arches national park

The two closest airports are Grand Junction (109 mi) and Salt Lake City (230 mi).  


Where to stay with kids in moab

The Springhill Suites by Marriott is just a 5 mile drive to Arches. It has an AWESOME pool area for the family. Provides free breakfast and has large family suites.

Best time to visit arches national park

The best time to visit can sometimes be a personal opinion, but I would say April-May and mid-September-October.

see and hike

arches national park

Best sights to see and hikes to do with kids in Arches National Park.

arches visitor center

Talk to the park rangers, get your passport stamped and Junior Ranger badge, and find a memorable souvenir.

park avenue viewpoint

Closest to the Visitor Center. Stunning views. If park is busy consider doing this stop on your way out of the park to maybe get ahead of the crowds.

balanced rock

Can be seen from the main park road. Hike is only .3 miles round trip. This hike is possible to do with a stroller.

the windows section & Double arch

On the 1 mile Windows Loop Trail, you can see both the North and South Windows.

delicate arch

Most iconic arch. 

sand dune arch

This is a kid approved hike. Basically it is a huge beach in the middle of Arches National Park. 

Landscape arch

Located in area called Devils garden. 1.6 mile round trip hike. Very doable hike with kids.

Arches National Park with kids

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things to do in moab with kids