Greetings from Arches National Park

My now-wife and I took an after-dinner walk from the Devil’s Garden Campground up to Skyline Arch on Labor Day 2011. I knew she would want a picture of my proposal, so I set the camera to take 10 pictures and got on my knee on #4…we cried and hugged and kissed…it wasn’t until we heard claps and cheers that we realized that we had an audience of 30-40 people at the overlook!

Sincerely,
Daniel

Arches National Park

With more than 2,000 natural stone arches, this landmark park offers more of these distinctive rock formations than anywhere else in the world. Wind and water, extreme temperatures, and a shifting underground salt bed sculpted the red rock over time into the area's spectacular and often delicate shapes. These arches can be large and impressive like the famous Delicate Arch, or just slivers in the sandstone.

State(s): Utah

Established: 1929

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  • Greetings from Arches National Park

    This park is so magnificent. We hiked, climbed and took in the incredible beauty. The Delicate Arch was a joy to see up close and enjoy the natural wonder. The parks are a true gift from the US Government to its people! This is a treasure for all to share.💕💕💕

  • Greetings from Arches National Park

    just to think of an oil well in front of Arches is disgusting and a desecration to all parks and monuments

  • Greetings from Arches National Park

    I have spent most of my life living in suburbs of large cities in the eastern part of the U.S. One summer my wife and I ventured west and spent some time in Arches National Park. What impressed me the most was "silence". It was so quiet! "Quiet" is something…

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