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Park Avenue Trail

Moab, Utah

4.2/5
based on 9 reviews

Details

Distance

1.83 miles

Elevation Gain

318 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Lee Cuellar

Park Avenue Trail is one of the first major attractions within Arches National Park. There are beautiful sandstone walls, and amazing rock formation textures, shapes, and colors. Plan for 30 to 60 minutes depending on how quickly you're moving.

From the Park Avenue Trail parking area, you can walk up towards the lookout and admire the beauty, or you can hike down the steep path towards the canyon. The trail takes you down the wash to Courthouse Towers. You can either hike round trip to Courthouse Towers and back, or have someone drop you off at Park Avenue Trail and be picked up by the other end.

The trailhead is located on the Arches Entrance Road, 2.5 miles north of the visitors’ center, on the north side of the road. From the parking lot, follow the paved walkway 320 feet to the trail leading down to the Avenue.

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Park Avenue Trail Reviews

It's not the most stunning hike in Arches but definitely still pretty. It's a great night photography location as well.

A great first stop on your way into the park.

If you need a good warm up or only have time to pop into Arches NP, this is a good option. Amazing views!

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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