Arches National Park Scenic Drive

Arches National Park Scenic Drive

Arches National Park Scenic Drive
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John P
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
Wonderful national park, over 2000 arches to see, had a great guided tour experience, took us to all the right places to enjoy the sites, just a very very enjoyable experience…
Written 2 October 2023
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DLP
New Jersey1,949 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
The scenic road in Arches NP is beautiful and is a good way to see the park if you have limited mobility or are just not a hiker. The road provides some stunning roadside views of the park and it provides access to many pullout locations with gorgeous overlooks.
Written 8 August 2023
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Grover R
Pensacola, FL18,062 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
It is great to have the road as an attraction because just driving through Arches is so amazing and many great things to see are not listed as attractions. The first 2 miles into the park are amazing with the entrance sign, VC and climb up the plateau with towers like the 3 Penguins and others. In addition the open landscapes like the petrified dunes are easy to overlook with so many great arches but those views are just as amazing. In fact we drove in the park two different days because it was so scenic.
Written 8 June 2023
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ReadRibbet
760 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Easily accessible just outside of Moab, the scenic drive through The Arches was a spectacular experience. When we travelled there in late August, the park still was using a time reservation system but we were able to find many openings even at the last minute however they did turn people away who approached the entrance without a reservation. We used our senior national park pass, so there was no additional fee to enter the park. The drive was very manageable with a paved road throughout. There are many places to pull over or pull off and park so that you can take in the views and land formations. Some of the more popular areas were quite crowded and finding a parking place did require circling around a few times. Some of the formations do require significant hiking for access but others are readily available with short walks or from a distance. Restrooms are scattered throughout the park. There is a very large visitor center at the entrance. It was certainly worth the drive.
Written 3 January 2023
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wirttravelers
West Virginia547 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Scenic is right! There are gorgeous views around every turn even though the drive itself is not that long. Be sure to stop and do some hikes and take the side roads to Delicate Arch and the Windows.
Written 4 November 2022
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Dean_Amy-2004
Gettysburg, PA5,827 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
We spent about 5 hours doing the drive and stopping at several pull offs. The views and diversity in the park are amazing. We found the Gypsy park app really enhanced the drive and provided a lot of great information.
Written 27 September 2022
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Loving The Retired Life!
Castle Rock, CO555 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Couples
This was our main reason to come to Moab, to see this park and we weren’t disappointed.

The drive was an easy one and we enjoyed seeing all the formations and deciding what we thought they looked like.

It is just amazing how beautiful the park was and how much there is to do. We didn’t get to hike, the day we visited it was raining but we did enjoy the sights.
Written 22 September 2022
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Diane K
Venice, FL4,051 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
We visited here with our tour group. Driving around on the scenic drive you could see many of the formations. If able, it is best to also get out and walk and see the formations up close and personal.
Written 4 September 2022
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Kim K
Des Moines, IA64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Crazy windy when we were there, so it was good to be able to get in and out of the car as needed. We even did a picnic lunch near Balanced Rock, it's across the road and has decent pit toilets there. I mean, it's Arches...how can you have a bad review? By the end we were pretty wiped out, but we did catch some new views on the way back to keep your eyes peeled both ways. the newish entry system caused a few problems (not for us), but rangers kept it moving, politely. The visitor's center was clean and inviting. Unfortunately at these parks you have to share it with people unable or unwilling to respect it, but that's not the park's fault.
Written 15 August 2022
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BT3rd
Datchet, UK5,853 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
Drive through, stop, walk a short way and we came across lovely panoramic views, Single and doubt arches as well as beautiful rock formations.
All can be driven to in a normal car.
Written 21 July 2022
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