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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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Our first arch of the day

We only visited it from the upper viewpoint but it was still quite beautiful. With the zoom lens on my camera, it looks like we are right next to it! Time constraints prevented... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Martinez, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We did not do the 3 mile hike to the northern view from Wolfe Ranch, just the 1 mile Upper viewpoint from the south. Frankly, this was the least interesting thing we did in Arches. Delicate Arch is tiny from that vantage point. Most of the cool pictures of Delicate Arch that you see must be from the northern point,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We only visited it from the upper viewpoint but it was still quite beautiful. With the zoom lens on my camera, it looks like we are right next to it! Time constraints prevented us from actually hiking out to it.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This is a must around sunset. It took us 1.5 hours to get from the car parking to the arch. Parking was very limited because of constructions but everyone parked nearby, beside the road, despite warning signs... so we did too... otherwise you had to walk an extra 2 miles. Bring some food with you and in April take a... More 

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north hollywoid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've always wanted to hike to The Delicate Arch. I went in late March right after they started construction on the parking lot. I was worried since it was Spring Break that I wouldn't be able to find parking. Luckly a space was open! The hike is several miles round trip. Most of the difficult part is up hill on... More 

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atlanta
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Know before you go that it may take 45 min to get to the trailhead from town. Arches National park is about 5 miles north of town and once you enter, especially on weekends it will be slow go with lots of tourists oggling the sights. There's a bathroom at the trailhead and some petroglyphs shortly after starting the trail.... More 

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Mapleton Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have lived in Utah for 35 years and just now visited some of the parks around Moab/Southern Utah. If you are ever this way, this are is a MUST!!

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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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