Arches National Park

Arches National Park

Arches National Park Information

Arches National Park Location Grand County, Utah, United States
Arches National Park Nearest City Moab, UtahNearest city: Moab, Utah
Arches National Park Coordinates 38°41′0″N 109°34′0″W
Arches National Park Area 76,358.98 acres (30,901.38 ha)
(federal: 76,193.01 acres/30,834.22 ha)
Arches National Park Established April 12, 1929 (1929-04-12), as a National Monument Established: April 12, 1929 (1929-04-12), as a National Monument
Arches National Park Visitors 996,312 (in 2009) 
Arches National Park Governing Body National Park Service

Arches National Park Climate

Climate data for Arches National Park
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record High °F (°C) 61
(16.1)
71
(21.7)
82
(27.8)
89
(31.7)
98
(36.7)
104
(40)
107
(41.7)
105
(40.6)
99
(37.2)
90
(32.2)
76
(24.4)
67
(19.4)
107
(41.7)
Average High °F (°C) 37
(2.8)
47
(8.3)
57
(13.9)
65
(18.3)
76
(24.4)
88
(31.1)
94
(34.4)
91
(32.8)
82
(27.8)
69
(20.6)
52
(11.1)
40
(4.4)
69
(20.6)
Average Low °F (°C) 19
(-7.2)
25
(-3.9)
33
(0.6)
38
(3.3)
47
(8.3)
57
(13.9)
63
(17.2)
61
(16.1)
53
(11.7)
41
(5)
30
(-1.1)
22
(-5.6)
41
(5)
Record Low °F (°C) -8
(-22.2)
-14
(-25.6)
9
(-12.8)
20
(-6.7)
30
(-1.1)
37
(2.8)
41
(5)
41
(5)
29
(-1.7)
20
(-6.7)
3
(-16.1)
-10
(-23.3)
-14
(-25.6)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.65
(16.5)
0.67
(17)
1.15
(29.2)
0.99
(25.1)
1.05
(26.7)
0.41
(10.4)
0.88
(22.4)
0.76
(19.3)
0.83
(21.1)
1.62
(41.1)
0.99
(25.1)
0.68
(17.3)
10.59
(269)

Arches National Park Features

  • Balanced Rock
  • Courthouse Towers
  • Dark Angel
  • Delicate Arch
  • Devil's Garden
  • Double Arch
  • Fiery Furnace
  • Landscape Arch
  • Petrified dunes
  • Wall Arch

Arches National Park Plan Your Visit

Arches National Park Operating Hours & Seasons

  • Arches is open year-round, 24 hours a day.
  • April through October: 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • November through March: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The visitor center is closed on December 25th.

Arches National Park Fees & Reservations

Type Ticket Price
Individuals $5  (Good for 7 Days)
Vehicles $10 (Good for 7 days)
Local Passport $25 (Good for one year) 
Commercial Tours 1 to 6 passenger vehicles are charged $25 + $5 per person
Commercial Tours 7 to 25 passenger vehicles are charged $40
Commercial Tours 26 or more passenger vehicles are charged $100.
Camping Fee $20 per night

Arches National Park Things to Do

Auto Touring
Backpacking
Biking
Camping
Climbing
Commercial Tours
Hiking
Photography
Ranger-led Programs

Arches National Park Camping

Camping Name Address
Slickrock Campground 1301-1/2 North Highway 191, 435-259-7660
Arch View RV Campground North Highway 191, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-7854
Canyonlands Campark 555 South Main, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-6848
Edge of the Desert 1251 South Millcreek Dr., Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-3337
Kane Springs Campground 1705 S Kane Springs, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-7821
Moab KOA 3225 South Hwy 191, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-6682
Moab Valley RV and Campark 1773 North Highway 191, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-4469
Pack Creek Campground 1520 Murphy Lane, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-2982
Spanish Trail RV Park and Campground 2980 South Highway 191, Moab, Utah 84532, 435-259-2411
Up the Creek Camp Park 210 East 300 South, Moab, Utah 84532, 435- 259-2213

Arches National Park Hiking

Easy Trails Length Time Required
Balanced Rock .3 mi (5. km) Round Trip 15-30 min
Broken Arch 1.2 mi (2 km) Round Trip or 2 mi (3.2 km) with loop 30-60 min
Delicate Arch Viewpoint  100 yards (91 meters) round trip 10-15 min
Desert Nature Trail  0.2 mi (0.3 km) Round Trip 15-30 min
Double Arch  0.5 mi (0.8 km) Round Trip 15-30 min
Landscape Arch  2 mi (3.2 km) Round Trip 30-60 min
Sand Dune Arch  0.4 mi (0.6 km) Round Trip 15-30 min
Skyline Arch  0.4 mi (0.6 km) Round Trip 10-20 min
The Windows  1 mi (1.6 km) Round Trip 30-60 min
Moderate Trails Length Time Required
Park Avenue  1 mi (1.6 km) one way 30-60 min
Tower Arch  3.4 mi (5.6 km) Round Trip 2-3 hrs
Difficult Trails Length Time Required
Devils Garden Primitive Loop  7.2 mi (11.5 km) round trip 3-5 hrs
Double O Arch 4 mi (6.4 km) Round Trip 2-3 hrs
Delicate Arch 3 mi (4.8 km) Round Trip 2-3 hrs

Arches National Park Photography

Early Morning Late Afternoon
Moab Fault Park Avenue
The Three Gossips Courthouse Towers
Sheep Rock Petrified Dunes
The Great Wall Balanced Rock
Turret Arch The Garden of Eden
The Spectacles North and South Windows
Double Arch Delicate Arch
Cache Valley Fiery Furnace
Wolfe Ranch Skyline Arch
Landscape Arch Fins in Devil Garden
Double O Arch Tower Arch