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Delicate Arch

Near Moab, Arches National Park, UT 84532
+1 435-719-2299
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A world-famous natural sandstone arch.
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  • Very good11%
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Near Moab, Arches National Park, UT 84532
+1 435-719-2299
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes its full of other travelers and adventurers but its for a reason. A truly ;never gets old visit; the climb up is moderate but worth the hike when you come around the corner and see that Delicate Arch,

Thank Dano B
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I visited this park recently, and were amazed by the formations as far as the eye can see. We did the easy walk up to be able to photograph Delicate Arch. Come to the park early, bring water, and enjoy.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 4 days ago

As the Delicate arch is a symbol of Utah, it is the most popular sight of the park, but you can choose wheter to have a long trail and see it all very closely or to have a short trail and see it from the...More

Thank siomikas
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicate arch symbolises arches national park and Utah itself. You may recognise it from many Utah car license plates. I would strongly recommend getting into the park as soon as you can. We arrived at 8 and although there was no queue to get in...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We experience some flash flooding in Arches the first day we arrived which caused this trail to be closed. The park staff did a great job of getting it cleaned up in just a day and we were able to hit the trail! Do not...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This arch is great!! Lived in Utah my whole life and embarrassed to say I'd never been to this arch.. We had an amazing time. Only thing I recommend is bring water, there's 100% exposure the whole hike so you get warm.

Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was still dark (around 6am) when we went there. The view en route from Visitor Centre to Wolfe Ranch Parking is amazing as you could see the silhouettes of the massive sandstone arches. I’d say early morning is the perfect time to see the...More

Thank cshella
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did the viewpoint hike a few years ago and felt cheated. We returned this year and hiked to the arch. You may think you know what it looks like because you have seen it in pictures,but to experience it in person...More

2  Thank Judy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicate Arch is one of the most popular hikes in Arches and is a 3-mile round trip hike that is moderate in difficulty. I agree with the determination that it is a moderate hike, but one needs to be aware of other things that can...More

1  Thank rideshd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I hiked thru Arches in August 2017. It was hot but bring water and take your time. We hiked for a couple of hours out and back. The hike to delicate arch is worth it! There were a variety of terrains to...More

Thank Bobbi H
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can see some Arches from the car and the pull offs on the road, like Double Arch, but Delicate Arch you have to hike too. You would have to do some in depth Park research to know which famous Arches can be seen from... More
21 June 2017|
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Response from Beverly R | Reviewed this property |
There is only one entrance on the north end of Moab. When we were there, they were having construction on the road going into the Park.
Marissa G
6 June 2017|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
You could easily have the cermony in the basin beneath Delicate Arch. Very few people are there and it would be like you were on your own. You could get some cool photos with Delicate Arch above you. Or...you could also... More