Arches National Park

We had amazing nine days of vacations in Utah and Nevada: sunny, full of adventures, nature wonders, and, of course, memories. I planned this trip for a long half year, read a lot. And by the beginning of the Summer, I had the biggest problem: how to include all these breathtaking Utah places. So the easiest way was to trip through all five Utah National Parks.
San Dune Arch
On Monday we started our day in Green River. Yesterday we entered Utah during late hours and didn’t see anything except highway. Morning showed the wall of Green river. I was impressed. So first we checked nearest places.
San Rafael Swell
San Rafael Swell
San Rafael Swell
Black Dragon Canyon
Black Dragon Canyon
Black Dragon Canyon
After the lunch we entered Arches.
Arches National Park
Arches National Park
La Sal Mountains Viewpoint
La Sal Mountains Viewpoint
La Sal Mountains Viewpoint
Courthouse Towers Viewpoint
Courthouse Towers Viewpoint
Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock
Sand Dune Arch
Trail to Sand Dune Arch
Trail to Sand Dune Arch
San Dune Arch
We didn’t hike to the Delicate Arch but we walked to the Upper viewpoint (check th eline of people waiting to make a photo)
Upper Delicate Arch Viewpoint
Upper Delicate Arch Viewpoint
Landscape Arch, Double O Arch, and Navajo Arch
I wanted to hike this trail with a lot of arches on the way. Let me show why.
The trail by itself is beautiful: you feel like walking on Mars.
Devils Garden Trail
Devils Garden Trail
The first we stopped near Landscape Arch
Devils Garden Trail
Landscape Arch
Landscape Arch
Landscape Arch
And then trail becomes more challenging climbing over slubs.
Trail to Double O Arch
Trail to Double O Arch
Trail to Double O Arch
Trail to Double O Arch
So the Double O Arch
Double O Arch
Double O Arch
Double O Arch
Double O Arch
On the way back to trailhead we visited Navajo Arch, one of the most unique in the park (though all of them are unique)
Navajo Arch
Navajo Arch
Look, who we met on the trail!
Devils Garden Trail
Devils Garden Trail
Skyline Arch
Skyline Arch
Windows
The last stop for the day was the Windows Trailhead. We planned to meet sunset there
Sunset at Windows Trail Loop
Sunset at Windows Trail Loop
Turret Arch
Turret Arch
And both Windows
Sunset at Windows Trail Loop
Sunset at Windows Trail Loop

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