Mesa Arch
Part of Canyonlands National Park

Also Known As: Rotary Arch, Trail Arch, and Washer Woman Arch.



Natural arch-like opening in a rock mass.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
38.3878595°, -109.8636644°
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6099 ft. (1859 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Mesa Arch is covered by the Musselman Arch, UT US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Arches

Washer Woman 1.4 mi
Musselman Arch 6.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Aztec Butte Land 0.9 mi
Muffin Butte Land 0.9 mi
Willow Flat Land 1.1 mi
Green River Overlook Man-made 1.5 mi
Island in the Sky Land 1.5 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is CANYONLANDS THE N which is approximately 5 miles away and has an elevation of 5,930 feet (169 feet lower than Mesa Arch). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January .60" 36.6° 19.4°
February .40" 44.0° 24.9°
March .86" 53.4° 31.8°
April .81" 62.4° 38.5°
May .82" 73.2° 48.3°
June .41" 84.8° 59.3°
July .97" 90.5° 65.1°
August .77" 88.0° 63.3°
September .88" 78.5° 54.7°
October 1.31" 64.8° 43.0°
November .75" 48.1° 29.8°
December .55" 37.8° 21.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 71% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 51% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 96% of other locations on record.