Operating Hours & Seasons

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Arches Vistor Center

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Operating Hours

 

Park Hours

Arches National Park is open daily. Hours are limited due to an ongoing road construction project. Entrance fees apply. The park is very busy between March and October. To avoid traffic, we recommend entering the park before 8 am or after 3 pm.

 

Visitor Center Hours

 

Campground Hours

Devils Garden Campground is closed for a major construction project. It will reopen once the construction project is complete in late November or early December.

Read more about camping at Arches.

 
trees with golden leaves grow in a wash
Cottonwoods turn a beautiful gold in the fall.

NPS/Neal Herbert

 

Seasons

Spring, Summer, and Fall

The park is busiest March through October. Temperatures in spring and fall are comfortable. In summer, daytime temperatures often exceed 100°F (37°C).

Rangers offer programs spring through fall.

The visitor center is open daily.

Winter

Winter is a peaceful time, without the crowds and scorching heat of summer. Temperatures are cold, with highs averaging 30° to 50° F (-1° to 10° C).

We do not offer ranger programs in winter.

The visitor center is open daily throughout the winter, except for December 25.

 

Last updated: October 17, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

(435) 719-2299

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