Arches National Park in April

Arches National Park in April is a popular season due to the moderate temperatures.  April is a nice time to explore the park all day long without worrying about the daytime summer heat!

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Arches National Park in April is a pleasant time of year to visit. Daytime temperatures are warmer but mornings and evenings will still be cold.  The park is less crowded in April which is nice, but be prepared for possible rain or snow.

April is a nice time to visit Arches National Park.  The temps average highs around 70 degrees Fahrenheit with lows around 40 degrees Fahrenheit.

Arches Weather in April

Arches National Park is open 24/7. Visit the NPS site to get the updated operating hours for Arches. The visitor center is a great place to stop and obtain  useful information about the park generally and what you are most interested in.

Arches Visitor Center

Hiking Arches in April

April is a great month in the park for hiking due to the moderate temperatures, but prepare for cooler mornings and evenings.  Be prepared for wet weather.

The Scenic Drive is a must-do activity.  It includes two spur roads and takes about 2 to 3 hours to complete. The Scenic Drive showcases some the most spectacular views in Arches.

Arches Scenic Drive in April

Arches Night Sky in April

Arches National Park is recognized as one of the best places for stargazing. The slogan “Half the Park is After Dark” encourages visitors at night to simply Look up! to a sky literally filled with stars.