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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: Visit this mesa at sunrise for the best scencic views.
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Views are AMAZING!

You will have to hike a short distance over some uneven terrain to get here, but it's worth it! So pack up your water bottle and get going. Once you're here you will get some of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

You will have to hike a short distance over some uneven terrain to get here, but it's worth it! So pack up your water bottle and get going. Once you're here you will get some of the most amazing (and famous) views from the park. Just make sure you are ready to compete for your photo op time, this is... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

One of the best part of Canyonlands. See it on your way out. Easier hike, take water with you in the summer.

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Lier, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Sunrise at Mesa Arch can be an unforgettable event but can also be an annoying, frustrating and nervous nightmare if you have to share Mesa Arch with 2 busloads Japanese clucking tourists, struggling in front of the arch to take the foto of there life. Hence my lower rating. And, honestly speaking : Mesa arch is definitely not so impressive... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It is a short 0.3 mile hike to see this arch and is well worth the trip. We visited around 8pm and was the perfect time to see the arch as their were not many people present which allowed us to get some great photos. Expect lots of people during the daytime with individuals climbing all over the arch. Not... More 

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Highland, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Mesa arch is our favorite Arch even though it is not in Arches! The views are amazing and it it doesn't require an endless hike through hellish heat!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The hike to the arch is short and easy and when you get there -WOW! Fantastic view 2000 feet down to the river. The arch itself is not very big, but the view is amazing while you sit under the arch.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Fantastic view from the arch, definitely the Island in the Sky's best short hike. Quite easy to master and you will rewarded with this spectacular view. Very enjoyable walk. Highly recommended.

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Mill Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Got there about an hour after sunrise and had the arch to ourselves for over 30 minutes! Sun was still lighting up the entire bottom of the arch. Magical and got incredible pictures. Took a hiking stick...didn't really need it. Beautiful views, flowering cacti, just amazing arch!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a super easy hike for all ages and people. I truly believe anybody could do this hike. The arch is very cool, but for me, I do wish the hike was a little more! But it was a nice, easy, and short hike and I enjoyed the views at the end.

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were prepared for a group photo at this popular arch, but after an easy walk we were surprised to meet only one other couple on the trail. We had the arch to ourselves and the morning view through the arch of the valley was wonderful. On our walk out we passed five other couples, so the timing was perfect.... More 

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