Things To Do

Photographer at Tower Arch
Photographer at Tower Arch

NPS/Jacob W. Frank


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.

Effective September 6, 2016, overnight backpacking is suspended for the duration of a special project.

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

Trails range from 15 minutes to 4-5 hours.

Horseback Riding


Ranger-led Programs
Programs are offered spring through fall.

Rock Climbing

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


(435) 719-2299

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