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Address: Arches National Park, UT
Activities: Hiking
Description: Arch formation at the end of an easy hiking trail.

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Great for kids

Short neat trail through sand like a beach. Fun for kids, shaded worth checking out. Near end of park turn around.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Short neat trail through sand like a beach. Fun for kids, shaded worth checking out. Near end of park turn around.

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The walk was easy and pleasant and cooler. It was one of my favorite hikes of the day. My shoes were filled with the orange sand after the walk, but it was really worth it!

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Boxford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Sand Dune is one of the shorter walks within Arches and is a good destination for young children who can roll down the sand dune under the arch. You reach it through a narrow passage which can make small children feel like it is a secret hideaway. For adults, the arch isn't spectacular compared to other arches within the park.

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Ogden, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was a very quick but beautiful walk from the car - maybe 5 minutes or so. We did this hike after going to Delicate Arch. You walk in-between some very tall slot canyon rock formations which lead to a hidden 'arch' surprise. During the walk we enjoyed the cool breeze, shade and sand. Tips: Great for small children wanting... More 

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Leesburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is one of the arches that is out of the way. You cannot see it from the road or parking area. You have to do a short hike (less than .5 mile round-trip) but it's worth it. The sandy trail takes you between two sandstone fins and there is plenty of shade. Very picturesque.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We rated Sand Dune Arch the best out of all the other arches because it was so unique. It is a short walk from parking to the arch. Once you enter the enclosed area, you are surrounded and really cannot see outside the enclosure. The floor is all orange sand and the arch is way towards the back. The day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Very nice easy short walk. Lots of sand. The light wasn't conducive to great photos when we were ther. Temp dropped with breeze and shade. A very different experience from the other arches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Worth the short and easy walk. Very soft and sandy towards the end. Did this after delicate arch and landscape arch in early p.m. Worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you're looking for a unique arch that is easy to get to, try Sand Dune Arch. It's a very short walk through a crevice and through some very soft sand. It's maybe a 5 minute walk is all. You can climb up into and behind the arch but not very far. It's a different looking area as if you're... More 

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Vacaville, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Easy hike and the smallest arch I've seen in the park. Super easy hike. 10 minutes tops. Love the orange sand along the path.

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Address: Arches National Park, UT
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Arches National Park

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