• Double O Arch

    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 »

January Flowers

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FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus amphioxys

CRESCENT MILKVETCH

 


FABACEAE

(Pea Family)
Astragalus desperatus

RIMROCK MILKVETCH

 
Astragalus desperatus
    


GERANIACEAE

(Geranium Family)
Erodium cicutarium

STORKSBILL

 

Did You Know?

Detail of petroglyph panel

Native Americans never inhabited Arches on a year-round basis, though they certainly roamed the area searching for wild game, useful plants and rocks for tool-making. Petroglyphs near Wolfe Ranch are thought to have been created by Indians from the Ute/Paiute cultures. More...