Arches National Park Hiking Trails

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What should I expect from Arches National Park hiking trails?

Arches National Park Hiking Trails

Arches National Park hiking trails range from short walks to lengthy backpacking adventures. This park is not as heavily visited as some of the other Desert Southwest parks, and so, you may find it a little more enjoyable. The scenery is breathtaking, so be sure to bring a camera with your hiking gear.

Some of the most popular trails are easy walks even for the youngest members of the family, and most lead to stunning viewpoints of what Arches is famous for – delicate arches balanced over the trails. The trails to Balanced Rock, Delicate Arch, and Double Arches are all short, relatively easy hikes. Of course, there are more strenuous hiking trails in the park, as well.

Some popular longer Arches National Park hiking trails include the Devils Garden trail, which can take five hours or longer to complete, but you'll see eight amazing arches along the way. Arches National Park hiking trails lead to some of the most unique views in the park system, so if you visit Utah, don't miss this park!



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