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Easy Hike to Large, climb through Arch

"Broken Arch" is not a broken arch, however it does have a large crack that is best seen from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mindy and Roger A
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Janesville, Wisconsin
Fun out in the open hike

We hiked past sand dune arch to see the broken arch. Were planning on looping past two others but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bike2
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Majestic natural rock formation best experienced in the early morning light.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sand dunes” (3 reviews)
“easy hike” (13 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"Broken Arch" is not a broken arch, however it does have a large crack that is best seen from the backside of the Arch. This is another very large arch with characteristics unique to only this arch. You can climb through the arch that requires...More

Thank Mindy and Roger A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked past sand dune arch to see the broken arch. Were planning on looping past two others but the trail and campground were closed. Had to go back the way we came. this is a flat easy hike for kids but out in the...More

Thank Bike2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walk to the broken Arch is pretty much all flat and takes about 10 minutes to reach from the car park. Remarkable geological form, and a great reward, especially given the easy walk.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Set away from the crowds, this arch offers rocks to climb on, a little shade, and I on the day we were there solitude.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Its near to the sand dune arch but need to walk bit further to reach here. Just go up on the rocks after the arch to see the stunning views of snow capped mountains with rocks.

Thank laxmikant c
Reviewed 5 July 2017

It takes a short hike to get to the Broken Arch from the parking lot, but it is well worth the hike. It's also one of the few arches that the NPS appears to almost encourage people to hike through.

Thank RB_Advisor
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

There are maybe a few rocks fallen out of it but is certainly in a half round shape. If you want to go through the arch, be aware that you can also walk around it (to the right) and avoid climbing on a dead tree...More

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

An easy hike (2.4 miles complete loop) takes you to this impressive arch. If you want to see it from the other side you have to make a detour or climb over some rocks and slickrock.

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 2 June 2017

You can easily reach this arch by parking at the trail head for the Sand Dune Arch and when you reach there, take your time to sit down and enjoy the views of the park around you. The arch while not towering are still something...More

Thank EpicGuy12
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Broken Arch trail is a easy hike just south of Devil's Garden Campground. We enjoyed seeing this arch and found the area much less crowded then at Devil's Garden, where it is something of a challenge to even finding parking space. There is a...More

Thank BradJill
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