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Skyline Arch Trail

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Trail

0.2 mile 0.4 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 47' 14 m
Descent: -2' -1 m
High: 5,225' 1,593 m
Low: 5,181' 1,579 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Megan W

A short, easy walk to Skyline Arch.

Megan W

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Family Friendly This arch is close enough and accessed by such a flat, easy trail, that most visitors could manage the trip easily.

Description

From the roadside, pull off on Devils Garden Road and head north on this flat, well-defined trail. In less than 1/4 of a mile, round the corner of a rock fin and see Skyline Arch. On a cold November night in 1940, a large chunk of rock fell out of the arch, instantly doubling the size of its opening. Late afternoon is thought to be the best time to photograph Skyline Arch for the best color.

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Sep 17, 2019
Anita Peebles
Sep 9, 2019
Stray Cat
Sep 2, 2019
Rich Leicht
Aug 7, 2019
Scott Street
Didn't complete trail due to time constraints. Didn't need walk far from parking lot to get a good view of arch.
Jul 8, 2019
Stephanie Cairney
Jul 8, 2019
Hannah Witter
Jul 1, 2019
Sean Hansen
0.2mi — 0h 15m
Jun 11, 2019
Trpy Erdman

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  4.4 from 7 votes

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#227

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#5,411

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Skewed Skyline Arch
Mar 9, 2015 near Moab, UT
Sunset at Skyline Arch
Mar 9, 2015 near Moab, UT

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