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Arches National Park Trails, UT

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Author nonot
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Description: Arches Natural Park is located in south east Utah, accessed off of Highway 191 just north of Moab, Utah. All main roads in the park are paved.

If you intend to visit the Fiery Furnace Area, stop at the visitor center and get the extra permit for this area.

The main entrance road will climb up a major hill as it proceeds north. The Park Avenue Trail is accessible from either the north or south end and is the first major trail you will encounter.

Further north near the center of the park, you will find an intersection right near the Balanced Rock Parking Area. A spur road proceeding East will take you to the Windows and Double Arch. An unpaved road heading west will take you towards Eye of the Whale Arch.

Further north the main road splits into two. The northwest road takes you past the Fiery Furnace Area, towards the Broken Arch Loop area and the park campground, and to the Devil's Garden Loop. The northeast road takes you to to the trailhead for the famed Delicate Arch, or if you continue further, the Delicate Arch Vista.

The nearest gas station is in Moab.

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2011-01-28 nonot

    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Information is listed below

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    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Moab, Utah take Highway 191 North about 1 mile past the bridge over the Colorado River.


    From the intersection of I70 and highway 191, take highway 191 south a little more than 25 miles.

    The park entrance is on the east side of the road.

    The Park entrance fee is (see above), good for 7 days. The Fiery Furnace permit is an extra couple of bucks per person.
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