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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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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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.

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.

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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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Community Artist in the Parks

Get inspired by how local artists see the parks around Moab

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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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Park Store

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

Last updated: May 27, 2021

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PO Box 907
Moab , UT 84532


435 719-2299

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