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Muley Point Overlook

Mexican Hat, UT
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Dallas, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's a tough road to get to Muley Point on a Harley dresser. But we did it. Found that 20 mph was smoother than 5 mph. Still, you'll take a beating. The view from Muley is what you'd expect. Very picturesque. If you like photography, you'll enjoy the visit. Muley point is about 1,100 ft off the valley floor; and... More

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Doable but slightly risky in a normal (non-SUV) car. basically you're driving down the middle of the road on bedrock, and would need to put 2 wheels into sand on either side if something comes the other way (we were lucky, nothing did). Basically, you can get very similar views from the top of the Moki Dugway and Goosenecks State... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
51 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Muley Point is accessed via a turn off from the US-261 at the top of Moki Dugway. The road to Muley Point is about 3 miles and is unpaved - it really is very bumpy and you can't go more than 5 mph, that's the reason why I only gave it 4 rating as really if the road was paved... More

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Mankato, Minnesota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Pictures nor words can describe the Moki dugway and muley point. The view was marvelous. Three miles of switchbacks on gravel road was a rush and one of the highlights of our trip. Not for the faint of heart or fear of heights.

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Montrose, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Access is by way of a not well marked slightly rough dirt road off of UT 261 near Moki Dugway. Well worth the drive. Great views in almost all directions, especially early & on clear days.

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Mississauga, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I have now visited Muley Point Overlook two years in a row both in the month of May. It's stop of Cedar Mesa and im the view is breathtaking. You can see forever and in that forever view are canyons and ridges , valley of the Gods, Monument Valley and Navajo mountain. If you go late afternoon towards sunset, the... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

An unmarked dirt road at the top of the Moki Dugway takes you to a spectacular view over the goosenecks of the San Juan River with Monument Valley in the distance. There were 4 other vehicles when we went there on a Tuesday in late April. See it before some clowns start charging admission and putting up guard rails.

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Lafayette, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Wow what a pretty view. Overlooking the canyon below and off into the distance Monument Valley. So worth the short drive off the main highway.

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denver
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Never grow weary of stopping here if traveling between Capitol Reef and Monument Valley. Pools are nice to wade in or dangle toes, with vistas extending for probably 25 miles.

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Brisbane, Australia
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43 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We'd been advised by friends to take the route to Mexican Hat via this Gem - oh my.....this is mind blowing. The views over the canyon and out towards Monument Valley are beyond anything we could have expected. Did not want to leave. make sure you go the the end of the road and view from both points - simply... More

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