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.💕💕💕

Sincerely,
Stephanie

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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