Operating Hours & Seasons

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

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Operating Hours

 

Park Hours

Arches National Park is open daily. Nighttime closures are possible in November and December 2017 due to a 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 early January.

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: November 13, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

(435) 719-2299

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