Arches National Park

Arches National Park

Off Road Vehicle Access in Arches

Eye of the Whale

Location: In Arches National Park Surface: Dirt and sand Difficulty: Beginner Length: 14 miles oneway Time to Allow: 1 hour Season: Year round The Eye of the Whale road runs about 9 miles from the Klondike Bluffs area of the park to the main scenic drive near Balanced Rock. It is a relatively ...

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Four Wheel Drive Road

Four Wheel Drive Road leads ten miles from Tower Arch Road to Willow Flats Road. A four-wheel drive vehicle with high clearance is necessary to travel this rocky, sandy and sometimes steep road. Park authorities recommend visitors drive this road from its northern terminus to Willow Flats Road. Travel ...

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Klondike Bluffs

Location: In Arches National Park Surface: Dirt, sand and slickrock Difficulty: Beginner Length: 10.7 miles oneway Time to Allow: 2 hours Season: Year round To get to the seldom visited Klondike Bluffs area of the park, take the all dirt Salt Valley Road. It begins about a mile before Devils Garden area on the ...

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Tower Arch Four-Wheel Drive Road

This four-wheel drive road extends westward three miles from Salt Valley Road. In a mile and a half it meets Four Wheel Drive Road and continues westward a short distance before turning northward. The route leads northward for one mile to meet the western terminus of Tower Arch Trail. ...

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Willow Flats Road Four-Wheel Drive Road

Willow Flats Road leads westward from Balanced Rock four miles to the park boundary. This road is accessible to high clearance, four-wheel drive vehicles. The route crosses at least three tributaries to Courthouse Wash. These crossings are usually covered with deep sand making four-wheel drive necessary. This route is ...

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