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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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We actually did this hike late in the evening and not realizing how long or strenuous the trail was (we were in too much of a hurry to check the map) we got there right as the sun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We actually did this hike late in the evening and not realizing how long or strenuous the trail was (we were in too much of a hurry to check the map) we got there right as the sun had set and our pictures were grainy. However, the hike to the top was so spectacular we just had to do it... More 

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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Serious Hike, you can see with out the hike from a view point. Also some petroglyphics on the trial.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The best time to do this hike is early evening after the crowds have gone and the sun starts to set. Temps are generally cooler. Arches is my 3rd favorite NP, behind Yellowstone and Glacier. It beats Yosemite on my list. Delicate Arch is one of the reasons why. The hike in isn't too bad. Some say it's hard, but... More 

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Vernon, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived at about 10:00, the temperature leaving the car was about 83. Expect a long steep climb that never gets easier. It was a long 1.5 miles in. You keep thinking you must be close but it felt like much farther than 1.5 miles. I would not recommend this hike to anyone unless they are in good shape. It... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We did this hike back in September during our cross country drive from NY to SF. We were coming from Colorado and I did not do my research well while planning our trip to Arches. I was not aware that there is a hike to reach the delicate arch and according to other people on trip advisor, back and forth... More 

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Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The hike isn't as bad as it sounds; just make sure you take a lot of water. But the hike is well worth it! Delicate Arch is just gorgeous! It was a little crowded when we hiked it, but that's because it's so beautiful!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Delicate Arch is well worth the hike up. Take plenty of water if you are hiking in the summer, and don't expect to have the place to yourself. The hike up is moderately difficult if you are in decent shape; very doable with younger kids. There is a small portion of the walk that is near a ledge which might... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It takes a bit of hike on a hot rock face, bring plenty of water and take it easy with the hike, it can be quite hot. The reward is stunning landscape. A bit challenging to take a photo without people in it because its high volume of visitors but it's not impossible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The DA hike is totally worth it. After negotiating the narrow ledges towards the end of the hike you will be treated to the most awesome sight of the Arch appearing in front of you from nowhere. Be careful though specially if there are children with you.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

On our second day in the park we did the Delicate Arch hike. It was getting close to sunset just by luck and I'm so happy we chose this time to do it. The hike out does have some elevation change and can be a little taxing, but you can always stop and rest and enjoy the views. When we... More 

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Address: Arches National Park, Moab, Arches National Park, UT UT 84532
Phone Number: 435-719-2299
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Arches National Park

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