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Mesa Arch

Canyonlands National Park, UT
+1 435-719-2313
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The Mesa arch is a natural bridge over Canyonlands and is a tourist attraction where you can admire... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christian D
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Lovely Sunrise

All the people who were there were internationals. Although busy at sunrise, it was a very nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus Oh
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Visit this mesa at sunrise for the best scencic views.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Canyonlands National Park, UT
+1 435-719-2313

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Mesa arch is a natural bridge over Canyonlands and is a tourist attraction where you can admire what mother nature has to offer at it's best

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the people who were there were internationals. Although busy at sunrise, it was a very nice view in July 2016. It was nice to share with all those nice people.

Thank bwc3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mesa Arch is beautiful and easy to get to. Hard to compare it's beauty to some of the awesome arches in nearby Arches National Park. Definitely don't miss it when visiting Island in the Sky.

Thank DogDoggie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I have visited Mesa Arch, I am struck by how uncrowded it is compared to other famous spots in the western US, including nearby Arches NP. This should be a spot on everybody's bucket list to see before they die. The views are...More

Thank Jeremiah Z
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We were staying in Moab and made the 45 minute drive to Mesa Arch to see the sunrise. We got there around 6:45 am to see the sunrise around 7 am. There were already a group of photographers with their tripods set up. The walk...More

Thank PandaHouston
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We hit CanyonLands, Goblin, and Arches National Park. All three had wonderful charm and some great elements. However Mesa Arch in CanyonLands was the best, most scenic and least crowded. Wonderful feeling of connection to history and the land in some of the more remote...More

Thank yugtac
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Mesa Arch was very stunning, but you need to time your visit to when there are less people. They tend to stand for extended times to get a "perfect' picture, which deprives everyone else to get theirs. We traveled in october, so the weather was...More

Thank 323teda
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Like many others, I’d seen the screen saver of this arch for years and wondered where it was. A year earlier, on a group tour, I went where the bus went and had no idea how close we were. But Last April I got creative...More

Thank jesse o
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The views from the arch are just beautiful. There is a short trail and easy place to find parking. A must see in canyonlands

Thank betty f
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It is a must see stop while exploring Canyonland NP, but if you also plan to visit Arches NP, so you will be able to see a lot of them there and even more huge and much more beautiful.

Thank siomikas
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17 March 2017|
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Response from VCC9 | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying in Moab. I would leave at least 75 minutes before sunrise (depending on hotel location maybe even earlier) The scenery on the way in is spectacular even 20 minutes before sunrise! Better to get there early... More
26 September 2016|
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Response from Jonathn6 | Reviewed this property |
The arch is in the national park. Anyone can drive into the park to see the arch. If you want the pictures at sunrise, get there early. People are there up to an hour before sunrise to get the closest spots.
Janelle H
23 March 2016|
Response from MN_Fernando | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, visit Canyonlands. Most of the great views in the Island in the Sky are only steps away from your vehicle...no hiking necessary. Mesa Arch does require a short hike and you will have to go over a small hill... More