Arches National Park News
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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Fire Restrictions Rescinded in Southeast Utah Group National Parks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.
Arches National Park Schedules Public Meetings on Traffic Congestion and Crowding
August 25, 2021 | 10:17 am
The National Park Service today scheduled meetings to hear from the public as it works to address vehicular congestion and explores ways of providing efficient visitor access to Arches National Park.
2021 Fire Restrictions Updated in Southeast Utah Group National Parks
August 3, 2021 | 2:47 pm
Due to recent precipitation but persistent very dry conditions and increased fire danger in Southeast Utah, Superintendent Patricia S. Trap has announced updated fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments.
Fire Danger Prompts Elevated Fire Restrictions in Southeastern Utah
June 25, 2021 | 2:01 pm
Weather forecasts and wildland fire prediction models point to increased fire danger in Southeastern Utah. Increased fire restrictions are now in effect for all Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Service, National Park Service, State of Utah, and unincorporated private lands in Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan counties.
2021 Fire Restrictions Implemented in Southeast Utah Group National Parks
June 11, 2021 | 10:39 am
Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in Southeast Utah, Superintendent Patricia S. Trap has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments.
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks Prepare for a Busy Memorial Day Weekend
May 17, 2021 | 11:23 am
Arches and Canyonlands national parks are preparing for a busy Memorial Day weekend, and are advising visitors to expect heavy traffic, crowded trails, and limited parking. Visitors should plan ahead and have a back-up plan if they are not able to enter the parks during the busiest hours of the morning and early afternoon.
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks Accepting Comments on Proposed Fee Increases for Backcountry Operations
April 26, 2021 | 3:14 pm
Arches and Canyonlands national parks are seeking public feedback on proposed fee changes for Fiery Furnace tickets in Arches and backcountry and river permits in Canyonlands. The proposed changes would allow us to cover staffing and operational costs and improve our ability to support essential and effective operations and visitor services.