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Address: Arches National Park, Moab, Arches National Park, UT UT 84532
Phone Number: 435-719-2299
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A world-famous natural sandstone arch.

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Hike to Delicate Arch

Great to see the Delicate Arch up close...have seen so many pictures of it! Lots of people doing the hike the day we went. I believe the hike is advertised as moderate but it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Great to see the Delicate Arch up close...have seen so many pictures of it! Lots of people doing the hike the day we went. I believe the hike is advertised as moderate but it should be stressed there is a climb that may not be suitable for all. We saw many older people as well as young families with babies... More 

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Colville, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The hike to this arch is a beautiful hike in and of itself, but the arch at the end would make it worth it even if the rest of the hike was average. Honestly, it was stunning and more impressive than photographs make it seem. However, with that being said, bring water. During our hike we witnessed EMTs bring a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

You have 2 options to see Delicate Arch - a lower and an upper view. The lower view is accessible to everyone, regardless of fitness level so you can see it, albeit from a distance, whether or not you're in a wheelchair, on crutches, pushing a stroller, etc. The upper view requires a lengthier hike (1 to 1.5 miles) that... More 

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Parrottsville, Tennessee
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

There are three ways to see this arch. The first wat is to hike to it. It is a couple mile hike to it but it is worth it. The second and third way is to stop at the viewpoint area and either visit the upper viewpoint or the lower viewpoint. You will not be disappointed at any of them.... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Lots of people waiting to take a picture. It can be hard to get a good picture without someone unknown in it, which is my pet peeve.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Amazing! Get there early as there is limited parking and hike the 1.5 mile easy trail to the Arch. Take water, there is none available in the park.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had hiked the Devil's Garden Loop in the morning and thought we'd take in the Delicate Arch on our way out of the park. Yikes! The parking lot is being expanded (thank goodness) so people were parked all over the road. This was one of the most congested hikes we've ever taken in a National Park. An early start... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The hike up is strenuous, but doable if you are in any sort of fair shape. Once close to the top there are high cliffs and ledges you have to navigate, which can be tedious and a bit scary if you have an aversion to heights. Well worth the effort to get to the top though. My only recommendation would... More 

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The hike was not too hard, not for those with ailments, but it was a good trek for 4 teenagers. When we got to the top and came around the corner to view the arch for the first time.....wow...what a scene. I wouldn't recommend visiting Arches without seeing it. Although, I would get there VERY early, like before the park... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The hike is strenuous but well worth the trek. If U only hike to one of the arches in the park, this should be at the top of the list!

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