Q. Where is Arches National Park located?
A. Arches is located about 240 miles southeast of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Q. What is there to do in Arches Park?
A. This is a stunning scenic park and you will want to be sure to bring your camera and extra film when you visit here! Some popular activities include ranger-led walks and evening programs; self-guided auto tour, hiking, float and powerboat trips, jeep tours, horseback riding, and backpacking
Q. What is the terrain at Arches like?
A. The terrain at Arches Park is some of the most unique terrain you will ever see characterized by high desert plateaus with unusual rock formations, including the infamous arches that the park is famous for. Arches National Park preserves over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, like the world-famous Delicate Arch.
Q. What is the climate like at Arches National Park?
A. Summer temperatures (June through September) may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Winter temperatures (December through February) often drop below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures may range 50 degrees in a 24-hour period. These temperature fluctuations occur because the region is considered a "high desert” where these temperatures are quite common.
Q. How should I dress at Arches Park?
A. Because of temperature fluctuations it is best to be prepared for wildly changing temperatures. Dress in layers so that you can comfortably go from cool mornings to warm mid-days to chilly nights.
To find out more about Arches National Park summer programs and activities and to make your lodging reservations log onto: www.usparklodging.com or call toll free 855.238.0511 today!