Arches National Park is famous for having the largest concentration of natural rock arches of anywhere in the world with over 2,300. On the surface it is a pretty straightforward and comparatively small National Park. As Elizabeth will describe in her post on Friday, we were able to cover almost all of the advertised points of interest in a jam-packed two days.


Most visitors center their visits around various pull-offs and short hikes to see iconic landmark arches. And we were no different. But merely jumping from arch to arch misses the larger picture of the landscape, including petrified sand dunes, towering monoliths, silhouetted sunsets and our favorite, the Fiery Furnace. I hope we were able to capture some of that beautiful larger picture in our video.

Also check out our post on Choose Your Own Adventure at Arches and People of the Parks!

Written by Cole

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Clarence Tong

Thanks for the wonderfully taken video! I love the arches!


The fuery furnace was one of our favorites also!! You should find the ice cream place in town before you leave!!


So glad you got to go into the Fiery Furnace.

Kelly Chambers

Cole and Elizabeth:

Thanks so much for sharing your year of adventure. I am loving reading about the parks, seeing your photos and videos and learning more about all of the national parks!


I had never heard of this park before. Great vid–thanks for sharing.