Arches National Park has many areas that are accessible for people with physical or mobility concerns. The park scenic drive passes many notable arches and rock formations that are visible from the road. This page provides details on accessible activities and facilities.
Programs and Tours
Rangers offer programs spring through fall.
Fiery Furnace Hikes
Rangers lead hikes through the Fiery Furnace daily spring through fall. Reservations are required. These hikes are physically demanding and require walking and climbing on uneven surfaces, along narrow ledges above drop-offs, and in loose sand. There are gaps you must jump across and narrow places that you must squeeze into and pull yourself up and through. In some places, you must hold yourself off the ground by pushing against the sandstone walls with your hands and feet.
Devils Garden Campground
Two sites at Devils Garden Campground are accessible for people with disabilites or limited physical mobility. The majority of the accessible sites are paved, making it easy to navigate with a wheelchair. The tent pad is dirt, but the rest of the area surrounding the picnic table, grill, and fire ring is paved. There is an accessible bathroom nearby.
All toilets at Devils Garden Campground are accessible.
There is no pay phone at the campground. The only pay phones in the park are at Arches Visitor Center.
The amphitheater has a designated parking area. The sidewalk to the amphitheater is paved. The ground surface at the amphitheater is gravel. Benches are available.
There are no paths through the campground. Travel through the campground is via the paved road, which has steep slopes, speed bumps, and drainage ditches. Wheelchairs may require assistance navigating the campground road.
Trails and Facilities
These areas are accessible to wheelchairs. All toilets in the park are accessible. Some trails are considered barrier free, which may contain minor obstacles, steeper grades, temporary washouts, and may require assistance. Rain and snow may cause ruts or other obstacles on the trail.
Last updated: September 18, 2019