Arches National Park

Kailey Rivera

Park Overview

Arches National Park is located near the town of Moab, in southeastern Utah. The park is open year-round, 24 hours a day. It contains the world's largest concentration of natural stone arches. It has a dessert like climate and contains a lot of eroded rock. The services it offers are park ranger tours and programs

Activities

Canyoneering

Canyoneering is an adventure sport using climbing equipment for rappels and other technical descents through the canyons
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Hiking

Arches contains a variety of hiking trails, ranging in length and difficulty, these trails provide access to outstanding viewpoints and many of the park's famous features including Balanced Rock and Delicate Arch.
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Photography

Arches has numerous opportunities to take beautiful photographs, visitors are literally surrounded by compelling subjects for photographs. The park even offers a free photography plan to make sure you capture every beautiful piece of nature arches has to offer.
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Trip Information

Clothing

Right now Utah is experiencing cold weather so you will need


  • Insulated Jacket
  • Under Armor
  • Sweatpants
  • Sweatshirt
  • Leggings
  • Wool socks
  • Climbing shoes
  • Hiking boots
  • Hat
  • Gloves

Cost

There are 4 people going on this trip, to stay in the park it will cost $110 minimum. Depending whether or not you take a tour the price will go up, different tours provided by park rangers vary in cost.


Food Cost: $170

  • Stove
  • Hamburger meat and buns
  • Baked potatoes
  • Granola bars
  • Soup
  • Chips
  • Steak
  • Protein snacks


Travel Cost: To drive from Texas to Utah gas will cost about $183


Time: 4 days will be plenty of time to see arches park, we are going over thanksgiving break because even though it is cold the park looks beautiful and is less crowded then it would be in the summer so it will be very peaceful.

Equipment

  • REI Kingdom 6 Tent $439
  • REI Lumen Sleeping Bag $88
  • REI Medical Kit $26
  • REI Montra Hiking Boots $109