Share Our World: Windows Trail Hike

We saw a lot of arches on your trip to Southern Utah. This area in Arches National Park is called the Windows Area. There are four arches all close together.

North Window
South Window
Turret Arch
Double Arch (more in next post)

Arches are fascinating.

According to the plaque at the start of the hike.

The rock in which the arches are formed was deposited as sand more than 150 million years ago. Over time it was buried by new layers, hardened into rock, and shaped by the powerful forces of erosion.

This hike 8/10.

Sara's RatingPart of hikeMy thoughts
2Access to trailEasy access, lots of parking
2DifficultyVery easy, 1.1 mile (1.8 Km) mostly flat paved trail
2ViewsGreat views of the arches and the land around it
1DestinationGood, the arches are the destination
1Time on trialVery quick hike

Here is a map of the trails.

North Arch

A very popular destination. There was even a man in his electric wheelchair up at the base of the arch.

South Arch

I really love this picture cause it shows the scale of the arch. There is a person in the bottom left.

@jarvie and I in front of South Arch

Standing at South Arch looking out on the land.

Turret Arch

View of North and South Windows from Turret Arch

Double Arch

This is such a cool arch I am going to do another post on it.

View from Double Arch

A great place to see a lot of arches all in one very easy hike.

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