Arches National Park in March

Arches National Park in Spring is one of the most popular seasons due to the moderate temperatures.  It’s nice to be able to explore the park all day long without worrying about the daytime heat during the summer!

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Arches National Park in March is a terrific time of year to visit. Temperatures are warmer but mornings and evenings will still be cold.  The park is less crowded in March. Be prepared for rain or snow.

March is a warmer time to visit Arches National Park.   The temps average highs near 60 degrees Fahrenheit with lows in the mid 30s degrees Fahrenheit degrees.

Arches Weather in March

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 March

Hiking in March is the best due to the moderate temperatures, but prepare for cooler mornings and evenings. Also be prepared for wet weather.

Arches Scenic Drive in March

The Scenic Drive is a must-do activity.  It includes two spur roads and takes about 2 to 3 hours to complete.

Arches National Park Scenic Drive in March

Arches Night Sky in March

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.