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From Moab: Half-Day Arches National Park 4x4 Driving Tour

1. From Moab: Half-Day Arches National Park 4x4 Driving Tour

After pickup in Moab, your off-road 4x4 tour through Arches National Park starts near Doc Williams Point. Climb up a steep, short rock wall in your vehicle, then cut across a valley through sandstone fins and dunes. Pass the famous 92-foot wide Tower Arch and the Eye of the Whale Arch. See the Marching Men, a group of 7 towers lined up in one row.   Stop in a few great spots to take amazing photos, and enjoy a few short hikes throughout the tour. Learn about the formation of the red rocks, take in the fresh air, and enjoy the silence while admiring the scenic views. Exit via an old cowboy trail and see Dinosaur tracks on your way back to Moab, where you'll be dropped off back at your accommodation.

From Moab: Full-Day Canyonlands and Arches 4x4 Driving Tour

2. From Moab: Full-Day Canyonlands and Arches 4x4 Driving Tour

Take a 4x4 driving tour through Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. This thrilling adventure includes stops for short hikes and scenic views. After pickup from your hotel in Moab, drive towards Canyonlands National Park high atop the Island in the Sky mesa. Descend via the steep switchbacks of the famous Shafer Trail and enjoy a brief stop to explore Native American rock art that was carved into the cliffs by the Ancestral Puebloans.   Continue through Canyonlands along a portion of the White Rim Trail over to Musselman Arch for incredible views of the Colorado River below. Enjoy a few stops with short hikes. In the afternoon, enter Arches National Park near Doc Williams Point. Climb a steep rock wall and drive across a valley through sandstone fins and dunes.   Pass the famous Tower Arch, the Eye of the Whale Arch, and the Marching Men — a group of 7 towers lined up in one row. Stop for some short walks to enjoy the fresh air and admire the views of the red rocks. Once you have explored both parks you'll be driven back to Moab, with a brief stop to explore dinosaur tracks along the way.

From Moab: Arches National Park 4x4 Drive and Hiking Tour

3. From Moab: Arches National Park 4x4 Drive and Hiking Tour

After pickup in Moab, start your full-day tour of the Arches National Park with a moderate hike. Walk among the stunning arches and admire the incredible red rock landscape. Learn about the park as your guide shares their knowledge of geology and explains the history of the area. At the end of your hike, stop and refuel with a buffet-style picnic lunch before heading out into the backcountry where your 4x4 adventure begins. Navigate the rugged jeep trails leading to remote arches that few get to experience, and take in the vast panoramic views that the backcountry has to offer. Pass the famous 92-foot wide Tower Arch, and the Eye of the Whale Arch. See the Marching Men, a group of 7 towers lined up in one row. To end your trip, stop off to check out some ancient dinosaur tracks embedded in stone and exit the park via an old cowboy trail, then make your way back to Moab.

Moab: Half-Day Canyonlands National Park Private 4x4 Tour

4. Moab: Half-Day Canyonlands National Park Private 4x4 Tour

Folks visiting the parks on their own typically only see what is alongside the pavement road ─ this private 4x4 half-day trip will let you explore both the paved sections and backcountry of Canyonlands National Park. Enjoy complimentary snacks and water during your trip. If you’re looking to get the most out of your national park experience in Moab, this adventure tour is just what you're looking for. You’ll discover hidden gems, hear stories, and leave feeling like you missed nothing. Venture through the backcountry of Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky District) alongside a personal guide while on board a 4x4 backcountry vehicle with heat and air-conditioning for a comfortable ride no matter the season. Learn all about the parks, history, and geology of the Moab area as you explore hidden, off-road spots. Your guide will point out arch formations and other towering landscapes along the way. Some of the sights you’ll see include Potash Mine, Shafer Trail, Musselman Arch, Ancient Indian Petroglyphs (Rock Carvings), Thelma and Louise Point, and breathtaking canyon views. Since this is your own private tour experience, you can choose to stop for photos at any point. 

Arches National Park: Half-Day Private 4x4 Off-Road Tour

5. Arches National Park: Half-Day Private 4x4 Off-Road Tour

Folks visiting the parks on their own typically only see what is alongside the pavement road ─ this private 4x4 half-day trip will venture into both the paved sections and backcountry of Arches National Park. Enjoy complimentary snacks and water during your trip. If you’re looking to get the most out of your national park experience in Moab, this Arches tour is just what you're looking for. You’ll discover hidden gems, hear stories, and leave feeling like you missed nothing. Learn all about the parks, history, and geology of the Moab area as you explore. Your guide will point out arch formations and other towering landscapes along the way. Sights on this tour include Marching Men, Tower Arch, Eye of the Whale Arch, and much more. Since this is your own private tour experience, you can choose to stop for photos at any point. 

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What people are saying about Tower Arch

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 202 reviews

We had an fabulous time!! Dan-O was awesome and took us to some really beautiful spots places that we would NEVER have seen on our own... It was so nice to be able to relax and enjoy the beauty of Arches, and leave the driving to someone else! Well worth the cost. Perfect end of a perfect day in Moab!

Our driver Blaine had a vast knowledge of the history of the park and Utah. Very safety conscious. Exciting and interesting trip with remarkable views!

We really enjoyed this tour. Matt was excellent and shared tons of information about the area and things to see/do.

Justin was a great driver and a terrific knowledgeable guide! We had a wonderful trip and never felt rushed.

Great opportunity to get up close to arches. In various locations. Guide was very informative.