Operating Hours & Seasons

people look at exhibits mounted on red stone walls outside a reddish stone building
Arches Vistor Center

NPS/Neal Herbert


Operating Hours


Park Hours

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

Visitor Center - Arches Visitor Center

Arches Visitor Center is open year-round. The building is open daily except for December 25. Hours vary by the season. Restrooms, drinking water, and outdoor exhibits are available 24 hours a day.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 


Campground Hours

Devils Garden Campground is open year-round.

Read more about camping at Arches.

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Cottonwoods turn a beautiful gold in the fall.

NPS/Neal Herbert



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: November 4, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


(435) 719-2299

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