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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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Worth the hike!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 3 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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Terre Haute, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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Antipolo City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The delicate arch requires quite a hike, maybe 1-2 hours long going up and around that time, too, going down. Signs are posted everywhere reminding everyone to bring and drink water before, during, and after the hike. We had several stops along the way due to exhaustion, but we still made it to the top. The view was breathtaking. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Yes... this is a world famous view... but.... this hike is HOT and almost straight up hill w/ almost no shade. Plus, there are a zillion people. I really disliked all the "arch hogs" who stood under it forever taking selfie after selfie. We waited for about 20 minutes to get a clear shot because this selfish could would not... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The hike to Delicate Arch is rated strenuous by the Park Service and is a petty good climb, but certainly not beyond the average person or tourist. The reward is worth the hike! The day my wife and I did the hike to Delicate Arch we waited until later in the day to hope for some cooling. Bring plenty of... More 

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Provo, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had tons of fun hiking to delicate arch. If during the summer, take plenty of water. Like a camelback or something. About a 1.5 mile hike in. Most people, even kids can do it. Not to steep. Highly recommend it!

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Goes, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We are old people. And my spouse had problems with her hip.It took us 1 hour and 5 minutes to arrive near this impressive arch. Last week my spouse got a new hip. So next year will will climb up in 50 minutes (I hope) regards schliek

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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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