Here are answers to many common and some not-so-common questions asked by our visitors. If you feel we've left one out, please let us know!
Frequently Asked Questions
Facilities & Services
What facilities or services does Arches offer?
When is the visitor center open?
Do you accept checks?
Do you accept credit cards or debit cards?
Can I get information mailed to me?
Where can I get extra brochures?
Where can I buy an item I saw in your visitor center?
Can I get an entrance fee waiver?
Are there public phones in the park?
Will my cell phone work in Arches?
Do I need a permit to enter the park?
When is the busy time of year?
What time of day is the park busiest?
When is the best time to enter the park?
Can I see what the entrance road looks like before I visit?
Can I camp at Arches?
Can I reserve a campsite?
Where else can I camp?
What facilities does the campground have?
Can I backpack in Arches?
Where else can I go backpacking?
What about winter camping?
What's the maximum RV length in the campground?
Is there an RV dump station in the park?
Do any sites have RV hookups?
What kind of ranger programs do you offer?
When do you offer programs?
How can I get Fiery Furnace tickets?
Can I ride my ATV in Arches?
Can I fly my drone in Arches?
Can I have a wedding ceremony in Arches?
Can I scatter ashes in Arches?
Can I film a movie in Arches?
When was Arches established?
How big is the park?
What is the elevation here? At the campground? At the highest point?
How many arches are in the park?
What is the largest arch? What is the tallest arch?
How tall is Delicate Arch?
Why are the rocks red?
Why is some rock green near Delicate Arch and along Highway 191?
How much (or how little) rain falls here?
How many visitors come to Arches every year?
Last updated: December 14, 2017