Wilsons Arch, Utah, USA
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Wilsons Arch, Utah, USA

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Wilson's Arch is a natural sandstone arch in southeastern Utah, USA.  The arch is just 450 feet (137m) off U.S. Highway 191, 24 miles (39km) south of Moab, Utah. The arch has a span of 91 feet (28m) and height of 46 feet (14m).  It is an easy walk for the sure-footed from the road to the arch.  The climb is about 120 feet (37m) and one can stand right in the arch.

Wilson's Arch is non-commercialized and there are no services at the arch.  This also includes fees; there is no charge to hike around and in the arch.  Due to it's proximity to the road, this arch is heavily visited, both by viewers from the parking area as well as visitors walking up to enjoy the thrill of actually standing in the arch.

The arch is named after a local pioneer who lived nearby, Joe Wilson. The arch was formed over time by water seeping into natural cracks in the sandstone and freezing.

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A: Wilson Arch viewpoint

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view under wilson arch south of Moab

Wilson Arch viewpoint

B: Wilson Arch, south of Moab, Utah

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view from under the arch

Wilson Arch, south of Moab, Utah

C: Wilson Arch next to US191

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view of the famous Wilson Arch from the middle of the hill

Wilson Arch next to US191

D: Wilson Arch near Canyonlands National Park

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Wilson Arch near Canyonlands National Park

E: Lopez Arch, San Juan County, Utah, USA

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J: Needles Overlook, Canyonlands, Utah

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Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.

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