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Address: Arches National Park, UT
Description: Majestic natural rock formation best experienced in the early morning...
Majestic natural rock formation best experienced in the early morning light.
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If you want a place to yourself

We hiked this arch trail twice from the campground; once mid day and once at sunset. Neither time did we see anyone else on the trail. The trail is easy to follow if you watch... read more

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

We hiked this arch trail twice from the campground; once mid day and once at sunset. Neither time did we see anyone else on the trail. The trail is easy to follow if you watch for markers, and covers some interesting landscape. Mid day was hot and you will need some water. Sunset was much better and provided some beautiful... More 

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Chadds Ford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We set out from the end of the Arches Campground. It was hot, and very little shade, but the solitude along the trail was awesome. Not to mention the views once we reached Broken Arch. At about 2 miles, it's a nice, shorter hike to round out a day at Arches.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

You should do the entire Broken Arch Loop trail. It's right by Sand Dune Arch. It's worth the hike. You can go up and through the Broken Arch. The trail continues for about 2 miles I believe and comes all the way around. You'll see some beautiful sights along the way along with another arch in the distance which you... More 

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Price, Utah
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is a stunning place to see. Such an amazing experience. Plan on walking during the coolest part of the day because it is the desert & it does get hot. Bring lots of water & stay hydrated.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

we did the loop trail starts at sand dune arch, walk through broken arch and loops back to the sand dune arch. it takes a couple hours about 3 miles total fairly easy hike, get to see alot of great views and its not crowded. highly recommend it!

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

You can get great pictures from down below if people are interested in hiking up into the arch itself. It can get pretty crowded, though, and if there are a lot of people climbing up into it, that can ruin the pictures for everyone else. About 3/4 of a mile each direction. Don't stop when you can see the arch... More 

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Moulton, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We did this after Sand Dune Arch, and I must say, it is my favorite of the two. Yes, the red sand was very cool and nice and soft, but a body can't move without children on every side. Broken Arch, on the other hand, while it is quite an easy hike, doesn't attract nearly as many people. We probably... More 

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Joshua Tree, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A few have mentioned Tapestry Arch - it's not even on all the trail maps but it's on this hike and not to be missed! We hiked from the Devils Garden campground and went to Tapestry arch, Broken Arch and then headed back because of the wind. Tapestry was the secret gem - turned out to be one of my... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The walk to this lovely arch was easy, I thought. Though it was a weekday, a crowd was developing, which is understandable. I nonetheless managed to get some good photos without people in them.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

There are two arches on this easy hike, Sand Dune Arch and Broken Arch. The trail to Broken Arch is sandy, but flat and only about a quarter mile out. The Arch itself is cool, but getting a photograph of it without other people in the picture will take a little patience as this is a very busy place. This... More 

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Address: Arches National Park, UT
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