The Windows, Utah
Arches National Park in Utah is a natural wonder that attracts visitors from all over the world. With over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, the park is a photographer’s paradise. Among the most popular attractions in the park are The Windows, an easy to access area with multiple arches close to together.
The North Window, also known as the “Spectacle Arch,” is one of the largest arches in the park. With a height of 90 feet and a width of 48 feet, this arch is impressive from any angle. The name “Spectacle Arch” comes from the shape of the opening, which resembles a pair of glasses. The North Window was formed over millions of years through a combination of water erosion, wind erosion, and other natural processes.
The South Window, also known as the “Sunrise Arch,” is another large arch in the park. It is located just south of the North Window and offers similar views. The name “Sunrise Arch” comes from the fact that it is a popular spot for photographing the sunrise. With a height of 63 feet and a width of 47 feet, the South Window is slightly smaller than the North Window.
The Turret Arch is located just east of the North and South Windows. It is a unique arch that looks like a castle turret from some angles. With a height of 65 feet and a width of 35 feet, this arch is smaller than the North Window but still impressive. The Turret Arch was formed in a similar way to the other arches, through natural processes that eroded the sandstone over time.