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 »
Arches National Park Announces Winter Visitor Center Hours
Contact: Mary Wilson, 435-719-2140
Arches National Park is open all year, but the park's visitor center's hours of operation change with the arrival of winter.
The Arches National Park Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. this winter, except for Christmas Day when it will be closed.
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.