Arches National Park in May

May is a great time to enjoy all the outdoor activities and things you can do at Arches National Park.  Remember to carry a hydration pack or a refillable water bottle in your backpack and wear sunscreen.

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You can expect highs near 80 and lows near 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Since you won’t find many shady spots at Arches, we recommend you plan outdoor activities in the cooler mornings and evenings.

Arches Weather in May

Arches Ranger-led programs are a good way to get to know more about this unique park. Find out what activities are available during your stay in April!

Arches NP Hiking in May

In May it's best to hike at Arches in the cooler mornings and evenings. Use sun protection and stay hydrated!

The Scenic Drive showcases some the most spectacular views in Arches. It's 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.

Arches Scenic Drive in May

Arches NP Stargazing in May

In May you can see the Milky Way from 11:00 pm to 4:00 am.  Definitely take one evening to stay after the sun set and LOOK UP!