Things To Do

people stand at a paved viewpoint surrounded by high rock walls
People enjoy the view down Park Avenue.

NPS/Chris Wonderly


Whether it's your first visit or your tenth, or if you have one hour or three days, you can always find something to do at Arches. Browse these pages to figure out how you'd like to spend your time.

Auto Touring
Most visits involve driving the 18-mile scenic road.

Due to road construction, backpacking locations are limited. You may not leave a vehicle inside the park during construction.

Biking at Arches means staying on the road. Mountain bike trails abound outside the park, see for details.

The campground at Devils Garden affords phenomenal views.
NOTE: Devils Garden Campground will be closed March 1 through October 31, 2017, due to a major construction project

Learn about permits and requirements for canyoneering at Arches.

Commercial Tours
Let someone else drive and share their knowledge of the park.

Trails range from 15 minutes to 4-5 hours.

Horseback Riding
Everything you need to know about pack and saddle stock.

Learn about the best places to capture light, color, and texture.

Ranger-led Programs
Programs are offered spring through fall.

Rock Climbing
Climbing routes and regulations.

Enjoy the park after dark.

Last updated: October 12, 2017

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PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


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