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Beautiful sandstone arch

There is a nice pull-out here with bathrooms. A short walking trail leads to a blind-canyon and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cal N
Beautiful Arch easily accessible

This is a really nice spot and the arch is well visible from the parking lot or better a few steps... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
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All reviews short walk parking lot easy walk dirt path nice place to visit beautiful sandstone take pictures visitor center arch highway utah miles drive stop area bloom sign
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a nice pull-out here with bathrooms. A short walking trail leads to a blind-canyon and you can see Mother Nature's beautiful offerings.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cal N
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a really nice spot and the arch is well visible from the parking lot or better a few steps down the trail. We had already done a lot of hiking earlier in the day so didn’t do the full trail here but you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank IB E
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Right along the highway, with a short walk to stand below the arch. usually have to hike to see such things, but this one is very easy to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a beautiful place to visit! A very short, paved trail takes you to the arch. Beautiful place to take pictures. Very peaceful and quiet. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BriannaJoyR
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Stopped by to see the arch and was wowed by the scenery. The short hike to the arch is paved part of the way and gravel the rest of the way. It is about 1/4 mile to bottom of the arch. This is a really...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Crystal S
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is a terrific roadside attraction. Assuming you were going down this road anyway, it's a huge bonus. You can see it just fine from the parking lot and strolling to it is a breeze. It's a bit of a climb if you want to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dave N
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Arch is viewable from the road, but do go and take the time to get a little closer. Easily accessible from a short walk from the parking area. Beautiful cactus and Pinion trees along the path.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Paula S
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

This is an impressive natural Arch. It's easy access from the highway, and only a short hike from the parking spot. Aside from the arch itself there isn't much else along the short trail from the parking lot to the arch.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

This was on our list of places to see and so glad it was. If using your GPS it will direct you right there but as others said, watch for the sign or you might pass it up. The arch can be seen from the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed August 19, 2017

To visit La Ventana Arch you have to drive a number of miles down HWY 114. Although marked, it is quite easy to bypass as the marker for the site is fairly close to the arch. When I visited, it was obvious that park personnel...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from nthirion | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how large your large rv is. The parking was open and accessible and could accommodate an 7 person rental type rv. It was also not very busy so you may just be able to park on the side.
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Hello, I am planning a trip for the end of the year (holidays). It will most likely be for 10 days. Our family of 4 (2 kids ages 21 and 18) enjoy the outdoors, natural wonders, caves, hiking and nature in general. One option would be to combine White Sands, Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalujpe Mountains. Is there anything else i could add to the itinerary for this option? The second option would be to spend 3 days in Utah, visiting Arches and Monument Valley. Then, go to Sangre de...More
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Ten days would be very tight for your itinerary. Consider that New Mexico is the 5th largest state in the U.S. For example: from Arizona state line to Texas state line is 371 miles. and north to south Colo. state line to Texasis 496 miles. In addition to the mileage, you will be coming during the height of the winter, so there could be snow at the higher elevations. New Mexico elevation goes from 2000 ft. in the south to over 10,000 ft. in the north. If you do only the southern part of the...More