Hiking In Arches National Park

Home to one of the largest concentrations of natural sandstone arches in the world, more than 2,000 of the gravity-defying features dot the unique landscape of Arches National Park. Located in east-central Utah, the park is near the outdoor recreation mecca of Moab.

Arches National Park
Arches National Park

Soon after entering the park, visitors will come to Park Avenue (moderate trails), a phalanx of stone formations reminiscent of New York City skyscrapers.

Park Avenue
Park Avenue

A massive formation, Double Arch (shown here with people in its shadow for scale) is distinctive in that two arches share common rock. Check out this very cool 3D Panorama of Double Arch!

Double Arch
Double Arch

Spanning 306 feet from base to base, Landscape Arch (easy trails) is one of the largest natural stone arches in the world.

Landscape Arch
Landscape Arch

Wall Arch, in the area known as Devil’s Garden, collapsed overnight on August 4, 2008. It measured 71 feet wide and 31.5 feet high before the collapse.

Wall Arch (Collapsed 2008)
Wall Arch (Collapsed 2008)

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These photos were captured with a Nikon D2X camera using a Nikkor 28-105 mm f3.5-4.5 zoom lens. ISO was set to 400 and white balance was set to daylight. For aperture settings, focal length and shutter speed, scroll down when viewing photos in the gallery.

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2 Comments

  1. Tony says:

    Great pics Lee! Looks great!!!

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    1. Lee Roth says:

      Thanks Tony. It’s one of my favorite places to hike … but be sure to take LOTS of water!

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