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"Balanced Rock" Balanced Rock Tip by kazander

Balanced Rock, Arches National Park: 24 reviews and 42 photos


Just off the park road is the gravity defying wonder of Balanced Rock. Perched on an unsteady looking base, this huge boulder towers precariously above you. There is a parking area designated for taking the view in, but for a more up close and personal look, you can take the short trail around the base. We went just before sunset when the warm afternoon glow really brought out the orange coloring in the stone.

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  • Written Jul 11, 2007
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