Arches National Park: Rocks with Names
You don't have to examine this travel souvenir from United States closely to realize that it depicts a really unique place. Those travelers visiting Arches National Park in Utah will be amazed at the more than two thousand arches that nature has been creating for millions of years. The best way to know the arches is to hike in the park. You will need a hat, sunscreen lotion and a bottle of water as temperatures can really go up in this area. You'll be rewarded with spectacular perspectives of the arches as you approach them and walk under them. The most popular arch is Delicate, but there are many others that have been widely photographed by visitors. Each arch has its own identity, which has served as a reference to name them. Thus, there is the Courthouse Towers, which feature a series of columns, the Double Arch which joins two arches at their end, and the Devil's Garden which consists of rocks spread over a secluded area.
Knowing About Arches National Park
The best way to get to know the particularities of the arches is to join one of the guided tours, which are coordinated by the rangers. Also, you can buy a brochure or a book about the story of the park at the Visitor's Center. Nature lovers will love this park as it is home to a varied collection of fauna and flora species. Here, you'll come across mountain lions, red foxes, desert sheep, mule deers and rattlesnakes among many other animals. Botanists will have the opportunity to examine some of the desert flora, which include yucca, evening primroses, cliff rose, Mormon tea and Indian rice grass, among many other creatures. By all means, this is a great travel souvenir to take back home.