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Beautiful area

The arch itself is pretty cool, but the journey there and the surrounding scenery makes it even... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Greg M
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Tough hike on a hot day

This hike is easy, but becomes challenging in the midst of summer. At times it is hard to find the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
frojoe23
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Frostburg, Maryland
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Arch which requires a 4.2 mile hike through challenging terrain.
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Far End of the Devils Garden Primitive Loop, Arches National Park, UT 84532
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The arch itself is pretty cool, but the journey there and the surrounding scenery makes it even better. I found it hard to get a good angle, but then again I was using my phone. This area is the gateway to Dark Angel, and the...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed yesterday

This hike is easy, but becomes challenging in the midst of summer. At times it is hard to find the cairns marking the trail, but walking the tops of the sandstone fins is fun.

Thank frojoe23
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We had done Delicate Arch just gone sunrise to beat the heat but were up for another hike afterwards and so decided to give Double O a go especially as you get to see Landscape Arch en route and can easily detour to see Partition...More

1  Thank speedsister
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The trail through Devil's Garden gets you to Double O Arch. There is a bit of mild exposure and a little elevation gain as you walk along the tops of fins with drop offs on either side of the trail. The trail is interesting and...More

1  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 13 June 2018

But seeing them in person beats photos. The hike can be a challenge from parking lot, but bring water.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

My husband and I did this hike on a hot day in June. We started at 8:15 with temps around 80. By the time we finished at 12:30 it was 98 degrees. We underestimated the difficulty and time required to do this hike. We stopped...More

Thank lovetotravel560
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We hiked the entire Devil's Garden Loop returning via the Primitive Trail. Double O Arch was our lunch point, since we were able to find shade in the area. My least favorite arch on the Devil's Garden Loop but definitely still worth seeing and the...More

Thank gyshwysh
Reviewed 30 May 2018

First things first, Devil's Garden Trail is not the easiest. So make sure you have enough water and that you are in good shape. There is a bit of climbing, and some rock scrambling. The trail is not so defined too, so you'll have to...More

Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Double O Arch is 4.8 mi/6.4 km roundtrip from the Devils Garden trailhead (out and back) and should take about 2-3 hours. The trail is rated difficult because it involves hiking on slickrock and scrambling on rock fins with steep dropoffs. Alternatively, you can go...More

4  Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

It is not very long in terms of distance (approx 4 miles) but some of the terrain can be challenging for some. Along the way you see many other arches, including Landscape, Navajo, Partition, etc. The hike is worth for what you see along the...More

1  Thank Prat97xxx
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