many climbing routes or features inside Arches National Park again have been temporarily closed to rock climbing to protect sensitive wildlife species in accordance with the authority of Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 1, Section 1.5(a)(1).
March 09, 2015
Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch Parking Lot Construction Project Delayed
Phase one of a construction project to expand capacity at the Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch trailhead parking which was scheduled to begin March 2, 2015 and last through April 2015 will now begin March 23, 2015 and last through May.
February 09, 2015
Delicate Arch / Wolfe Ranch Parking Lot Construction Project to Begin in Arches National Park
Phase one of a construction project to expand capacity at the Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch trailhead parking lot is scheduled to begin March 2, 2015 and last through April 2015.
February 01, 2015
2015 Community Artist Announced
The National Park Service's Southeast Utah Group (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is pleased to announce that Katrina Lund has been selected as the 2015 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP).
January 09, 2015
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks Seek Public Input on Proposed Entrance, Campground, and Fiery Furnace Fee Increases and Congestion Management Strategies
The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposal to raise entrance, campground, and Fiery Furnace fees at Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and input regarding strategies to manage vehicle congestion.
January 05, 2015
National Parks Announce Fee Free Days for 2015
Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments join national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2015 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
December 29, 2014
Vegetation Pile Burns Planned in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
Park officials plan to burn piles of dead vegetation at Arches and the Needles district of Canyonlands between January 26, 2015 and January 29, 2015, as weather conditions allow. (Dates revised since original 12/29/14 news release)
December 12, 2014
Winter Visitor Center Hours & Closures
Arches and Canyonlands national parks are open all year, but the parks' visitor center operations change with the arrival of winter.
December 01, 2014
Community Artist in the Parks Outreach Program Announced
Serena Supplee, 2014 Community Artist in the Parks, will show artwork she created during her tenure at the Moab Information Center on December 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
November 11, 2014
Finding of No Significant Impact for Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch Project
A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch Site Plan in Arches National Park was signed by the Intermountain Regional Director on November 3, 2014.
August 26, 2014
Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch Site Plan Environmental Assessment Available for Public Review and Comment
An Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch Site Plan is now available for public review and comment.
August 20, 2014
Drones Banned in Southeast Utah National Parks
Launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft within Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments, are now prohibited.
August 18, 2014
Climbing and Canyoneering Permits Now Available Online
Free day-use permits for canyoneering and rock climbing in Arches National Park are now available online.
July 12, 2014
Artist in the Park Applications Being Accepted
The National Park Service Southeast Utah Group is now accepting applications for the 2015 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP) Program.
July 07, 2014
Fire Restrictions Announced
Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in Southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments.
June 11, 2014
Devils Garden Loop Road Construction May Result in Limited Park Access
The Devils Garden Loop Road Trailhead will be closed from Monday, June 16th through Thursday, June 26th for completion of a major renovation. If necessary to protect park resources and alleviate vehicle congestion during this project closure, access to the park may be restricted.
May 23, 2014
United States Mint to Launch Arches National Park Quarter
The official launch of the Arches National Park quarter will be Friday, June 6, 2014 with a ceremony taking place at the Arches National Park Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. Shuttle buses will transport visitors to & from the event. Visitor Center access & services will be restricted that morning.
May 23, 2014
Temporary Devils Garden Road & Trail Closure
The Devils Garden Loop Road and Trailhead in Arches National Park will be closed from Monday, June 16th through Thursday, June 26th for completion of a major renovation project.