A red-rock wonderland

Discover a landscape of contrasting colors, land forms, and textures unlike any other. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive rock fins, and giant balanced rocks. This red-rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.

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Visiting in Winter

Winter is a quiet time to visit Arches. Read more about planning your visit in winter months.

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Reserve your Ticket

Visiting Arches? From April 1 to October 31, visitors are required to have a timed entry ticket to enter the park.

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Plan Like a Park Ranger - Top 10 Tips

Where should I begin? What should I see? Start here to plan your visit.

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Alerts and Conditions

Get the latest conditions at the park including current COVID-19 operational updates.

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Campground Reservations

You can reserve campsites during peak season up to six months in advance. Check here for information and other area camping options.

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Traffic and Webcams

You may experience heavy visitation and traffic spring through fall. Check webcams, and read more about traffic conditions in the park.

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Plan Your Visit

Everything you need to know about your visit to Arches

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Preserving the Night

Arches preserves the spectacular night sky thanks to low light pollution and excellent air quality.

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The Geology of Arches National Park

Why are there so many arches here? How do they form? Learn all about the geology and the famous namesake features of Arches National Park.

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Cultural History

Learn about historic and current tribal connections to Arches National Park.

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Learn about the park's plant and animal life, geology, ecosystems, and other natural features.

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Learn about the variety of plants that live at Arches.

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Take a Hike!

Arches has popular trails ranging in length from a few hundred yards to more than 7 miles. Find the right one for you.

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Be a Junior Ranger

Learn about the park and have fun during your visit! You can earn a badge for completing a junior ranger book.

Last updated: January 29, 2024

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PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


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