A red-rock wonderland

Visit Arches to discover a landscape of contrasting colors, land forms and textures unlike any other in the world. The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive 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.

a large, double arch with clouds overhead

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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Community Artist in the Parks

Get inspired by how local artists see the parks around Moab

a red claretcup cactus flower

Flowers of Arches

What flowers are blooming at Arches? Check our online flower guide to find out!

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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.

rock pinnacles with the milky way overhead

Preserving the Night

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

a distant person is dwarfed by a massive rock arch

Plan Your Visit

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

a tall, balanced rock

Places to Go

Learn about the major sites inside the park.

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Looking to Camp?

Devils Garden Campground is open for reservations up to six months in advance. Read about all your area camping options here.

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Safety

You should be aware of these safety concerns to make sure you have an enjoyable visit.

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Photo Galleries

View pictures from the park's photograph collection and download royalty-free, high-resolution images.

the Arches entrance road as viewed from the entrance station

Traffic and Webcams

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

Last updated: April 9, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

(435) 719-2299

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