Alerts & Conditions

Alerts

Park Closure


 
The Arches Visitor Center

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Arches National Park is Open

Arches National Park is open daily. Because of ongoing road work, the park may close some nights in November. Read more about construction projects.

Arches Visitor Center is open daily except December 25. Operating hours change with the seasons. Read more: What time is the park open?

 
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Construction Projects

early March–early December: Extensive road construction will cause significant impacts to travel and hiking. Expect driving delays and some parking and trail closures.

Park roads may close some nights in November 2017. Read more about construction projects.

 
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NPS/Neal Herbert

Weather

Spring and fall bring pleasant weather. These are the busiest seasons in the park thanks to the mild conditions. Summers can be hot with daytime temperatures over 100 degrees. Winters can be cold, with occasional snowy or icy conditions. Get a weather forecast and see monthly average temperatures.

 
A road sign reading "Slow Congested Area" with parked cars.

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Traffic

Between March and October, long lines form at the entrance road, and parking lots at popular trailheads are often full between 9 am and 4 pm.

Read more: How can I avoid the traffic?

For more information on traffic conditions in the area around Moab and Arches National Park, visit the Utah Department of Transportation Traffic Site

 
The Devils Garden Campground with the La Sal Mountains in the background

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Campground Closure

Devils Garden Campground is closed through early December.

Read more about other camping options around Arches National Park.

 
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Road Conditions

Updated November 13, 2017.

All park roads are open. Ongoing construction may cause driving delays. Road conditions may change quickly following rain or snow.

 
A ranger leading a hike in the Fiery Furnace.

NPS/Andrew Kuhn

Ranger Programs

National park rangers offer various programs spring through fall. Check at the Arches Visitor Center for a schedule. You can also check the Calendar for special events and activities.

 
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Last updated: November 30, 2017

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

(435) 719-2299

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