Hike to Corona Arch
Utah › Corona Arch Trailhead
Added by Tyler McFall
This 1.5-mile hike to the arch usually ins't too crowdedCorona Arch is home to this famous rope swing videoThis hike gets very hot during the summer. Bring plenty of water!Duration: 2 hours
This is an easy 1.5 mile hike to an amazing arch in Moab that ISN'T in Arches National Park. If you have every seen any “arch swing” videos this is where its done! Hangout under this massive arch without much of a crowd. This should only take a couple of hours round trip depending on hiking speed. The arch offers just about the only shade you will find on the hike, although you will have to move with the sun to keep out of it.
Even though there is a world famous video of people rope swinging off this arch, it’s still considered a low-key spot in Moab. Most people visiting spend their time at The Arches or Canyonlands so you wont run into very many people on this hike. There is just something about standing under a massive arch!
Keep in mind that this hike is extremely hot during the summer months so bring A LOT of water. On the trail, there will be waypoints along the trail to help you find your way to the arch.
- Hiking shoes
- Plenty of sunscreen
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This hike is short and pretty easy to navigate. It took about 20-30 minutes to hike to the arch and it was well worth it. The arch is massive and impressive and definitely on par with Arches' arches. Like others have posted, if this was in the national park it would be a much busier hike but since it's not you can enjoy more solitude!
I love the Corona Arch! Its a super short and easy hike, but gets totally overlooked due to its close proximity to Arches/Canyonlands NP - which means you can usually enjoy this 100 foot arch all to yourself, unlike any trail this short with a view like this in the surrounding National Parks.
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