Arches National Park


Where are we going?

Arches National Park
Arches National Park
Utah 84532

435 719-2299

What is there to do?

If you have never experienced Arches National Park, then you need to make it one of your bucket list! It's an incredible place for kids to visit because of the beautiful rock formations that were carved and eroded away over millions of years. It just shows how amazing nature really is!

The national park has over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, as well as a number of other very unusual rock formations. The colors and the landforms are just spectacular, and kids will have a great time exploring them and learning about them! There is always something new and amazing to experience every time you return.

Want to hear all about the amazing things to do during your time at Arches National Park? Where to start! Backpacking is a very popular option, as well as hiking. The hiking trails range from 15 minutes for those beginners who want to experience some scenery, to massive 4 to 5 hour treks. Make sure you go prepared!

For those animals lovers there is horseback riding, and for those who prefer wheels there are biking options. Outside the park there are tons of biking trails, but inside the park you can just stay on the roads. The scenery will be just as spectacular!

The park of course is great for those who love photography, and for those still wanting some adventure, check out the rock climbing and canyoneering trips that you can do. It's an amazing experience!

If you want to extend your experience at Arches National Park you can stay at their campground. With only 50 sites, make sure you book ahead. The busy period is March to October. 

An amazing day out for amazing families. Utah nature at it’s best! 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $10 for 7 day private vehicle pass. $5 per person pass.

Discount: Free days apply on certain national holidays.

Free Under: 15 years and under (for per person pass)


Need a little extra help?

The visitor center, restrooms, campground, and certain viewpoints are ADA compliant.


When can we go?

Visitor Center 9am - 4pm. Park open 24 hours a day

All year round. Visitor Center only shut Christmas Day.


Any top tips?

The Junior Ranger Program is a great idea for kids, where they can have fun whilst learning all about the park. The backpacks are available from the visitor center.

I’m Hungry!

There is no restaurant in the national park. The visitor center bookstore has light snacks and reusable water bottles.

Healthy Eating

The water bottles can be filled at the visitor center, Devils Garden Trailhead (but only seasonally) and also the campground. It's always best to bring your own water as well as healthy snacks for energy. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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