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Private Arch Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Thompson, Utah that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until September.

Length 5.3 mi Elevation gain 846 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Views

No dogs

Waypoints (0)
Contact

Arches National Park PO Box 907 Moab UT 84532 archinfo@nps.gov www.ngs.gov/arch 435 719-2299

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Erica Regan
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Definitely pros and cons to this hike. It’s father out which makes it difficult to get to and it could be marked better. However, I did like how there weren’t as many people around for photo opportunities. But by the time we got there, the summer heat was taking over and it was pretty exhausting. If you have the energy, sunscreen, and water, don’t miss it!

Kyle Allen
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HikingRocky

VERY poorly marked primitive trail. We did the Devils loop but started the loop counterclockwise. There are no signs to guide you along the small dirt foot pathways, which at some parts break off into 2-5 different footpaths in different directions. The only form of signs are cairns (stacked rocks) but this is pointless given there are cairns built all along the false paths. We started @ 8:40 am but those false paths added 60-90 minutes and 1.5 miles to our trip. Bring plenty of water!

Simon Guérard
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Hiking

It can be diffciult to find your way sometimes, but nothing too bad, especially if you don't go too early and there are other hikers! I would strongly advise that you complete the loop. Also, this is the most boring side of the loop. So I suggest doing the loop counterclockwise to keep the best for the end

Jason Bamford
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Really pretty. We did the whole loop counter clockwise took about 3 and a half hours.

Ryan IG @Anderson.outdoors
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If hiking the Devils Garden Trail Loop , don’t skip this section

Doug Neidholdt
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Hiking

Nice arch tucked away. Most probably miss this one. It is a side trail off the Devils Garden loop trail. Don't miss it.

MaKayla L.
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Hiking

I have a fear of heights, so this trail was quite difficult for me, however my husband was patient, and helped me through the rock fin and small wall climb. We did the trail counter clockwise, which most people did not. This makes the beginning of the trail very easy and your left with the difficult rock passages. Also, this trail does take 2 to 3 hours, so start it earlier in the day, unless you have proper equipment to hike as the sun sets. We had head lamps which allowed us to watch the sunset on the rock cliffs before wrapping up our hike.

Breck Tuttle
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Short hike off the Devils Garden primitive trail

Silas Salas
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Craig Brecken
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steve howell
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Jason Wilding
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Rachel Hard
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Nick Cassie
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Pavla Walsh
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Brandon Wessley
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Hannah Pinter
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David Purdy
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Jared McLean
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