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Park Avenue Trail

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Address: Park Entrance Road, Moab, Arches National Park, UT UT 84532
Phone Number: +1 435-719-2299
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Activities: Hiking
Description: The most popular hike in the park because of its ease and scenery.

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Fun hike!

I really enjoyed this trail - one of my favorite things in the park. Other than the stairs descending into the canyon at the beginning, the rest of the trail is fairly level on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Fort Collins, CO
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this trail - one of my favorite things in the park. Other than the stairs descending into the canyon at the beginning, the rest of the trail is fairly level on rock through the bottom of the canyon with awesome rock formations on all sides. I would consider it a must do!

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Sebastopol, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This valley is unreal. The arches in the park are the big draw but this stop is great. The size of the "fins" are skyscrapers! Take time to walk down into the valley a ways. Tip: Make this your first stop into the park and the last one out. The light and time of day changes and the colors are... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I could see from having once lived in NYC why they named this Park Ave.. gorgeous..It looked like a bunch of big buildings lining an Ave..

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Martinez, California, United States
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157 reviews 157 reviews
70 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The upper trailhead is first major turn-out (left) after the twist-and-wind entrance road levels out. You're looking almost straight north, so the late afternoon sun will splash upon the red rock sawtooth fins to your right, ripe for pictures. The steep and twisting but well-maintained stairs take you down a quick 200 feet. You're on slickrock and creek-bed for a... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We didn't hike this trail but the trail head and park avenue are beautiful. Stopped on our way out and it was a great way to end a fun day in the park.

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

I didn't find the walk to this site challenging. I wore hiking shoes. I took plenty of pictures. It's worth the effort to get here.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This trail does have steep steps at the top, so if you are nervous about steps, just take it from the bottom up. However,I find that having trekking poles is really helping me on steps these days and I was able to comfortably go up and back. This canyon is full of amazing patterns carved by the water. The rock... More 

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Montville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I entered Arches National Park from the Southwest. I have a senior pass so it was one of the perks you get when you get old, a free pass to the National Parks. When you enter the park you get a map. Study the map carefully so that as you are driving along you can recognize where you are and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It's only a mile each way but easy'ish walking. We did the round trip and being in amongst the rocks you see such different views than anything you'd see from the car park.

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

What a valley. You park at the head of a valley of rock formations on either side of you. A gradual paved trail leads to an overlook, and from there can walk the length of the entire valley if you choose. Most walk one way and there is a parking lot at the other end of the trail where you... More 

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