Arches National Park News
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Fire Danger Prompts Elevated Fire Restrictions in Southeastern Utah
May 27, 2022 | 9:20 am
Southeastern Utah is experiencing hazardous fire conditions due to prolonged drought and extremely dry vegetation. Weather forecasts and wildland fire prediction models point to increased fire danger. As a result, on Thursday, June 2, 2022, all Bureau of Land Management (BLM), USDA Forest Service (USDA FS), National Park Service (NPS), State of Utah and unincorporated private lands in the following areas will increase fire restrictions.
Don’t Forget Your Arches Reservation! Arches National Park Prepares for a Busy Memorial Day Weekend
May 23, 2022 | 8:39 am
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, Arches National Park advises visitors to expect longer wait times at the park entrance and busier parking lots inside the park. Visitors should plan ahead and have alternative itineraries if they intend to visit Arches.
Vegetation Pile Burns Planned in Southeast Utah National Parks and Monuments
February 16, 2022 | 3:41 pm
Beginning February 21, 2022, and continuing through the end of March, park officials plan to burn piles of dead vegetation at various locations within Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments.
National Park Service to pilot timed entry reservation system at Arches National Park in 2022
December 10, 2021 | 10:00 am
The National Park Service today announced its intention to implement a temporary, timed entry reservation system at the highly visited Arches National Park in 2022. The pilot will run from April 3 to October 3, 2022. Visitors can book reservations first-come, first-served on Recreation.gov beginning at 8 a.m. MST on January 3, 2022.
2022 Community Artist in the Parks selected
December 2, 2021 | 9:24 am
The National Park Service Southeast Utah Group is pleased to announce Samantha Metzner as the 2022 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP).
Fiery Furnace and Backcountry Fees Increase at Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
October 27, 2021 | 11:55 am
Beginning November 10, 2021, the cost of Fiery Furnace tickets in Arches and backcountry and river permits in Canyonlands will increase to help fund essential maintenance projects and staffing at the parks.
Arches National Park Hosts Leave No Trace Hot Spot Programming on Public Lands Day 2021
September 14, 2021 | 1:13 pm
From September 24 to September 27, Arches National Park will partner with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics to host special programming for the public and Moab community.
Public Input Sought on Proposed Air Tour Management Plan for Arches, Canyonlands and Natural Bridges
September 3, 2021 | 11:50 am
The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking public feedback on a draft Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) that is being proposed for Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Natural Bridges National Monument.
Fire Restrictions Rescinded in Southeast Utah Group National Parks
August 31, 2021 | 8:00 am
As a result of recent rain and cooler temperatures, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS) and State of Utah will lift fire restriction orders.
Call for 2022 Community Artist in the Parks Applications
August 27, 2021 | 10:13 am
The Southeast Utah Group of parks will begin accepting applications for the 2022 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP) program on September 1, 2021. The CAIP program highlights local artists' connections to the landscapes of Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments.