arches national park Trails

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Park Avenue Trail: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

If you are traveling past Arches National Park and only have time for one quick hike, then this is the one for you. The 2-mile out-and-back hike includes popular rock formations like the Three Gossips, the Courthouse Towers, Queen Nefertiti and Queen

Park Avenue: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A scenic stroll in the shadow of nature’s skyscrapers. The Park Avenue Trail is most aptly named for New York City’s famous street. Early travelers noticed a similarity between these sandstone spires and the famous skyscrapers along New York’s Park

Arches National Park: Park Avenue :: Moab, UT

A scenic stroll in the shadow of nature’s skyscrapers. The Park Avenue Trail is most aptly named for New York City’s famous street. Early travelers noticed a similarity between these sandstone spires and the famous skyscrapers along New York’s Park A

Delicate Arch Trail: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

This 3.4-mile out-and-back hike in Arches National Park is considered a classic and is probably the most popular hike in the park. Delicate Arch sits 1.7 miles from the trailhead and attracts numerous park-goers because of its sheer beauty and the un

Arches National Park Trails :: Moab, UT

Arches National Park is located 5 miles north of Moab. Of the five national parks in Utah, Arches is the one most dominated by domesticated “frontcountry.” Nevertheless, park administrators now estimate that more than 70,000 acres have wilderness cha

Balanced Rock: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A very easy walk to the base of a fragile, picturesque rock formation. This is a short hike, perfect for travelers who would like to stretch their legs without working up a big sweat. You can see Balanced Rock and read about it on an interpretive dis

Windows Primitive Loop: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

Three fantastic arches along a short, scenic trail. The scenery is sensational on this short hike, but don’t expect to have it to yourself. Almost everybody who comes to the park hikes up to see these spectacular arches. When you hear somebody talk

Double Arch: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A short walk to and under a spectacular arch. The short, mostly flat hike to Double Arch goes through scattered junipers and oaks. In the spring you might see Utah’s state flower, the sego lily, a large, single, cream-colored flower. The trail is w

Delicate Arch: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A moderately difficult and very heavily used route to the world’s most famous arch. If you’ve ever seen a postcard or poster of Arches National Park, you’ve probably seen Delicate Arch. This amazing arch has become the symbol of Arches National P

Fiery Furnace: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A ranger-guided tour of a rare desert environment. To see the Fiery Furnace area of Arches National Park, you should take a ranger-led tour. You can explore the area by yourself with a hiking permit obtained at the park’s visitor center, but I highly

Sand Dune Arch: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A very short, sandy route to one of the park’s most famous arches. Sand Dune Arch is an easy, short walk nicely suited for groups with children. Even on a hot day, kids will love this place.

Broken Arch: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A short loop trail through a big arch. The trail goes through sand dunes and slickrock on its way to Broken Arch. In places the trail isn’t well defined, but well-placed cairns make it easy to follow all the way. The trail goes right through Broken A

Skyline Arch: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A very easy walk to a large arch. True to its name, Skyline Arch dominates the horizon for most of the trip. When you get there, you can see where a mammoth boulder fell out of the arch on a cold November night in 1940, greatly enlarging the size o

Devils Garden Primitive Loop: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

The longest, most difficult hike in Arches National Park. If you take the Primitive Loop Trail and all short spur trails to nearby arches and other features, this becomes the longest maintained trail in Arches National Park. It’s also one of the most

Tower Arch: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A moderate hike to one of the remotest arches in the park. Tower Arch is a short but rugged hike, or as indicated by the sign at the trailhead, a primitive trail, and the NPS considers it “strenuous.” To avoid an afternoon thunderstorm, which makes t

Landscape Arch: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

A short stroll to the longest arch in the park, plus a short side trip to two more large arches. The hike to Landscape Arch is akin to the trip to Delicate Arch. It’s one of those must-see features of Arches National Park. Landscape Arch has an op

Arches National Park: Devils Garden :: Moab, UT

Hike into a red-rock paradise full of wind-and-water sculptures that seem to defy gravity. To see the widest variety of ways in which wind and water can morph a crack in sandstone into a physics-confounding arch, hit the Devils Garden Trail. No fewer

Arches National Park: Delicate Arch :: Moab, UT

Climb a massive slickrock ribbon and stand beneath one of the park’s most iconic landmarks on this 3.1-mile out-and-back. Of the 2,000-plus sandstone hoops that adorn this park, Delicate Arch is the most famous, and it remains remarkably unchanged by

Delicate Arch Trail: Arches National Park :: Moab, UT

This 3.4-mile out-and-back hike in Arches National Park is considered a classic and is probably the most popular hike in the park. Delicate Arch sits 1.7 miles from the trailhead and attracts numerous park-goers because of its sheer beauty and unique

