Fast Flow Alert Mountain snowmelt and spring runoff across the state have increased the potential for fast moving rivers and debris flows in some areas. Learn more
Arches Timed Entry From April 1 through October 31, 2024, daytime visitors to Arches National Park are required to have a timed entry ticket to enter the park. Reservations open three months in advance. More information at go.nps.gov/archesticket.

Moab Hiking

Everybody knows that the famous national parks near Moab, Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park, offer excellent hiking opportunities. But Moab also offers lots of excellent trails with the same spectacular scenery — without the crowds or entrance fees.

To help you choose a hike outside the parks, we’ve selected a few of the best. As always, be prepared for desert hiking conditions with extra water, sunscreen and sun hats, and a good map or GPS unit. 

Read these additional resources to learn how to travel thoughtfully and experience Moab most fully.

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