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 »
Arches Flower Guide
Wondering what flowers you might have seen during your visit to Arches? Look no further! Using the online Arches Flower Guide, you can explore the area's flowers by bloom month, color, name and more by clicking on one of the categories below.
Please help us protect the flowers by staying on trails, rocks, or in washes. Biological soil crust is a living ground cover that is critical for plant life in the park. Stepping on sand anywhere off a trail destroys this crust. Collection of plants is prohibited.
The duration of the flowering season depends on precipitation and varies from year to year.
Did You Know?
Edward Abbey worked as a seasonal park ranger at Arches in the late 1950s. His 1968 memoir of this experience, "Desert Solitaire," has become a classic of desert literature.