Skip to content →

Balanced Rock

Balanced Rock I (Google Map)

Balanced Rock is one of the most easily identifiable features of Arches National Park other than Delicate Arch. The total height of Balanced Rock is approximately 128 ft (39 m), with the actual balanced rock rising 55 ft (16.75 m) above the base. In order to really appreciate what Balanced Rock is you have to understand the size of the thing. The massive boulder on top is estimated to weigh 3,577 tons which is the equivalent of an icebreaker ship!

Balanced Rock II (Google Map)


Balanced Rock III (Google Map)


Published in Infrared Landscapes


Leave a Reply