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  • Moab: Arches National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour

    1. Moab: Arches National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour

    Begin your adventure into the stunning Utah landscape at the visitor center by the entrance to Arches National Park. As you set off on your journey, pass the towering formation of the Three Penguins and the geological Moab Fault, then pause at Park Avenue. Simply admire the formations, colors, and layers here or hike the trail into the park. Next, check out the distant snow-capped La Sal Mountains, the iconic Three Gossips, and the towering series of formations from the Courthouse Towers to Sheep Rock. Continue deeper into the park, admiring the petrified dunes and desert scrub while learning about the native Ute and Paiute tribes. Hear about their mythologies, way of life, and eventual struggle against Spanish invaders and Mormon settlers. Your journey into Arches will then bring you to the famous Balanced Rock formation, followed quickly by the two most popular stops: the Windows Ar...

    Of three gorgeous National Parks I visited last week, athe Arches NP was most breathtaking to me. Unusual formations were incredible. If you are a hiker, you could get up close to the special formations.

  • From Salt Lake City: Private Tour of Arches National Park

    2. From Salt Lake City: Private Tour of Arches National Park

    Take a private day tour to Arches National Park and discover its many stunning rock formations. Learn from your expert guide how this unique landscape was created and see some of the most famous formations like Delicate Arch, Landscape Arch, Balanced Rock, and Double Arch. This tour departs from your preferred location in the greater Salt Lake City area. A three and a half hour drive in a luxury SUV will deliver you to Arches National Park. After a picnic lunch, your guide will show you the best of what Arches National Park has to offer according to your interests and activity level. During your time in the park your guide will discuss the phases of arch creation, why the rocks are different colors, and the erosion process that creates these magnificent natural icons. For the photographers, your guide will share their expert knowledge of when and where to capture the best pictures. On...

    Highly recommend this personalized fun tour! Neil and his wife went above and beyond to accommodate our needs and to ensure we had a memorable experience! Neil was prepared for everything even the fact that the park temporarily closed due to congestion. He entertained us with a quick visit to see dinosaur tracks and bones. With his wife monitoring the park opening, we were in as soon as it reopened. Our group included two adults and two teenagers. Neil accommodated the varying physical abilities of our group so we all enjoyed the tour! The kids climbed Double Arch with Neil’s help and expertise while the adults enjoyed the view from the shade below. Due to Neil’s knowledge of the park, we saw all the arches we wanted to see even with our late start due to the park closing! Without Neil’s knowledge of the park, we would not have an amazing experience we had if we had tried to do this on our own. Special kudos to his wife for the absolutely delicious lunch that was provided!

  • Moab: Arches National Park Airplane Tour

    3. Moab: Arches National Park Airplane Tour

    Discover the Arches National Park from the skies with no lines, no waits, and no crowds. There is no other way to view this park so comprehensively or comfortably. This scenic air tour is the only certified flight tour operator to access the National Park from above. Embark on this exclusive adventure and walk away with incredible pictures that are insta-worthy.  Arches National Park has the world’s largest concentration of arches—more than 2000 of these amazing features. World-famous Delicate Arch can be clearly seen on this Scenic Air Tour. This national park park contains many other splendid rock formations including cliffs, fins, monuments, and pillars. Superbly colored and varied, the views of these features are breathtaking from the ground, but even more amazing to behold from the air. See the iconic Delicate Arch, North and South Windows, Elephant Butte, Fiery Furnace, Devils Gar...

    Very cool activity. Our pilot was so cool and the flight was very comfortable and safe. Would recommend 100%

  • Arches National Park: Delicate Arch Hike with Gourmet Picnic

    4. Arches National Park: Delicate Arch Hike with Gourmet Picnic

    Visit Arches National Park and enjoy a gourmet charcuterie board for lunch. Hike to Delicate Arch and take in views of the incredible nature and landscape along the way. This is a moderate, 3-mile, roundtrip hike. Meet your guide and begin your hike at the trailhead for Delicate Arch, Wolf Ranch. At this abandoned ranch, get a glimpse into the past lives of the settlers who arrived in the park. Travel further back in time as you see a wall of petroglyphs across the creek from the ranch. Head to the Devil’s Garden and have a geological discussion on how the park's fins were created, and eventually became the park you see today. Stop for lunch here and enjoy a gourmet charcuterie board picnic with cured meats, cheese, fruits, vegetables, nuts, crackers, and spreads. Afterward, take a mostly paved trail to reach Landscape Arch, the world's longest natural arch. Then go to Pine Arch, name...

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What people are saying about Delicate Arch

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 24 reviews

We didn't have much time. We needed a guide but at our own pace. We also had our dogs that had to travel with us. This Self-guided driving tour was just perfect! When signing up I totally misunderstood the instructions and paid the fee for all four adults in the vehicle. That was unfortunate.

Of three gorgeous National Parks I visited last week, athe Arches NP was most breathtaking to me. Unusual formations were incredible. If you are a hiker, you could get up close to the special formations.

Very cool activity. Our pilot was so cool and the flight was very comfortable and safe. Would recommend 100%

Was great to hear all the history and stories as we were driving. Many spots to pull over

Easy to use. Very informative. I would do it again!