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Dead Horse Point State Park

Open Now: 06:00 - 22:00
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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...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just ignore the neon-colored uranium holding pond to the east. Otherwise the views are pure Colorado R. "canyon country."

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank truchas11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely gorgeous state park near Moab, UT. Worth the $20.00 entrance fee. Not really big, but the view of the Horseshoe made the trip totally worth it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarcsGoat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This state park is on a point jutting over a canyon on each side. You almost get vertigo looking down into it. Beautiful. High recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dead Horse Point is a favorite of ours to Mountain Bike. this last trip to Moab we didn't bring the bikes and just played tourist. We went to Dead Horse to actually see the sites that we miss. The views are amazing. The bend in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This point overlooks the Colorado River as it winds through the canyon. The view from the sit is spectacular. There are a multitude of trails to hike on in the area. It is a short drive from Moab and well worth the drive.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Windwalker1938
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have come this far, don't hesitate to take a little extra time and see this gem of a state park. The view is amazing and the story of why they call it Dead Horse Point is interesting. Well worth the drive and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MCH65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional place to visit with wonderful views the sun rise and sunset was fantastic and the story behind why its called Dead 🐴 shoe ia sad.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mikempson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the hike by the visitor center and the vistas. Later we drove to the point and really enjoyed the sunset.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank charliesthomasjr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little gem of a park is n the midst of the big National Parks but much less expensive. There is a 5-6 mile trail that goes all the way around the peninsula rim and it is DOG friendly!! There is a great campground in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank runtrails
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Wonderful trails and a fantastic view. The National Parks were closed due to the Government shutdown. We are so happy we spent a day here. it is as good as the Grand Canyon

Date of experience: January 2019
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29 September 2018|
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Response from KDA575 | Reviewed this property |
I just came back from dead horse park , not at dead horse , but in the Moab are there are , check in with the Ranger station and they will help .
29 September 2018|
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Response from caribbeantraveler91 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. They’re all an easy walk or short hike.
26 July 2018|
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Response from KDA575 | Reviewed this property |
Any of the bike shops will rent bikes and and there are shuttles services through all the bike shops or they can direct you