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Arches National Park
 

Arches National Park, Utah

 
Arches National Park, home to 2,000 known natural arches as well as numerous spires, fins, windows and natural bridges, is a fun place to take curious kids. Even those under the age of 9. Why? At Arches National Park science is real. Here, kids can see, first hand, the effects of water and wind on the shape of the land. And geology isn't the only natural science that comes to life at this U.S. national park. Potholes and biological soil crusts, two unique natural features, are home to living organisms and offer children, as well as adults, a peek at biology. Even jaded teens are sure to confes... Read Mores, 'This is neat stuff!'
Turret Arch, Arches National Park

Turret Arch, Arches National Park

Flavia Righetti

Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park, Utah

Flavia Righetti

Arches National Park, Utah

Arches National Park, Utah

Alfredo De Simone

Balanced Rock, Arches National Park

Balanced Rock, Arches National Park

Alfredo De Simone

 
Arches National Park reviews
 

More than natural arches

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Submitted on 21 December 2007 by snowedunder from Monza, Italy

The breadth of the landforms is one of southeast Utah's most pleasant surprises. Each bend in the road brings you face to face with something new. Arches National Park is no exception. In fact the arches, as spectacular as they are, are just one of the many sights on show. Or maybe our early morning hike in Fiery Furnace simply overloaded our senses and dulled us to the park's true wonders. Either way, both my 8-year-old daughter and 18-year-old niece are still raving about this U.S. National Park. Potholes and biological soil are as frequently discussed as natural arches and the process of erosion.

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