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Park Avenue Trail

Arches Entrance Road, Arches National Park, UT 84532
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Nice trail

There is a steep descent at the beginning of the trail. If you are with little kids, do the trail... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zipper901
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Salt Lake City, Utah
One of the few places to find solitide

It's called Park Av because of the slab sided canyon walls. It's crowded but if u climb the canyon... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Glen Michael H
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The most popular hike in the park because of its ease and scenery.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“steep steps” (3 reviews)
“both ways” (6 reviews)
“stunning walk” (2 reviews)
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Arches Entrance Road, Arches National Park, UT 84532

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a steep descent at the beginning of the trail. If you are with little kids, do the trail backward, so that you can walk up to the steps and turn back.,

Thank zipper901
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It's called Park Av because of the slab sided canyon walls. It's crowded but if u climb the canyon shelf to the left of the observation point, you can walk as far as you feel comfortable. The shelf is up to 50 yards wide and...More

Thank Glen Michael H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We did the Park Avenue Trail twice at different times of the day and it felt remarkably different. Love this trail and it offers many opportunities for excellent photo shots!

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 23 September 2017

a trail that is a winding joy , beautiful when you see the three women jutting up from the slick rock ......memorable to see and park avenue trail is a short but , great first hike when you arrive in arches ....there are lots of...More

Thank finlander8888
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The Park Avenue Trail is one of the easiest and most beautiful short hikes in the park. Easier when heading towards the Courthouse rather than back up the hill. Stunning views.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This trails winds its way from one parking lot to another via a creek bed between cliffs. The view from the south end is beautiful and the hike is quite pleasant and far less crowded than many other hikes. I wouldn't call this a must-see,...More

Thank Cubicinches
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This was our first trip to Arches. Since we were there in July (and it was already hot at 7am) we planned on doing the Park Avenue Trail to get the most bang for our buck. It was neat because it had actually rained the...More

Thank HappyCamperShannon
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Park Avenue is frequently missed by people in a rush to get to Delicate Arch and the better known areas of the park It's very well worth stopping and walking the 100yds to the viewpoint though Nature really is incredible and to see the different...More

Thank TomDyerUCF
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The view here is amazing but the place was packed with people wanting to take a selfie, and a group photo and a panoramic shot, and a close up and a wide angle etc. But wait calmly and yo eventually get to see the vista...More

Thank GRIMS
Reviewed 26 July 2017

You MUST stop here when visiting Arches National Park. It is an easy walk from the carpark. The view is spectacular. One of my favourite places in the USA and I am from Australia.

Thank Margot E
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