Arches National Park with Kids

Located in southeast Utah, Arches is a great destination for families to explore the stunning red rock formations found at this National Park!


Best Time to Visit Arches with Kids

The weather at Arches National Park can be unbearably hot in the summer. If you visit in the summer, head out early before the day heats up to enjoy sunrise!

Arches Ranger Programs with Kids

It’s helpful to visit the Arches National Park visitor center. The rangers can give you tips for the best things to do with kids. You can also find out what ranger-led programs are offered at Arches National Park. 

Arches Passport Stamps with kids

Kids, and adults, will enjoy collecting stamps in their National Park Passport book! We recommend you get the passport book before the trip, just in case!!

Arches Junior Ranger Program

The Junior Ranger Program at Arches is a fun kid activity! There are activities to complete in order to earn the Junior Ranger Badge and signed certificate. 

Arches Scenic Drive with Kids

The Arches National Park scenic drive is a great way to see the park. There are points of interest along the scenic drive in the park where you can take photos, go hiking or just stop and enjoy the scenery!

Stargazing at Arches National Park with Kids

Be sure to maximize your experience by allowing your eyes time to adjust (usually takes about 30 minutes), avoiding the moon, bringing a star chart, and using a headlamp with red light.