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Utah Hike of the Week: Private Arch — Arches National Park

Published October 7, 2013 10:13 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Directions • From the visitors center at Arches National Park, follow the main road 16 miles following the signs for the Devils Garden trail head.

Private Arch takes its name from its years without being named or mapped. Many hikers still skip this side trip on the Devils Garden trail. From the Devils Garden trail head, take the left fork (clockwise). Be sure to enjoy the many great arches and views in the Devils Garden. At 2.92 miles, a sign marks the spur to Private Arch. Follow the trail another quarter mile to private arch. When you're done there, rejoin the main trail. The remainder of the Devils Garden loop is only slightly longer than the way you came.

Nate Carlisle — GPS data

Find coordinates for this hike at http://tinyurl.com/pnko6h5