Arches National Park Utah
Anytime is magical! Most comfortable temperatures in spring and fall. End of summer violent storm and heavy rainfall can occur which quickly causes flash floods.
More than 1.4 million visitors each year and the number is still growing. The most popular months are from March to October. Delicate Arch is the most famous one. Often there are more than hundred people and even more at sunset. Winter is great without crowds, but can be very cold. If you have snow trails can get slippery.
To avoid crowds and to get your car parked arrive early morning or even better late afternoon when temps are getting cooler. Morning and evening are best times to photograph.
TIP: If you want to avoid 100 degree temps but still enjoy comfortable weather go April, May or September, October. In September, it gets less crowded after Labor Day. Again, crowded in October at the Utah Education Association break
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Amazing natural arches and surreal landscape where you have to hike to. The arches are not visible from the road. Roads are mostly paved and can get crowded in peak summer months.
There are more than 2000 arches in the park. The origin started more than 65 million years ago, when the area was a dry seabed. The arches are made out of sandstone. The park receives not much rain but unfortunately, it’s enough to let erosion work at this kind of sandstone. Every arch will collapse someday like the Wall Arch on August 4 in 2008. Landscape Arch could be the next famous one.