"Great Natural Formations in Southeast Utah" Arches National Park by mrclay2000
Arches National Park Travel Guide: 609 reviews and 1,580 photos
This place almost defies physical geography. Take Delicate Arch, the most recognizable symbol of today's Utah. According to markers, the arch will not long be with us before Mother Nature blows it away. The fact that its here at all is amazing, but when you realize that 3,000 other arches in varying quality and size sit within this one spot, its almost unbelievable.
If you hike to Delicate Arch (as everyone who comes here must), you'll note a circular basin just off its base that appears to have been formed by swirling water -- yet the basin is 300 feet deep. This is only one example of the intriguing mysteries of the formation of this park.
- Pros:Incredible vistas when the sun is right
- Cons:A dry, dusty desert almost without life
- In a nutshell:Bring your camera and hope for great sunlight
The way ain't easy but it's possible for old and young alike. Keep a watch out for the cairns (deliberate markers made... more travel advice
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