Hiking in Arches National Park

Hiking The Windows Section in Arches National Park From Utah's famous icon, Delicate Arch, to other surreal features, Arches National Park offers a plethora of hiking trails for visitors of all ability levels. Intertwining trails allows visitors to see many of the park's 2,000 sandstone arches up close and personal within a few days. Below we list the most popular trails.

Balanced Rock Trail Easy
Located almost in the middle of the small park, the Balanced Rock Trail takes visitors on a short loop hike up to, and around, the Balanced Rock, an e...(more)

Dark Angel Moderate
The Dark Angel is a 150-foot sandstone tower sitting half a mile to the northwest of Double O Arch, and the western end of the Primitive Loop Trail. I...(more)

Delicate Arch Moderate
Delicate Arch is the most recognizable arch in Arches National Park, and perhaps anywhere in the world. It also happens to be located along one of the...(more)

Delicate Arch Viewpoint Easy
Short, easy trails lead to viewpoints where you can see and photograph spectacular Delicate Arch, in Arches National Park. There are actually two o...(more)

Devils Garden Primitive Loop Moderate
The Devils Garden Primitive Loop is a 6.8-mile trail that circles around Landscape Arch and the Dark Angel spire in the northern end of Arches Nationa...(more)

Double Arch Easy
Double Arch is an incredible formation of arches within the Windows area of Arches National Park, an area with the largest concentration of natural ar...(more)

Double O Arch Moderate
Double O Arch is the second largest arch within the Devils Garden area—after Landscape Arch of course. As the name implies, there are two arches here,...(more)

Eye of the Whale Arch Easy
Eye of the Whale Arch is located at the southwest end of the Herdina Park area of Arches National Park between the Willows Flats Road and the Park Roa...(more)

Fiery Furnace Moderate
The Fiery Furnace is routinely described as a maze, and that metaphor is fitting. A continuation of the shattered fins that make up the Devils Garden...(more)

Landscape Arch Easy
Landscape Arch is the largest arch on the planet, beating out Zion National Park’s Kolob Arch by a scant 3 feet. Pieces of Landscape Arch have broken...(more)

Lower Courthouse Wash Moderate
Lower Courthouse Wash stretches from the Entrance Road bridge just north of the Tower of Babel in Arches National Park, down to Highway 191 and the co...(more)

Lower Salt Wash Trail Moderate
The Lower Salt Wash Trail takes hikers down almost seven miles of winding, boulder-strewn canyon. The Salt Wash is the deepest canyon in Arches, at al...(more)

Navajo and Partition Arches Moderate
Navajo Arch and Partition Arch are located on the Navajo Arch Spur Trail, which branches from the Devils Garden Primitive Loop about 1.2 miles west of...(more)

Park Avenue Trail Easy
The Park Avenue Trail is one of the first major attractions within Arches National Park. It is a one-mile trail that follows the bottom of a canyon at...(more)

Sand Dune Arch and Broken Arch Easy
These two arches are located near the Devils Garden Campground in the northern end of Arches National Park. Sand Dune Arch, as its name implies, ha...(more)

Skyline Arch Easy
The Skyline Arch Trail is short and easy, less than a half-mile roundtrip hike from the parking lot and back. The arch itself is one of the more popul...(more)

Tapestry Arch Easy
Tapestry Arch is a large blind arch flanked by a trio of proto-arches that can easily be reached from the Devils Garden Campground in the northern end...(more)

The Windows Easy
Also known as the Spectacles, these two arches stand side by side, though separated by some distance, cut from the same sandstone fin. A large “nose”...(more)

Tower Arch Moderate
Tower Arch is a large, secluded arch up in the northwest end of Arches National Park, hidden behind the Klondike Bluffs. The arch is less than half a...(more)

Upper Courthouse Wash Moderate
The Upper Courthouse Wash trail of Arches National Park boasts a semi-challenging hike into a wide, meandering canyon constructed of the amazing sands...(more)

Upper Salt Wash Strenuous
The Upper Salt Wash Trail begins at the Sand Dune Arch Trailhead, below the Devils Garden Campground in the northern section of Arches National Park....(more)

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