More Arches

Turret Arch

Double Arch

Skyline Arch

Landscape Arch

The features that give Arches National Park its name form when enormous fins of sandstone are weakened by alternating freezing and thawing of water that seeps into the porous rock. Once a hole forms, it is enlarged by weathering and rockfalls, and eventually it will collapse completely. There are over 2000 natural arches within the park’s borders.

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