Arches National Park in August

Arches National Park in Utah is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts looking for an unforgettable experience. Enjoy hiking, biking, scenic drives, photography, and stargazing!

Arches National Park Packing List

August is right in the middle of the Arches National Park summer vacation season. Expect highs in the 100s and lows in the high 60s degrees Fahrenheit.

Arches Weather in August

Hiking at Arches in August

It’s best to plan your hiking in the morning and late afternoon when it’s a bit cooler and the sun isn’t so intense.

The Scenic Drive is the perfect activity to enjoy AC during the heat of the day! It's 43 miles, includes two spur roads, and takes about 2 to 3 hours to complete.

Scenic Drive at Arches in August

Arches Photography

You’ll find yourself taking a ton of Arches National Park photos. In August you’ll want to get up early to photograph sunrise at Arches National Park. Doing this you won’t need to worry about getting a timed permit!