June 07,2008. We stayed overnight at Spanish Trails in Moab and we will be taking in Arches NP today.
These good folks are from BC,Canada and been TCing for many years.
Motoring to Arches on Hwy 191.
Posing next to Arches entrance sign.
Arches is starting of busy this morning.
I'm glad we bought the America the beautiful pass while we were in Zion NP.
Please can I keep him.
Maybe if I stand real still no one will see me here.
Road to the interior of Arches.
Arches NP,entrance road.
It's a easy climb up this entrance road.
A lot of traffic this morning.
Has Dr. Seuss been here?
Our first stop inside Arches.
It's hard for me to image these were at one time blowing sand.
La Sal mountains dressing up the Petrified Dunes area.
Our second stop.
Alex and Julie with Balancing Rock in the background.
Tour buses abound in Arches.
Different faces of Balancing Rock.
The advantage of having a tripod for your camera.
From Balancing Rock I was able to zoom in on Turret Arch in the Windows area.
Parking at Balancing Arch is very busy and parking area is small.
Traveling toward the Windows area.
Garden of Eden ahead.
Into the Garden of Eden we go.
Strange looking strutures.
Parking area at Garden of Eden.
Double Arch viewed from the road.
Turret Arch,also viewed from the road.
People looked like ants from where we are.
Parking here is tight and crowded, this is the lower parking loop.
Many visitors from other counties were here getting off the tour busses.
Double Arch information board.
Pathway to Double Arch is a easy walk.
A good look of the parking area and roadway.
From here I shot some photos of double Arch and across the way.
Julie posing on the wall of Double Arch.
Two guys practicing their repelling.