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Arches National Park Sights

Balanced Rock

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  • Arches National Park
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Updated 12/19/2014

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One of the park's favorite sights, 9¼ miles from park entrance, this rock is visible for several minutes as you approach—and just gets more impressive and mysterious as you get closer. The formation's total height is 128 feet, with the huge balanced rock rising 55 feet above the pedestal. Be sure to hop out of the car and walk the short (530-yard) loop around the base.

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Arches Scenic Dr., Arches National Park, Utah, 84532, United States

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Updated 12/19/2014


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