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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Visit this mesa at sunrise for the best scencic views.

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This is an easy hike from the parking lot. the views are outstanding. A must do when visiting Canyonlands

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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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55 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an easy hike from the parking lot. the views are outstanding. A must do when visiting Canyonlands

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy, short hike and the payoff is awesome! Beautiful view framed by Mesa Arch. It's a long way down, so be careful! You can't go to Canyonlands and not see Mesa Arch. It's definitely a must-do hike...and it is an easy hike!

Thank Doogle45
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy hike to arch, nice glow in morning, great views with not that many people. Definitely worth a look.

Thank OntarioCanuck1
Rotterdam, Holland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A must see when you are in the neighbourhood. Better than the arches in Arches National park. Why? It's the atmosphere that surrounds the arch and the fact that the morning sun makes it glow in a beautiful red colour. That gives this particular arch something magical. We enjoyed this spot plus the views from it tremendously.

Thank Ruud51
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple loop walk of about 0.5 miles - takes you out to an arch that frames extensive views of the horizon and canyon below. Best at sunrise. Take care at the edge!

Thank Baxie
chicago, il
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was glad we stopped at Canyonlands and did the hike to Mesa Arch - it is a pretty easy hike and lots of information for the kids as to why it is important to stay on the trail and not disturb the plants and ecosystem in the area! Watch your kids near the arch opening though!

Thank viv2367b
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11,769 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mesa Arch is a nice little surprise in Canyonlands National Park. This land formation is located on the Scenic Drive just north of the Upheaval Dome and Grand View Point Overlook junction. Here you will find a small and easy loop trail that is around half a mile long. The trail leads to a small arch that hangs off the... More 

Thank BradJill
Palm Harbor, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an unexpected trip to Canyonlands National Park and a wonderful surprise. Great for various levels of hikers, highly recommended.

Thank MyLeMel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't sure if this was going to live up to the hype. Many reviewers have mentioned massive crowds at sunrise saying it is "life changing". Knowing we like our nature sans pushy fellow tourists we made the trip in late afternoon. It requires a substantial drive through Canyonlands Island in the Sky District (so plan accordingly). The short .50... More 

Thank Lee P
Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a view peeking through the arch! In order to get our photo we had to request that others wait a moment before posing in front of the arch. But it was worth it. A short hike to get there but beautiful.

Thank Elizabeth R

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