View of Park Avenue -majestic rock formations 

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Park Avenue - Arches

  • Distance 4.57 km
  • Time 0 s
  • Speed 0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude 1289 m
  • Peak 1388 m
  • Climb 117 m
  • Descent 211 m
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May 23, 2018
JS2018
Had a relaxed start which was welcome after the long drive yesterday but still made it to Moab by early afternoon. We had a couple of hours spare before being able to pick the car up as the Alamo rental desk at the local airport is only staffed by appointment or when the flights need servicing.

So we decided to head into Arches for a quick explore. Very glad we did as we had a short hike down Park Avenue which was stunning and a wonderful introduction to the Park. We probably would have just passed the trail head by as it was a short walk. I am so glad we didn’t. Photos tell the story better than I can express in words.

Our RV Park is much larger than Bryce but they put us in a very nice spot, in shade, larger than most and fairly close to the showers which is nice. Have lovely views across to the Moab cliffs and La Sale mountains which still have a tiny bit of snow on them.

A tiring couple of days so it is really nice to have the luxury of a car and not have to pack up the RV every morning when we go out.

See below for a compilation of photos from our first day in Arches. Press play to view