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 and 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. Read More

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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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Secure Your Timed Entry Ticket

Planning to visit Arches from April 3 to October 3, 2022? You'll need to make a timed entry reservation in advance to enter the park.

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Alerts and Conditions

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

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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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Park Store

Get books, maps, and other materials to help you plan your visit.

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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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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.

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Canyon Country Outdoor Education

Canyon Country Outdoor Education (CCOE) connects K-6 students from Grand and San Juan counties with the national parks in their backyards.

Last updated: December 14, 2021

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PO Box 907
Moab , UT 84532


435 719-2299

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