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Arches National Park

Arches National Park’s red rock wonderland is in southeastern Utah’s spectacular canyon country.

The park preserves more than 76,000 acres of high desert landscape with deep canyons, improbable balanced rocks, soaring pinnacles and more than 2,000 natural stone arches.

It is truly one of America’s scenic wonders.

Plan Your Visit

Arches National Park is open 24 hours a day, year-round.

It’s located just 5 miles north of the city of Moab on U.S. Highway 191.

There are many incredible rock formations and spectacular views to see in Arches National Park.

You’ll want to plan on spending at least a few hours in Arches, exploring the paved, 18-mile scenic drive and several of the viewpoints and short trails. If time permits, longer hikes lead to many spectacular rock formations.

You can also camp at The Devils Garden Campground, just 18 miles from the park entrance. This is a beautiful campground where sites are nestled among slickrock outcroppings.

Timed Entry

From April 1 through October 31, 2024, visitors entering the park in a vehicle will need two things:

  1. Timed Entry Ticket
  2. Park Entrance Fee OR valid Park Pass (includes Annual, Senior, Access, Military, 4th Grade, or Volunteer passes). 

Ticketed entry will run from 7 am to 4 pm daily. Those without a ticket may enter the park before 7 am or after 4 pm. The park is open 24/7.

For more information, click here. 

Get more information to plan your visit, including Visitor Center hours, directions, maps, best times to visit, and info on fees and passes.

Discover more about Arches National Park with these special guides:


Learn more about this improbable landscape 65 million years in the making.

Nature Guide

Learn more about the mammals & birds, reptiles & amphibians, wildflowers, trees & shrubs and biological soil crust found in Arches National Park.

Photography Guide

Learn about the best locations and times of day to photography, and how to protect the park while positioning yourself for that perfect composition.

Your purchases and donations support education and research on the public lands of Southeastern Utah!

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