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Tower of Babel

Arches National Park, UT
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great roadside viewpoint!

We parked our car and merely walked a hundred feet or so on rock to get a bit closer to this rock... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Portland, Oregon
Large Remnant of a Sandstone Fin

The Tower of Babel is one of the Courthouse Tower rock formations that also include Sheep Rock... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Avon, Ohio
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Stunning rock formation in Arches National Park.
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We parked our car and merely walked a hundred feet or so on rock to get a bit closer to this rock formation. It is so huge that it can be seen for a couple of miles.

Thank LaurieB980
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The Tower of Babel is one of the Courthouse Tower rock formations that also include Sheep Rock, Three Gossips and The Organ which can be viewed to the north from the Courthouse Towers Viewpoint located across the road from the north end of the Park...More

Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Every rock in Arches is a red tower that you can't help but want to stop and stare at and the Tower of Babel is no exception. You can't help but look at it and wonder how such a structure came to be and the...More

Thank EpicGuy12
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Tower of Babel is one of the cluster of large rock formations that make up the Courthouse Towers 4-5 miles north of the park entrance. You can see the Tower of Babel beside The Organ and across the canyon floor from Three Gossips and...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 14 May 2017

People come from all over the world, and speak many languages to see the Tower of Babel. And this tower, truly almost reaches heaven. It is very impressive. Located on the Arches Park Road about 5 miles from the Entrance and just after Park Avenue,...More

Thank OziDiver
Reviewed 6 May 2017

you can view the towers of babel from the viewpoint or just drive by them on your way to balance rock.

Thank helpinghands001
Reviewed 24 November 2016

There're not a lot of specifics I can offer here, other than the Arches is packed with amazing bit of scenery like Babel, courtesy of millions of years of nature. See it!

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Tower of Babel is a large rock formation located along Arches Scenic drive about 4.5 miles from the park entrance. It's plainly visible from a car, but there is a parking area nearby with educational signage if you want a better look. Other interesting formations...More

2  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Really easy to see from the road and worth getting out of the car to marvel at. The different layers of rock are really clear and it's just fabulous to marvel at the way erosion has shaped this place.

Thank Trekbud
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Think of a tower reaching almost to the sky when looking at this formation. The vertical, pillar-like striations make this look like columns on some ancient Greek temple (or biblical, in this case). It lies roughly between the 3 gossips formation and Courthouse formation. It...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
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