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Arches National Park Travel Guide

Arches National Park Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Arches National Park with our insider's guide.

Multisport Outfitters

Adrift Adventures. This outfitter takes pride in well-trained guides who can take you via foot, raft, kayak, 4X4, horse, and more, all over...

Bicycling

There's world-class biking all around Arches National Park, but the park proper is not the best place to explore on two wheels. Bicycles are...

Bird-Watching

Within the park you'll definitely see plenty of the big, black, beautiful raven. Look for them perched on top of a picturesque juniper branch...

Boating and River Expeditions

Although the Colorado River runs along the border of the park, there is no boating within the park proper. You can, however, enjoy a splashy...

Fishing

There is no fishing in Arches National Park, and the Colorado River is too silty to offer good fishing. The nearby La Sal Mountains are dotted...

Four-Wheeling

With thousands of acres of nearby Bureau of Land Management lands to enjoy, it's hardly necessary to use the park's limited trails for four...

Hiking

Getting out on any one of the park trails will surely cause you to fall in love with this Mars-like landscape. But remember, you are hiking...

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is very restricted in the park. Horses are not allowed in the campground and must be fed a special diet for a period of time...

Rock Climbing and Canyoneering

Rock climbers travel from across the country to scale the sheer red rock walls of Arches National Park and surrounding areas. Most climbing...

Swimming

There is no swimming in the park. The nearby Colorado River may be suitable for swimming in late summer or early fall, but never enter the river...

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