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Goblin Valley State Park

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Address: Hwy 24, Green River, UT 84525-0637
Phone Number: (435) 275-4584
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AWESOME! A must stop between Capitol Reef and Moab

Goblin Valley State Park is a surreal place in which you can't help but feel giddy. I stopped here with my wife and two daughters (ages 11 and 13) on our way from Capitol Reef to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Goblin Valley State Park is a surreal place in which you can't help but feel giddy. I stopped here with my wife and two daughters (ages 11 and 13) on our way from Capitol Reef to Moab. It was AWESOME. First we scrambled about as a family with near hyper energy until my wife wanted a little alone time. She... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Felt like we were on Mars! Such a fun place to visit...a must see! I love how you can get up close and personal with the hoo doos! It's like a playground for grown-ups. We had a blast climbing and exploring this unique Utah treasure!

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stopped by here in the middle of a long drive to Arches NP. My wife had this place picked out to see. I was a little wary of this place because it was hot out and during my research there didn't seem like much to do other than see the formations. When we got there it was hot and all... More 

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Bucks, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

As this is a State Park away from the main thoroughfare of Utah tourists it is very quiet, although what you are offered is an amazing experience that is nothing like you will have had before. The kids loved this very alien land, with loads to see and explore. Take lots of water though as it is very hot. There... More 

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Maryville, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Definitely different from all the other State and National Parks in the area. A little bit out of the way but worth it just because of the unique scenery and it doesnt take all day to see it. This is the place the boy scout leaders got in trouble for destroying some of the rock formations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I thought we'd stay the whole day here, but once you frolic in the valley, there isn't much else to see unless you want to hike (we didn't). There are sheltered chemical toilets, but no where to refill water so bring plenty! Note: we did not visit the campsites, just the Valley. My 2 year old LOVED playing in the... More 

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Eastern Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

How often are you allowed to climb and explore in a park that looks other worldly? I love that there are no paths and restrictions. You can explore anywhere and everywhere! The bathrooms were clean and well maintained. Bring water! It's hot even in the early spring and fall! There's no shade (except for the picnic shelter) whatsoever! If you... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Being able to actually wander through and touch the "goblins" was really neat. The formations are so weird and cool, and it's fun to explore there. The fact that you're actually able to climb on and around the unique terrain is really something special. You'll never see anything else like it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had an awesome time exploring Goblin Valley with our four year old. After doing several other parks our little guy seemed to enjoy Goblin Valley the most. The park rangers were very nice and helpful. After they experienced flooding from a large storm they moved our campsite to a much more accessible site. They had free showers which was... More 

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Goblin Valley was a great stop after hiking to the Great Gallery in Horseshoe Canyon. The formations are unique and fitting of the name "Goblin."

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