Winter Trail Conditions
All 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 »
Secrets of Red Rock
The Discovery Channel, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation present Secrets of Red Rock: Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Southeast Utah is a land of perpetual change: from ancient seas to present day magnificent rock formations, delicate arches and soaring spires. This documentary highlights the geological marvels and cultural history of both parks, with beautiful footage of the spectacular and challenging red rock wilderness surrounding them. This 15-minute video is shown daily in the Arches Visitor Center.
Secrets of Red Rock [44mb mp4 file]
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...