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Arches National Park

North Window and South Window Arches

Turret Arch

Arches National Park, located near Moab, Utah, in the mid-western United States, is noted for its concentration of natural arches - about 2,000 have been located in the park's area.

The area was designated as a national park in 1971. Previously, it had been a national monument since 1929.

Among the notable features of the park are:

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