Operating Hours & Seasons

A large single story sand colored building with people walking around outside. The American flag is hung on a flagpole. Behind the building are massive red rock cliffs and a bright blue sky.
Arches Vistor Center

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Park Hours

Arches National Park is normally open year-round, 24 hours a day. 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.

Trees with leaves turning a golden yellow grow down in between two sections of steep red rock.
Cottonwoods turn a beautiful gold in the fall.

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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 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: July 24, 2021

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PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


435 719-2299

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