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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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Amazing!!! Way better than Arches so go!!!

Amazing view of the beginning of the Grand Canyon through an amazing Arch. Really a mistake not to go here. Just do it as it is amazing!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Amazing view of the beginning of the Grand Canyon through an amazing Arch. Really a mistake not to go here. Just do it as it is amazing!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We hiked to Mesa Arch at the end of our day in Canyonlands. We’d definitely recommend this short hike – it’s not at all strenuous and the view from the arch is great. It would probably be particularly spectacular at sunrise since it faces east.

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Ogden, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Easy walk to the Arch with amazing views! Very beautiful at sunrise and a little more crowded than the other trails.

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

View is amazing once you get to arch. A couple was sitting on top of arch having a deep conversation in what sounded like Italian. Just past the arch a steep cliff is thousand a feet deep and feels very dangerous. It only takes a few minutes to get to arch and I this well worth it.

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Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Easy walk to the arch, good time to go is before sunrise if you its not block by a photography group that takes up the best view

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

After visiting the Arches National Park, I was expecting to see a grand, big arch. Following the signs to it that guide you through a very short trail, I grew more and more disappointed as nothing as expected came into sight. Instead, there was this small arch hidden on the side of the path. However, once you start approaching it,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Although I entitled this "Easy Hike..." it's more like a walk. Very easy half-mile walk to Mesa Arch. This is a beautiful Arch and you can frame the La Sal Mountains with your favorite girl or guy right underneath! I took several photographs from different angles which gave several backgrounds with each one. This is such an easy one to... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The view from the Mesa Arch is incredible. If you go near the edge, the fall is quite deep. There were some crazy tourists who took pictures while standing on the top of the arch.

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This would be an outstanding sunrise photo opportunity. The beautiful canyons below and the gorgeous snow-topped La Sal Mountains are perfectly framed in this small but impressive arch. The walk to the arch is a half mile round trip (relatively easy). One of my favorite two spots in Island in the Sky. Don't miss!!

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Kanab, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I could really leave a review with the title I've given this one to so many of the trails in the Moab area, but honestly, nothing amazed me quite as much as the gorgeous view through Mesa Arch. I guess it really just fit so perfectly with my aesthetic, but it's hard to imagine anybody walking up to this little... More 

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