Arches National Park

Hello and welcome to the Record of the Week! This week, the team travels to Arches National Park in Utah. The park, shaped by proclamations and laws signed by six presidents, became a national monument on April 12, 1929. It now spans more than 76,000 acres and features over 2000 natural arches, the highest density of natural arches in the world. Read more in ArcGIS Story Maps.

The GLO website provides live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than 12 million federal land title records issued between 1788 and the present.
 
The site also hosts images of survey plats and field notes, land status records, and control document index records, and is one of the most visited websites in the Department of the Interior. Visit glorecords.blm.gov for more information.

Arches National Park
 
Shown above is a survey plat depicting the boundary of "The Arches National Monument" as the site was known during the 1940s when this survey was conducted.