Arches National Park :: La Sal, UT

Arches National Park, a 73,234-acre wonderland of sandstone fins, towers, ribs, gargoyles, hoodoos, balanced rocks, and arches northwest of Moab, protects the largest collection of arches in the world. Over 2, 000 arches with at least one side 3 or m

Arches National Park: Delicate Arch :: Moab, UT

A moderately difficult and very heavily used route to the world’s most famous arch. If you’ve ever seen a postcard or poster of Arches National Park, you’ve probably seen Delicate Arch. This amazing arch has become the symbol of Arches National Par

Arches National Park: Landscape Arch :: Moab, UT

A short stroll to the longest arch in the world, plus a short side trip to two more large arches. The hike to Landscape Arch is akin to the trip to Delicate Arch. It’s one of those must-see features of Arches National Park. Drive north into the park

Arches National Park: Tower Arch :: Moab, UT

A moderate hike to one of the most remote arches in the park. Tower Arch is a short but rugged hike, or as indicated by the sign at the trailhead, a primitive trail, and the NPS considers it “strenuous.” To avoid an afternoon thunderstorm, which make

Arches National Park: Fiery Furnace :: Moab, UT

A ranger-guided tour of a rare desert environment. To see the Fiery Fur nace area of Arches National Park, you can take a ranger-led tour. You can explore the area by yourself with a hiking permit obtained at the park’s visitor center, but it is hi

Arches National Park: Balanced Rock :: Moab, UT

A very easy walk to the base of a fragile, picturesque rock formation. This is a short hike, perfect for travelers who would like to stretch their legs without working up a big sweat. You can see Balanced Rock and read about it on an interpretive d

Arches National Park: Windows Primitive Loop :: Moab, UT

Three fantastic arches along a short, scenic trail. The scenery is sensational on this short hike, but don’t expect to have it to yourself. Almost everybody who comes to the park hikes up to see these spectacular arches. When you hear somebody talk

Arches National Park – Hittle Bottom Campground :: Moab, UT

Enjoy the spectacular sights, from the verdant riparian riverway to the soaring sandstone spires.

Skyline Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Skyline Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5,175 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 90 feet. The trail ends near

Tunnel Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Tunnel Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 311 feet long and begins at 5,161 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 21 feet. The trail ends near t

Delicate Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Delicate Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 4,302 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevation gain of 773 feet. Near the trailh

Pine Tree Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Pine Tree Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5,162 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 106 feet. The trail ends near t

Broken Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Broken Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 5,198 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 490 feet. Juniper Basic and a

Copper Ridge Jeep Route :: Arches National Park, UT

Copper Ridge Jeep Route is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 13.0 miles long and begins at 4,332 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 424

Convert Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Convert Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Lost Spring Canyon Wilderness Study Area and Arches National Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 5,076 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a total e

Sand Dune Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Sand Dune Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5,186 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 137 feet. Near the trailhe

Petroglyph Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Petroglyph Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 4,310 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 19 feet. The trail ends near t

Private Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Private Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 5,265 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 123 feet. The trail ends nea

Partition Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Partition Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5,446 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 83 feet. The trail ends ne

Cover of Caves Viewpoint Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Cover of Caves Viewpoint Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 323 feet long and begins at 5,125 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 35 feet. The Cove

Devil's Garden Main Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Devil's Garden Main Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is two miles long and begins at 5,233 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,222 feet. The Devil

Navajo Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Navajo Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5,444 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 84 feet. The trail ends near

Lower Delicate Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Lower Delicate Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 316 feet long and begins at 4,346 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 23 feet. Delicate Arch

Landscape Arch Viewpoint Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Landscape Arch Viewpoint Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 233 feet long and begins at 5,240 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 15 feet. The trai

Black Arch Viewpoint Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Black Arch Viewpoint Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 104 feet long and begins at 5,451 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 29 feet.

Double O Arch Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Double O Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 117 feet long and begins at 5,460 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 89 feet. The trail ends near

Willow Springs Road :: Arches National Park, UT

Willow Springs Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 7.6 miles long and begins at 5,065 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,148 f

Windows Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Windows Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 5,201 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 220 feet. The North Window attrac

Devil's Garden Primitive Loop :: Arches National Park, UT

Devil's Garden Primitive Loop is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 5,460 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,317 feet. The t

Upper Delicate Arch Viewpoint Trail :: Arches National Park, UT

Upper Delicate Arch Viewpoint Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 4,359 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 227 feet. T

Windows Loop :: Arches National Park, UT

Windows Loop is a hiking trail in Grand County, Utah. It is within Arches National Park. It is a mile long and begins at 5,179 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a total elevation gain of 540 feet. The Windows Trailhead attr