Alerts & Conditions



The Arches Visitor Center


Arches National Park is Open

Arches Visitor Center is open daily except December 25. Operating hours change with the seasons.

Read more: What time is the park open?

vehicles driving on a curving road.


Road Conditions

Updated February 7, 2017 - All park roads are open.

Unpaved roads may become muddy or impassable following rain.

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



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

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Construction Projects

February 21-March 30, 2017: Road crews will be working on Salt Valley Road. You may experience delays.

March-November 2017: Extensive road construction will cause significant impacts to travel and hiking. Expect driving delays and some parking and trail closures. The park will close nightly from 7 pm to 7 am. Read more about construction projects.

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



Devils Garden Campground is open daily. Between March and October, all 50 sites are usually reserved in advance; in winter, sites are available first-come, first-served. Read more about camping in and around Arches National Park.

Devils Garden Campground will be closed March 1 to October 31, 2017 due to a construction project.

A ranger leading a hike in the Fiery Furnace.


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.

The Arches Visitor Guide
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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


(435) 719-2299

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