公园里来回48里的景观道路连结所有壮丽的风景及各主要的拱门， 拱门国家公园不过几乎都是远远的看，想近看就得走一段不算短的路。如果时间不充裕，在此列出几个笔者认为一定要看的。平衡石(Balanced Rock)就在路旁边，不走过去也看得很清楚，明信片里也找得到喔。幽雅拱门(Delicate Arch)应该是最有名的，犹他州标志上的图案就是它，而且还是少数只残留拱形的石头;不过想走到旁边可不简单，来回长达3里(4.8公里)。南窗和北窗这两个拱门是连成一线的，看起来好象一对眼睛，从停车场只能看见一个，走过去来回只有1.1公里。
Arches National Park which is located near Moab, Utah DepartmentAn area of 309 square kilometersPreservation, including the world-famous Delicate Arch, including over 2000 natural rock archesPark highest peak elevation of 1753 meters likeOriginally, in April 12, 1929 National MonumentNovember 12, 1971 a National ParkSince 1970Has 42 arches collapsed due to erosion.
Founded in 1929, National Monument hereBut until 1971, before the birth of the National ParkHere is the world's largest concentration of natural sandstone arches oneJust cataloged on more than two thousandThe youngest is only 3 feet wideLandscape Arch is the largest long as 306 feetBut also it has a very strong color contrast of textures on all the stones300 million years ago into a stone because there was a vast expanseThe sea water disappeared after many yearsuSalt bed and squeezed into the rocks and other debris getting thickerThen, the bottom of the salt bed lost pressure above the broken, complex changes in crustal uplift, with weathering, an arched stone formedEven today, new arches continued manufactureOn the other hand, are gradually destroyed the old arches.
48 back and forth in the park landscape road connecting all the magnificent scenery and major arches, But almost all far to seeWant to have to take a close look at some of the road is not too shortIf the time is not sufficient listed in this I believe that a few must seeBalanced Rock in the middle of the roadDo not go to see the past clearly, postcards also findDelicate Arch should be the most famousUtah logo design is that itAnd only a minority of residual arched stoneBut I would go next was not easyBack and forth up to 3 years (4.8 km)South window and two arches north window is a line ofLooks as if an eyeOne can only see from the parking lotOnly 1.1 km walk back and forth.
Due to Arches National Park is located above the salt layer, with varying degrees of erosion, and the formation of many different arches.
About 300 million years ago, this was a marine salt layer.After the disappearance of the sea millions of years, the salt layer is covered by water, air and garbage, and extruded into rocks and other debris.After uplift and natural weathering, to become today's arches.
Park not only geological characteristics peculiar arches, as well as the size of a large number of minarets, stone base and balance.But also it has a very strong color contrast of textures on all the stones.
Arches National Park, the highest point in the elephant peak1753 m above sea level. Lowest Visitor Center.1245 m above sea level.
Arches National Park, with an average annual rainfall of 250mm.
Arches National Park by the National Park Service is responsible for managing.
- 精致拱门或幽雅拱门(Delicate Arch)-经历长时间风雨侵蚀却没有倒塌，犹他州主要地标之一。
- 平衡石(Balanced Rock)-体积相当于三辆校巴的巨石立在岩顶。
- 双拱门(Double Arch)-两个相同大小的拱门。
- 景观拱门(Landscape Arch)-公园里最长的拱门。
- 恶魔花园(Devil's Garden)-因散布拱门而出名。Delicate Arch or the elegant arch--Through wind and rain for a long time but did not collapse, one of the main landmarks in Utah.
- Balanced Rock--Volume equivalent to three school buses boulder standing in the rock roof,
- Double Arch--Two arches of the same size.
- Landscape Arch--The longest arch in the park
- .Devil's Garden--Known for spreading Arches.
Arches National Park is open year-round, but the visitor center is not open on Christmas Day.
Onlycamping park, visitors want to stay in a hotel, Moab 5 miles south of there are many hostels and restaurants.Be careful walking trails, some sections directly step on the stones, carefully slip and get lost.
Only one entrance to the park: I-70 south of Highway 191 turn.
Is generally considered dawn or dusk is the best time to watch, because sun exposure will arches dark orange.