Basic Information

a distant view of a red rock wall with large arches in it
The Windows from a distance

NPS/Jacob W. Frank


Welcome to Arches


Entrance Fees:

Entrance Passes:

Plan on spending at least a few hours in the park, exploring the scenic drive and several of the viewpoints and short trails. If time permits, longer hikes lead to many spectacular rock formations, or consider attending a ranger-led program to learn more about this special place. Guided walks and/or evening programs occur daily, spring through fall.

Operating Hours & Seasons
Park and visitor center hours for different times of the year.

Fees & Passes
Find out what park fees you should expect during your visit.

Permits & Reservations
Obtain permits for certain activities, or reserve a tour or campsite.

Traffic & Travel Tips
Get suggestions for how to avoid the most crowded times of year (or day).

Weather in the high desert can be changeable; prepare for a wide range of conditions.

Activities with pets at Arches are very limited.

Few goods and services are available within the park, but the town of Moab is only ten minutes away.

Arches has a 50-site campground. There are also many campgrounds in the area around the park.

Last updated: January 31, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


(435) 719-2299

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