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Beautiful Scenery

While not the most impressive from certain perspectives, the area around the Towers section is... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Greg M
via mobile
All viewpoints on the Scenic Drive are fantastic : this one also.

The landscape is wonderfull at this viewpoint. There is no Arch here but still it is not to be... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Hasselt, Belgium
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

While not the most impressive from certain perspectives, the area around the Towers section is really cool to me. In the early morning and late afternoon when we stopped by, both times we stopped to take pictures. As the sun lowered in the evening, the...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed August 2, 2018

The landscape is wonderfull at this viewpoint. There is no Arch here but still it is not to be missed.

Thank traveladdict3500
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This will be similar to monument valley if you drive through there. It is a pretty cool sight to see. There isn't really a trail, so you can walk around it. Personally just parking in the lot is good enough.

Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed June 17, 2018

You can view four formations right from the road and there is a viewpoint where you can pull over and look at them, unless it is closed for construction as it was when we visited. Since we have been here before we know we did...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed June 13, 2018

The red rock formation looks exactly like its name, and worth a stop for photos. Early morning is the better time for shots of this formation

Thank S4136XSdavidb
Reviewed May 30, 2018

There are two ways to get to the towers, you can hike from the Park Ave Trailhead... or if you are lazy, just drive to the Courthouse Towers viewing area. LOL. Worth a stop, pretty cool landscape!

Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Apart from the arches there are also some interesting structure in the Park. One of the most interesting is the courthouse towers which you can see not far from the entrance of the Park.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Some of the most commanding views in all of Arches are mere miles into the drive up from the visitor center. Stop and stand in the splendor of some seriously tall rocks and learn about the formation and destruction of the arches on your way...More

Thank Zach S
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Courthouse Towers are tall stone columns located on the Arches Scenic Drive 4 mi from the visitor centre. The notable rock formations are the Three Gossips, Sheep Rock, the Organ, and Tower of Babel. The first two (facing east) are best visited in the morning...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed February 7, 2018

You'll see these from the road and there's probably some hikes to take to get up closer. Pop into the visitor center to get some details to make the best of your visit.

Thank Henry T
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