Natural Rock Arches

Natural Rock Arches in Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands has more than 80 natural arches. Its most famous is Mesa Arch.

Canyonlands has more than 80 natural arches but arch hunters often bypass this park in favor of its neighbor, Arches National Park. Canyonlands’ most famous arch is Mesa Arch (pictured) in Willow Flat in the Island in the Sky District. It’s a favorite place to watch the sunrise and photograph the night skies.

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