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Balanced Rock

  • Arches Scenic Dr., 9¼ miles from park entrance on main road Map It
  • Arches National Park
  • Restaurant–Sight

Updated 12/19/2014

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The view is the best part of this picnic spot opposite the Balanced Rock parking area. There are no cooking facilities or water, but there are tables. If you sit just right you might find some shade under a small juniper; otherwise, this is an exposed site. Pit toilets are nearby.

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Arches Scenic Dr., 9¼ miles from park entrance on main road, Arches National Park, Utah, 84532, United States

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Updated 12/19/2014


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