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Arches National Park

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Delicate Arch photoArches National Park is located in eastern Utah. It has over 2000 natural sandstone arches, including the world-famous Delicate Arch, as well as a variety of other unique geological formations.

The parks' highest elevation is 5,653 feet (1,723 m) at Elephant Butte, and its lowest elevation is 4,085 feet (1,245 m) at the visitor center. The park receives 10 inches (250 mm) of rain a year on average.

The area was originally designated as a national monument on April 12, 1929. It was redesignated a national park on November 12, 1971.

Among the notable features of the park are:

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