• Double O Arch


    National Park Utah

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Arches National Park is located in southeast Utah:
  • 5 miles north of Moab, Utah
  • 110 miles southwest of Grand Junction, Colorado
  • 236 miles south of Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 360 miles southwest of Denver, Colorado
  • 350 miles north of Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim

Travel by Plane
Commercial airlines serve Grand Junction, Moab and Salt Lake City.

Travel by Bus
Nationwide bus service is available to Green River, Utah (50 miles from Moab) and Grand Junction.

Travel by Train
Amtrak stops at Grand Junction and Green River.

Shuttles & Taxis
Commercial van services and taxis operate between Grand Junction, Moab and other destinations.For additional information on transportation options in and around Moab, contact the Grand County Travel Council.

Getting Around the Park
Most visits to Arches involve traveling by vehicle along the scenic drive, which provides access to many viewpoints and trailheads. More...

Do you plan to travel to the park in an alternative fuel vehicle? If so, good for you! Your actions help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce petroleum use. Plan your trip with the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy.

Did You Know?

proposed wilderness

Nearly 96% of Arches is recommended for wilderness designation. Though the recommendation has not been approved by Congress, the park is required to manage those 73,312 acres as though they were formally designated wilderness. More...