Our Staff & Offices

Who We Are

Arches National Park is part of the Southeast Utah Group, a group of four parks that share some staffing and administrative functions. The Southeast Utah Group includes Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. Contact us.


Superintendent's Office

The superintendent is the highest official at Arches National Park, in charge of managing all park staff and operations.

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Most administrative staff work at the park administration offices south of Moab.

NPS/Chris Wonderly


The administration division manages budget, contracting, concessions and permits, human resources, park planning, property management, telecommunications, and information technology. Most administration functions are managed out of our headquarters office south of Moab.

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The facilities management division maintains buildings throughout the park.

NPS/Andrew Kuhn

Facilities Management

The Facilities Management division operates and maintains roads, trails, buildings, utilities, vehicles, and grounds. We ensure public safety in facilities. We also manage many building and rehabilitation projects attached to park facilities.

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Rangers help children complete the junior ranger program.

NPS/Andrew Kuhn

Interpretation and Visitor Services

The interpretation and visitor services division manages fee collection; the visitor center, campground, and the park's volunteer program; and signs, exhibits, social media, and websites. Park rangers in this division also present guided walks, talks, hikes, evening programs, educational activities, and other special programs.

A ranger kneels next to a measuring tape stretched across an area of bare red sand.
Resource Stewardship and Science staff monitor and study soils and vegetation in the parks.

NPS/Neal Herbert

Resource Stewardship and Science

The resource stewardship and science division studies, inventories, and monitors a wide range of park resources, including geological features, vegetation, wildlife, water, air, and historic and cultural resources. We also manage the park's archives and museum collections.

a line of people wearing bright orange helmets and shirts carrying a person in a wheeled litter down a red sandstone trail.
The visitor and resource protection division manages search and rescue activities in Arches National Park.

NPS/Kirsten Kearse

Visitor and Resource Protection

The visitor and resource protection division is responsible for law enforcement and visitor safety, emergency medical services, search and rescue, and managing the backcountry camping and climbing permitting systems.


Our Offices

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Visitor Center

The entrance to Arches National Park and Arches Visitor Center are located about five miles north of Moab, Utah, on US 191. The visitor center is open daily except December 25. Hours vary through the year. Operating hours and seasons.

Administration Offices

Most of Arches' management and administration staff have offices at the Southeast Utah Group Headquarters, 2282 Resource Blvd., just south of Moab. Administration offices are open Monday through Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm (closed federal holidays).


Our People

Read more about people at Arches National Park and the jobs they do.

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    Last updated: July 29, 2021

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    Contact Info

    Mailing Address:

    PO Box 907
    Moab, UT 84532


    435 719-2299

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