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Double Arch, Arches National Park

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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4.9/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Double Arch is a close-set pair of natural arches, one of the more known features of Arches National Park in Utah, United States. From the Double Arch parking area it's a 0.5 mile (0.8 km) round trip to the arches. There are no guardrails or fences to prevent visitors from exploring directly beneath and through the arches.The area was used as a backdrop for the opening scene of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, in which the arches are briefly visible. However, the cave shown in the movie does not exist.Double Arch was formed differently from most of the arches in Arches National Park. It is what is known as a pothole arch; it formed by water erosion from above rather than more typical erosion from the side. The larger opening has a span of and a height of.
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  • From the Windows and Turret Arch it is only a short walk to the Double Arch. There is a large rock to the right of the path which reminds you of a young Elvis ang a collection of rocks on the left whi...  read more »
  • A few minutes walk from parking the car - easy, flat walk - and a good one to explore and climb around. Not my favourite in the park, but totally worth seeing. 
  • This Arch is really spectacular at sunset, which I was able to see last month. It's an easy walk to the Arch, but getting up to the ledge to watch the sunset took some effort. It's harder coming down ...  read more »
  • It seems like the Double Arch is in the middle of now where. But it is well worth the visit. Bring the camera along during the sunsets to capture the beautiful views and colors.
  • Not crowded at all, easily reached from the road, and a great view if you're willing to climb up a few rocks at the back. The sky through the arches makes it all so peaceful.
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  • Short hike to great views. You can climb around in the shade underneath the arch.
  • my favourite arch. two of those incredible things right next to each other ans somewhat intertwined (looks like it) - beautiful and impressive
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