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Your Guide to Arches National Park

Take a trip to Arches National Park. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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Overview

Visit Arches to discover a landscape of contrasting colors, land forms, and textures unlike any other in the world.

The park has over 2,000 natural stone arches and hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive rock fins, and giant balanced rocks.

This red-rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations, refresh you with its trails, and inspire you with its sunsets.

Directions

Arches National Park is located in southeast Utah, five miles north of Moab on US 191. From Moab, Utah, drive five miles north on Main Street/US 191. Turn right at the stoplight. From Interstate 70, take exit 182 (Crescent Junction), then drive south 28 miles on US 191. Turn left at the stoplight.

GPS: lat:38.72261844, long:-109.5863666

Physical address: 5 miles north of Moab, Utah, on US 191, Moab, UT, 84532

Mailing address: PO Box 907, Moab, UT, 84532

Fees

Admits one private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all its occupants.

Admits a private, non-commercial motorcycle and its riders.

Admits one individual with no car. Typically used for bicyclists, hikers, and pedestrians. Youth 15 and under are admitted free.

Weather

Arches is part of the Colorado Plateau, a "high desert" region that experiences wide temperature fluctuations, sometimes over 40 degrees in a single day.

The temperate (and most popular) seasons are spring (April-May) and fall (mid-September-October), when daytime highs average 60 to 80 F and lows average 30 to 50 F.

Summer temperatures often exceed 100 F, making strenuous exercise difficult.

Winters are cold, with highs averaging 30 to 50 F, and lows averaging 0 to 20 F.

Contact Information

Phone: 4357192299

Hours for Park Hours

Arches National Park is generally open 24 hours a day, year-round. Fees apply. The park is very busy between March and October. To avoid traffic, we recommend entering the park before 8 am or after 3 pm. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: All Day

Monday: All Day

Tuesday: All Day

Wednesday: All Day

Thursday: All Day

Friday: All Day

Saturday: All Day