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Dead Horse Point State Park

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Address: SR 313, Moab, UT 84532
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435-259-2614
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From the prominence of Dead Horse Point, 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in...

From the prominence of Dead Horse Point, 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in the Colorado River, an ever changing landscape unfurls. Immense vertical cliffs meet with canyons carved by ice, water and wind creating a visual masterpiece. Plants and animals surviving on the edge of existence face many challenges of extreme conditions within this high desert environment. Stories of ancient hunters, resting along the cliff tops while knapping chert in preparation for the next hunt, and cowboys of the late 1800's, chasing wild mustangs onto Dead Horse Point, using the narrow neck to block off the natural corral . What story will you discover on your visit to Dead Horse Point State Park?

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This is a State Park just minutes away from Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. Of these 3 awesome parks I would say that this one is my favorite. Absolutely amazing views in a... read more

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a State Park just minutes away from Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. Of these 3 awesome parks I would say that this one is my favorite. Absolutely amazing views in a land of amazing views. DO NOT MISS THIS PARK!!!!

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Colorado/Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The trail system combines some hiking trails with mountain biking trails. While we were there, off-season, trail traffic was minimal, but I would expect a bit of congestion at prime times; e.g. holidays, spring break, etc. Beautiful desert canyon scenery with the snow-clad La Sal Mountains as a back-drop.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We missed the sunrise but drove through shortly after. It was so nice to explore with few other visitors about. Roadways are in good shape and access is easy. The experience can be as physical as desired. Lots to see from the road and viewpoints or many hiking options available.

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Moab, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This state park has easier access and more facilities than Canyonlands (Island in the Sky). The views rival that of the national park (and some say are even better). For that reason it is a better choice for people who like to simply drive up to a view and take a very short walk and maybe get a little coffee... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a nice visit. We stopped here before heading towards Canyonland NP. I liked the views. It was pretty cold in Nov end when we were there. But nice view of the green river.

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maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Near Canyonlands NP, beautiful road leads to Dead Horse Point, stunning, great visitor's center with a lot of interesting information. Perfect for photographers, must see!!

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have not been up here for 15 years as the trails are a bit easy. The views are spectacular. My dog is older and the trails are pretty flat which made it easy for my dog to walk the trails.

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Holliston, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here after coming out of Canyonlands - it is a great recreational area. The folklore was interesting and it was a nice short drive. The porch at the visitor center is a nice sunset spot.

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This area has very easy mt bike trails. The trails are fast, fun and rolling. The views are spectacular.

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Alderson, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

State park that is on the way to Canyonlands. Very nice visitors center that was open with helpful staff. Easy to see if you have limited time in the area.

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