Arches National Park Katlyne Lewis

Arches National Park is located in the eastern Utah, United States.

Be on the lookout for (something unique to the park; plant, animal, etc.)

10,000 years ago, was the last Ice age and when the first humans lived in this region. 700 years ago was the last time people stopped living here.
The area of Arches 119.8 mi².

Things to do/see while visiting the park

Do you live in Utah and have hours to kill? Go to Arches National Park and see the magnificent round rocks. Have three-hours of nothing to do? Join the rancher-guided tour of the Fiery Furnace. (the background)

Be on the lookout for (something unique to the park; plant, animal, etc.)

The most famous arch is the Delicate Arch. The background is the longest hike/tour which is The Devil's Garden. There is almost 2,000 arches.

Wildlife

  • desert bighorn sheep
  • mountain lions
  • red foxes
  • western rattlesnakes
  • midget faded rattlesnakes
  • kangaroo rat
  • peregrine falcons
  • yucca moths
  • spade foot toad
  • and western collared lizards

Ways to protect the park

Make the rock in the delicate arch not so slick. Put barriers so you do not drop off the side. Close it on rainy days so nobody falls down the slick rock.

Fun Facts about Arches National Park

  • It is all made up of red rock formations.
  • It is very popular with astronomers because of the darkest which allows you to see a bunch of stars at night.

Credits:

Created with images by skeeze - "delicate arch night stars" • werner22brigitte - "devil's garden rocks dead roots"

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