Operating Hours & Seasons
Arches is open year-round, 24 hours a day. The visitor center is open every day except December 25th, though its hours of operation change with the seasons.
Current visitor center hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Did You Know?
The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Arches and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...