Arches Trail

EASY 14 reviews
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Arches Trail is a 0.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Panguitch, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
0.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
187 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

hiking
3 months ago

I like this trail a lot. But, like an idiot, I wasn't able to research it enough before going and got to see and spend time only at one arch. So, that means we have to come back again! Keep in mind that there will be about 4.5 miles in on dirt roads to the trail. The day we were on the roads, they were pretty good and dry, though a few parts had washed out on road sides, and the road was quite rocky. We had a Volvo station wagon which navigated it well, lower clearance vehicles may have posed a challenge. The drive takes longer than walking on the trail. But this trail would not be for finishing a hike.... Though we only saw one arch, we spent an hour and 15 minutes doing .6 miles in and out. If we had been able to see other arches, we'd spend more time.

walking
4 months ago

good for kids

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful in November. So many hoodoos and arches you walk right past. Amazing vista is red rock and green mountains. Nice little side trip.

6 months ago

Tourist trap, go when it’s raining! Although it’s really pretty during the sunset hours.

hiking
10 months ago

Excellent short hike, this gem is an easy to overlook trail on the way to Bryce.

10 months ago

awesome little catch. deserted, eye candy all around, and Jack rabbits and chipmunks running around. my son counted 19 arches!

hiking
Monday, April 10, 2017

Short and fun trail for those with small kids. There is so much to explore and we loved trying to spot all the arches.
The trailhead is easy to find and the hike is a loop just north of the parking area and is marked with a sign. It's a must do if you're in the area.

hiking
Sunday, July 03, 2016

This stunning little loop is a short and easy/moderate stroll to the ridge line above Losee Canyon. A beautiful array of hoodoos create an imaginative wall of turrets, windows and arches.

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