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By Nate Carlisle, Jason Bergreen, Erin Alberty and Brett Prettyman

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Hike of the Week: Delicate Arch

It took us five years, but we finally got around to making the most-famous trail in Utah into a Hike of the Week.

In fairness to us, a lot of you have already href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/50642911-117/park-arch-arches-delicate.html.csp" target="_blank">hiked to Delicate Arch. But we figured you might want to reminisce or there are a few folks out there that visited Arches National Park without straying far from the car.

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The hike's vital statistics are below. Follow the link href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/50642911-117/park-arch-arches-delicate.html.csp" target="_blank">here to learn even more.

Also, I mapped this trail in October while hiking with an old friend. Read about that by clicking href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/hiking/50425151-150/arch-delicate-arches-california.html.csp" target="_blank">here.

— Nate Carlisle

Destination » Delicate Arch

Round-trip miles » 4 miles

Hiking time » 2 hours

Elevation gain » 528 feet

Difficulty » Easy

Dogs allowed » No

Trailhead restrooms » Yes

Fees » $10 per vehicle (park entrance fee)



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