Double Arch

Double Arch towering above the surrounding landscape. Arches National Park, Utah

The Double Arch Trail is a short and easy 0.3 mile hike to a gargantuan natural arch with two arches spanning above the end of the trail. Found in the same parking area as The Windows Trail, it’s an easy addition while in the area.

Double Arch Trail Description

Double Arch begins in the parking area just down the slope from The Windows Trail. Follow the trail through the desert brush over the easy 0.3 mile hike, Double Arch easily visible from the trailhead as the destination. Once at the arch, climbing into the arch is optional. It can either be enjoyed from the end of the trail or by climbing up the rocks below the arches. Once you’re done admiring the scenery, head back out the same way you came in.

Getting There

From the Arches National Park entrance station, follow the main road for 9 miles, turning right onto The Windows Road. Follow that to its dead-end over the course of 2.5 miles where the road will turn into a parking lot for the trailhead.

Elevation Profile for Double Arch
Elevation profile for the Double Arch Trail in Arches National Park
Elevation and route courtesy of Route Scout

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