Arches N.P. climbing and canyoneering permits available online
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Day-use permits for canyoneering and rock climbing in Arches National Park are now available online, park officials said in a news release last week. The permits are free of charge, but those who plan to do canyoneering in the park are required to self-register for all routes except for those in the Fiery Furnace, park officials said.

Permits for the Fiery Furnace must still be obtained at the park’s visitor center.

Canyoneering groups on the Fiery Furnace and Lost Spring Canyon routes will be limited to six persons, while group size in all other areas will be limited to 10 persons, according to the news release.

Rock climbers are encouraged to self-register, and groups will be limited to five persons, park officials said.

“Day-use data will be used to assist the National Park Service in actively managing and monitoring desired resource and visitor experience conditions,” the news release stated.

Online permits and more information are available from the park’s website at: www.nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/canyoneer.htm and www.nps.gov/arch/planyourvisit/rockclimbing.

Self-registration permits for routes other than the Fiery Furnace are also available outside the Arches Visitor Center at the Climbing and Canyoneering panel, according to the news release.

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