Arches National Park has the largest concentration of natural arches in the world over 1000 arches have been mapped here. Many formations of red rock sandstone are visible from the road, but don't cheat yourself. Take time to hike in Arches and experience the incredible views. Stop at the Visitor Center to pick up park and trail information.
POINTS OF INTEREST:
The Manti-La Sal National Forest; Devils Garden; Fiery Furnace; three mile round trip hike to the famed Delicate Arch.
DISTANCE FROM CORTEZ: 120 miles. DAY TRIPPIN' TIME: All day. ACCESS: Car, hiking; entrance and camping fees. SERVICES: Cortez, Dove Creek, Monticello, and Moab.