Arches National Park 4x4 Adventure Guided Tour from Moab

Day Trips & Excursions in Moab
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Tour description

Hop into a Toyota Land Cruiser with your expert guide and head north from Moab to the backcountry entrance of Arches National Park and avoid the crowds.Our first stop is to see dinosaur footprints. For millions of years this area was teeming with dinosaurs.We pass Balanced Rock, one of the most iconic features of the Park, standing a staggering 128 feet. Landscape look familiar? Indiana Jones, and Thelma and Louise have scenes shot here.The 4X4 trail into the backcounty climbs a short but steep rock wall passing sandstone fins, towering pinnacles and tall spires known as the Marching Men. We stop at Tower Arch for an optional hike.As you travel along the track, hear informative commentary about the geology, wildlife and history of the park.We make another stop at Eye of the Whale for an optional hike to a seldom visited slick rock playground named Herdina Park.After exploring the backcountry we exit past the three gossips and Park Avenue before your guide returns you to Moab.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Arches National Park, Moab, UTVisit Arches National Park on a 4-wheel drive (4WD) tour that features spectacular sandstone arches and access to areas that most visitors don't see. An expert guide will maneuver your 4WD past red rock highlights such as Marching Men, Tower Arch and Eye of the Whale. Experience these monuments and more up close and learn about the park’s wildlife and history. Duration: 5 hoursPass By: Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail, Off US191 near milepost 141, Moab, UT 84532This 5-hour tour even includes a stop to see fossilized dinosaur tracks, left behind millions of years ago when dinosaurs roamed the region.Stop At: Eye of the Whale Arch, Moab, UT 84532, USAEye of the Whale Arch is located in the Herdina Park area of Arches. An optional 1/2 mile hike leads you under the arch to an outcropping of seldom visited red rock formations . Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tower Arch, Klondike Bluffs, Arches National Park, UT 84532An optional hike to the awe-inspiring Tower Arch begins at the foot of the bluff, where the 4WD road ends. From here, the route is rocky and steep, though short. Tower Arch itself is very large with a 92-foot span and can be viewed from the trailhead for those opting out.Duration: 1 hour

What's included

  • National Park Tour by Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
  • Pick-up from your motel or campground, if needed
  • Ice water & lemonade
  • Licensed experienced local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Eye of the Whale Arch
  • Entry/Admission - Tower Arch

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Park entrance fees
  • Car or booster seats for children