Arches National Park
Arches National Park preserves over two thousand natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch, in addition to a variety of unique geological resources and formations. In some areas, faulting has exposed millions of years of geologic history.The extraordinary features of the park, including balanced rocks, fins and pinnacles, are highlighted by a striking environment of contrasting colors, landforms and textures.
Arches is located in southeast Utah, 5 miles north of Moab. Arches National Monument – April 12, 1929: Arches National Park – November 12, 1971 Operating Hours, Seasons
The Park is open year-round. The visitor center is open daily from 8am to 4:30pm, with extended hours spring through fall. Visitor Center is closed on December 25th.
Weather & Climate| more information: In summer, June through September, temperatures may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit and winter, December through February, temperatures often drop below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures may range 50 degrees in a 24-hour period. Very dry! Carry drinking water at all times.
Getting Around: Sightseeing is usually by car, bike or foot.