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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've blown this hike off for years because you can see the balanced rock just fine by driving by it. But finally I took the short easy hike that navigates around the formation and was stunned by the vast views over petrified sand dunes all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank elfingaylumberjack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nature far exceeds anything man can come up with. Well worth seeing and snapping a couple pictures. Even with the colder weather I enjoyed seeing it all again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pers0nalview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So Cool. Elevated spots across the way have 360 views at this spot where a sunset was happening - breathtaking! I could perch myself with my little use and sung a few tunes to complete a full day of amazing scenery - early November too!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank enerLeaf
Reviewed January 9, 2019

This place has been shown over and over again in photographs and on TV. This is an easy little over a quarter mile trail in the middle of the Arches National Park. There is a $30 fee to enter the park but it is good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed November 29, 2018

This is very short easy trail around a very large rock! You can see Balancing rock as you drive along the scenic byway through the park. There is a large parking area which is usually very busy. Make sure you walk the trail all around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LiciaW
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

There’s a reason balanced rock is a top sight in Arches National Park. The balanced rock is nature’s impressiveness on display. How it is able to stay up is beyond me. You can walk the easy trail around it. And the backside has spectacular views...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Well worth taking this hike at Arches NP. Of course, there are plenty of additional hikes in this park. Enjoy your visit!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Terry W
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Really nice easy Hike to balanced Rock. Not only that but Amazing Views also!!! Nothing like being up close.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Windobiz
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It's pretty interesting from a distance but the closer you get to being under it, the more you realize how precarious that big rock on top is sitting! Take the short walk for much better views

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeep4fun
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Easy hike around Balance rock. It's great to see it from all viewpoints. Make time for it, walk around it and you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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