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Arches National Park (Utah)


The New York Times: The Balancing Act of Arches

When Edward Abbey's best-known book Desert Solitaire was published in 1968, Arches National Park was merely a national monument and was as yet largely undiscovered by the public. In the decades since, Arches has grown exponentially in popularity with nearly two million visitors per year - compared to the approximately 25,000 visitors it saw annually in Abbey's day - and the solitude that Abbey...