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Park Avenue Trail

Arches Entrance Road, Arches National Park, UT 84532
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a trail that is a winding joy , beautiful when you see the three women jutting up from the slick... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lahti, Finland
Nice and easy

The Park Avenue Trail is one of the easiest and most beautiful short hikes in the park. Easier... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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The most popular hike in the park because of its ease and scenery.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Arches Entrance Road, Arches National Park, UT 84532

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Reviewed yesterday

a trail that is a winding joy , beautiful when you see the three women jutting up from the slick rock ......memorable to see and park avenue trail is a short but , great first hike when you arrive in arches ....there are lots of...More

Thank finlander8888
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Park Avenue Trail is one of the easiest and most beautiful short hikes in the park. Easier when heading towards the Courthouse rather than back up the hill. Stunning views.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trails winds its way from one parking lot to another via a creek bed between cliffs. The view from the south end is beautiful and the hike is quite pleasant and far less crowded than many other hikes. I wouldn't call this a must-see,...More

Thank Cubicinches
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Arches. Since we were there in July (and it was already hot at 7am) we planned on doing the Park Avenue Trail to get the most bang for our buck. It was neat because it had actually rained the...More

Thank HappyCamperShannon
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Park Avenue is frequently missed by people in a rush to get to Delicate Arch and the better known areas of the park It's very well worth stopping and walking the 100yds to the viewpoint though Nature really is incredible and to see the different...More

Thank TomDyerUCF
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The view here is amazing but the place was packed with people wanting to take a selfie, and a group photo and a panoramic shot, and a close up and a wide angle etc. But wait calmly and yo eventually get to see the vista...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

You MUST stop here when visiting Arches National Park. It is an easy walk from the carpark. The view is spectacular. One of my favourite places in the USA and I am from Australia.

Thank Margot E
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Park Avenue Trail is the first hiking trail you come to in Arches National Park. Trail is a nice easy hike that has a short downhill to start that becomes a moderate up hill when you return. The trail goes too Courthouse Towers and ends...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

As in any desert hiking, go in the morning to stay cool. Some of it is naturally shaded. Stay on the path which is marked with cairns (stacked stones). You can even have someone pick you up at the end of the trail if you...More

Thank churchmusiclover
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Park Avenue trail is easy and beautiful and should not be skipped. It's recommended to go with two cars and park one of them at the end of the trail so that you do not have to walk both ways. My favorite rock formation in...More

Thank Yair K
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