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An iconic arch

This arch is near the campground. It is reached by a short trail from the campground amphitheater... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Maybe the Closer You Get the Less You See

It is a very short hike to Skyline Arch and there is no elevation gain. Skyline Arch is one of... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Jim R
Calgary, Canada
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Arch often visited at sunset because of the beautiful views.
Arches National Park, UT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're driving by and have time stop and see it. It's accessible from the road and a short walk gives you the opportunity to snap a few pics. There was an info board that explained how the arch was formed.

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

It’s an arch, and its way up there! It’s a short walk here, but its not the best arch. We took a couple of pictures, and went about our way.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This arch is near the campground. It is reached by a short trail from the campground amphitheater or from a pull out along the road. (I first found this view as a jigsaw puzzle - it was fascinating to see it in person for the...More

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed June 16, 2018

It is a very short hike to Skyline Arch and there is no elevation gain. Skyline Arch is one of those landscape features where you get to a certain distance from the feature and then the closer you get the less you see or the...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The trail here is moderate, about half a mile round trip from Devils Garden Road. The arch is high up, hence the name. It was worth seeing, but I wouldn’t rank it as the most impressive ever given its inaccessibility.

4  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Skyline isn't one of the biggest or most well known of the formations in Arches, but it is a) on the way to and from Devil's Garden and b) a nice, easy, quick walk that almost anyone can do. The arch is neat and the...More

Thank Zach S
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Skyline Arch is 0.4 mi/0.6 km roundtrip from the Devils Garden Road. The trail is rated easy with a mostly sand terrain and should take 10-20 min. There are small pullouts (10 cars) on either side of the road. We visited the arch around 2pm...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Skyline Arch really was named properly, as it does look like it takes up a huge part of the sky from where the most popular photo shots are taken. It's only about a 2-3 min. walk from the parking lot to get the best views...More

Thank Jeremiah Z
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

In 1969, my family camped for two nights at the devil’s garden camping area exactly opposite the arch in my photos below. What fond memories I have of how easy it was to walk up directly under the arch from our campsite, minding the steep...More

Thank jesse o
Reviewed September 24, 2017

We went to quite a few arches while we visited Arches NP but this was one arch we were disappointed in. The advantage is it's a short hike to this arch that you can see from a distance below it. I'd try spending my time...More

1  Thank Jane_A60
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