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Passport Stamp: Arches National Park   3 comments

We visited Arches on May 14, 2021. The Lady had signed up to get their tweets, so she knew that park capacity was being surpassed daily. They were closing the park to additional visitors at 11am. Or earlier. The park was re-opening in the late afternoon when more visitors could be accommodated in this “small” park.

Plus, we knew that popular spots would run out of parking fast. So we spent the night in Moab, and then got up at 6a to arrive at the park at 7:30a.

We had to wait in line for 15 minutes to get into the park; they had both lanes open to get the paying visitors into the park. We, of course, had our Golden Eagle passports, so we were in without paying the $30 per car. We elected to drive straight to the iconic Delicate Arch first … and we got there with plenty of parking available. After that picture was captured, we proceeded to drive through the rest of the park at our leisure, stopping at every designated wide spot in the road to take pictures.

The park’s website said we could spend 10 minutes at every Viewpoint, and finish the park’s paved roads in 4-1/2 hours. We beat that time, and felt that we had been there, done that.

Here is what we saw.

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MowryJournal.com: Arches National Park, 2014

National Park Service: Arches National Park

Posted May 14, 2021 by henrymowry in National Parks

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Utah’s Arches National Park. Photo by Manish Mamtani. Tweeted by the US Department of the Interior, 3/23/17.

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The Glory Of The Milky Way

Posted April 20, 2017 by henrymowry in National Parks

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Posted January 17, 2017 by henrymowry in Photography

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Framing   1 comment

A natural wonderland created by stone and erosion, Arches National Park offers unforgettable experiences. When visiting the park this summer, photographer Derek Cronk looked up and saw a shimmering rainbow framed in the massive window of Delicate Arch. “I felt lucky to be in such an incredible location as it was, but it took my breath away to be presented with such an amazing opportunity.” Lucky and good is a great combination. Photo by Derek Cronk. Posted on Tumblr by the US Department of the Interior, 8/27/16.

A natural wonderland created by stone and erosion, Utah’s Arches National Park offers unforgettable experiences. When visiting the park this summer, photographer Derek Cronk looked up and saw a shimmering rainbow framed in the massive window of Delicate Arch. “I felt lucky to be in such an incredible location as it was, but it took my breath away to be presented with such an amazing opportunity.” Lucky and good is a great combination. Photo by Derek Cronk. Posted on Tumblr by the US Department of the Interior, 8/27/16.

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Park Avenue

The Glory Of The Milky Way

Posted September 1, 2016 by henrymowry in National Parks

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Twinkles   Leave a comment

Posted August 23, 2016 by henrymowry in National Parks

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Seeing Utah   2 comments

Utah Vista   1 comment

Posted May 3, 2016 by henrymowry in National Parks

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