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This natural rock arch features panoramic views of Boulder and straddles two drainages. From the arch, you'll have vast views both north and south along the Front Range.

Half-Day Hike: Royal Arch is accessed via a ~3.5 mile roundtrip hike. Follow the directions for Royal Arch.

Family Friendly: Kids will be in awe of this cool arch. They'll love clambering on it as well as the views it offers!

Gem Type: Geologic Feature

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Tom Robson
Awesome Jul 2, 2018

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Mar 22, 2019
Brian Lennon
fun hike, great views, and a cool formation
Feb 14, 2019
Kat T
Jan 26, 2019
Jenn Scully
Jan 19, 2019
Tony Plaza
Jan 6, 2019
Ross Wehner
Icy in places but what a view!
Jan 3, 2019
Jeff Dowdy
My family did this later in the afternoon. my daughter and I made it to Sentinel Pass about .25 mile shy of the arch. it was a challenging hike th…
Dec 30, 2018
Alex Trujillo
Dec 20, 2018
Catherine Meyn

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