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Double Arch

Castle Valley, Utah

based on 17 reviews



0.56 miles

Elevation Gain

135 ft

Route Type



Added by Scott Kranz

Arches National Park has the largest collection of arches in the world, making this a great hike to not only explore the renowned Double Arch, but to take in quite a few others as well.

The hike to Double Arch is a relatively flat and easy hike of 0.5 miles roundtrip. You can add this to the rest of the quick spots you may want to visit on your visit to Arches.
This arch is created by two arches that shares the same stone as the foundation for their outer legs. This arch was formed by downward water erosion as opposed to the more common side-to-side erosion.

The good news is that there's a fair amount of parking at the parking lot, because visitors also tend to park there to visit the Windows section of the park.

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Double Arch Reviews



Visit at night and escape the crowds. Winter time in the early morning is another option to avoid large crowds.

Very crowded, but super cool!

A very crowded, easy hike to the arch. But the arch is beautiful and there is enough space you can still find your own little spot away from the crowd.

Tourist trap. Cool though. Look for it in the Indiana Jones movie

Sunrise hike, beautiful.

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