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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Visit this mesa at sunrise for the best scencic views.

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An iconic arch definitely not to be missed

Mesa Arch, located in Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, is a highly popular point of interest among park visitors. The hike to the arch is short and easy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Aki_Sakakibara
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Clearfield, Utah

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Clearfield, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mesa Arch, located in Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, is a highly popular point of interest among park visitors. The hike to the arch is short and easy. If you ever get a chance to visit Canyonlands, I definitely recommend that you stop by at this arch to get an excellent view (and take photos) of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

short hike from the parking area to get to the Mesa arch. The views out over the canyon will take your breath away. Easy hike.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go at sunrise...it's worth it. Yes it's early and might be cold but do it once in your life. The sun rising through the arch is a sight to behold

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Mesa Arch is easy to reach by car and you can be there with a short walk, and a loop brings you back to the parking. The view is breath taking, it is worth a visit. It is ok for all the kind of visitors, here more than in other places pay attention to the kids. 10-15 minutes could be... More 

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Columbia Falls, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

this is one of the wonders of the world, as far as i am concerned, wonderful experience, each turn in a picture perfect view

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Easy to walk from parking lot, you don'e need to an experienced hiker and the distance is not too long. However, a good pair of boots could be handy. Lovely view, just make sure you get ther at the good time, when the sun is at the right angle to get the best out of this spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Best place in Canyonlands! Especially during sunset. A must see in Canyonlands. Great place that appears in calendars a lot.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a short and easy hike. We probably went there a bit late in the morning and the recommendation was to visit the place for sunrise. Although we were a bit late, the sun lighting up the underside of the arch was beautiful to look at. Not to mention the superb landscape of canyonlands from inside the arch that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

It is really worth the effort to get up in the middle of the night to amke it to the mesa arch for the sunrise. It was incredible. There was only 6 of us so it was intimate too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

We recently went to Island in the sky, more specifically to the Mesa Arch to watch the sunrise. Due to the Snow we couldn't see the sunrise but it still was a great place to take pictures. Only 4 people were there in total which is an absolutely rare thing from what I've read. I've seeing pictures of more than... More 

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