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Added by Allison Herreid

Looking Glass Arch is a short, but steep hike with scenic views overlooking the Moab area.

Getting there:

From Moab, follow Highway 191 south for about 23 miles until you get to Looking Glass Road/Co. Rd. 131. Take a right and follow the road for about 2 miles and then turn left into the parking lot.

It is only about 0.10 miles from the parking lot to the arch itself, but there is a ~150 ft. elevation gain. Though this arch is easily accessible going to or from Moab, it is passed by many -- definitely worth making the quick detour!

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Sturdy shoes or hiking boots
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Activities:

Chillin, Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Easy Parking
Scenic

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about 1 year ago

A favorite

There's a great trad climb to the top of the arch and you rappel through the keyhole. So much fun.

about 1 year ago

Added by Allison Herreid

Recent college grad with a passion for photography, the environment, and exploring the outdoors. Instagram: @allisonherreid

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