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Dutchman Arch

Dutchman Arch is a small but picturesque arch you can walk inside of or climb right on top of

A closer view of the arch
Dutchman Arch is low to the ground, and many people like taking pictures inside the arch or climbing on top of it. It’s easy to get to and worth the trip.
Getting there
  • Reaching the panels is on dirt roads.
  • From I-70 take Exit 131 which is marked with signs for the Temple Mountain and Sinbad Roads.
  • From the interstate follow the Temple Mountain Road which will double you back parallel to I-70 for about 3.9 miles
  • Turn right on the Sinbad Road Rte 3228 ( 38.843685, -110.705305 ) where the signs are also pointing the way to Swasey’s Cabin.
  • Continue following the Sinbad Road for about 1 mile and turn right onto Swasey Cabin Road at ( 38.836795, -110.722405 )
  • Keep going on what is the main road for 3.5 miles to an intersection at ( 38.862146, -110.774727 ), turn right and follow the dirt road to a concrete culvert underpass under I-70 that will take you to the north side of I-70.
  • Follow the dirt road left spur after exiting the culvert, at the next intersection turn left, the arch will come up quickly on your right.

Driving under the highway through the culvert on the way to Dutchmen Arch


The view of Dutchman Arch from the back side

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