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 »
2013 Southeast Utah Group of National Parks Annual Pass Available December 1st
Contact: Mary Wilson, 435-719-2140
The 2013 Southeast Utah Group (Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments) Annual Pass will be available for purchase ($25) beginning December 1, 2012.
Frequent visitors to the national parks of the Southeast Utah Group have the opportunity to purchase a 2013 Annual Pass, allowing unlimited entry into all four parks within the group for up to one year.
While the annual passes will be available for purchase beginning Saturday, December 1, 2012 they are not valid for use until January 1, 2013. Passes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Individuals wishing to purchase passes for holiday gift giving may do so as long as the pass remains unsigned and invalidated. The pass will be validated upon first use by the pass purchaser or recipient at one of the four national parks of the Southeast Utah Group on or after January 1, 2013.
Passes may be purchased at the Arches Entrance Station, Canyonlands' Island in the Sky Visitor Center, and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges Visitor Centers.
Did You Know?
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...