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Address: Arches National Park, UT
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Stunning rock formation in Arches National Park.

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What Can I Say? BIg Impressive Scenic Wow!

There're not a lot of specifics I can offer here, other than the Arches is packed with amazing bit of scenery like Babel, courtesy of millions of years of nature. See it!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Shoreline
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There're not a lot of specifics I can offer here, other than the Arches is packed with amazing bit of scenery like Babel, courtesy of millions of years of nature. See it!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Tower of Babel is a large rock formation located along Arches Scenic drive about 4.5 miles from the park entrance. It's plainly visible from a car, but there is a parking area nearby with educational signage if you want a better look. Other interesting formations such as Courthouse Towers, Sheep Rock and Three Gossips are also visible at this location.... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Really easy to see from the road and worth getting out of the car to marvel at. The different layers of rock are really clear and it's just fabulous to marvel at the way erosion has shaped this place.

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Tucson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Think of a tower reaching almost to the sky when looking at this formation. The vertical, pillar-like striations make this look like columns on some ancient Greek temple (or biblical, in this case). It lies roughly between the 3 gossips formation and Courthouse formation. It is among the first stops from the visitor center. On a stormy day, the angry... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This formation is easily seen along with the Three a Gossips and the Courthouse. There is a viewing area to see them. Take time to stop!

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This monument is visible upon first entry to the Arches National Park. Across from it is the Three Gossips and adjacent in foreground is Courthouse. Road descends so you are among the giant rock formations at the base looking up and then on to the Windows, Landscapes and other sections of this awesome park. Great roads, easy access for vistas... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

The arches park is very cool. You will need at least a day. For hiking get there at sunrise and with lots of water. We started withthe longest hike that was farthest from the entrance and worked our way out. This beat the heat and the crowds.

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Cusco, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

One of many along the road in Arches National Park. Driving gives you one perspective, but if you have time - hike next to these giants.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

What an amazing structure to be able to simply drive past and marvel at! And all from the comfort of your car! We simply couldn't get enough. A great structure in this amazing park!

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Milford, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

This was the easiest area to see at Arches National Park as you drive by it but don't be fooled by that, you will need to do some hiking to see the best. I highly recommend Delicate and architectural arches on your hikes. Water and Good boots a must.

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