The Jeep Arch Trail is an informal route that starts near the Colorado River and climbs into the Gold Bar Rim Hills west of Moab, Utah. The trailhead is 0.8 km past the route to Corona Arch. From the parking area the unsigned trail goes through a tunnel under the Potash Railway line. From there the route follows the drainage, climbing into the hills for 3 km. The cairned route stays on the west side of the wash/canyon climbing gradually up the slickrock for an elevation gain of 312 m (1024 feet.).
In the bottom of the gully there were a few seasonal pools, and with the right light and angle, we can witness reflections of the trees and rocks above.
We went up into the arch and sat to have our lunch on the east side, below the arch. We hate it when people sit in the middle of arches; do they really want us to take their pictures? From the east side the jeep-shape is more obvious.
On the way down, we swung over to a ridge to catch a view up the Colorado River. Poison Spider Mesa is on the far left and Amasa Back is on the right, another hike completed on this trip to Moab.