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Goosenecks State Park

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Address: SR 316, c/o Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum 660 W 400 N, Blanding, UT 84511
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Called in here several times over the last 20 years and still an amazing site, imagine how many thousand years it took for the river to cut through the rock.

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Called in here several times over the last 20 years and still an amazing site, imagine how many thousand years it took for the river to cut through the rock.

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Avon, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located much closer to Mexican Hat than to Blanding, 8.3 miles (13.4k) versus 51 miles (82k), and not far from Monument Valley, Goosenecks State Park is a great place to stop for a picnic before or after a visit to Monument Valley, or if you are just in the area to simply see the stunning sight of the San Juan... More 

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Hurricane, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on 5/3, coming from Blanding, UT on Highway 163. To get there you take 163 to 261 to 316, All the roads are paved and easy to drive. Follow the speed limits as 316 twists and turns and we saw a Jeep rollover on the day we were there. The entry fee is $5, there are picnic... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So worth stopping here. It's only $5 but you literally get the place to yourself to walk around and look deep into the crazy views of the river. It was quiet here, no crowds, and spectacular views no matter where we looked. It makes me smile to think back about our quick visit here. We spent about an hour here... More 

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was down there with the Utah OHV, State park and BLM for a ride and tour this museum is a hidden gem, it is full of so many antiquities. Do not miss this place

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm glad I made the stop-we had to pay $10 though, b/c we were in a large van (there were 5 of us). The view was amazing, but there wasn't much to do beyond enjoying that view. I'm not trying to sound like that wasn't worth it, but I just want people to know there's not much in the way... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gooseneck State Park is a neat and short detour for those traveling along 261 north of Mexican Hat. Roadsigns indicate the Gooseneck State Park turnoff. Afterwards, a 3-4 minute drive leads you to the pay station ($5 per vehicle) and entrance. The area is quite small with a handful of camping sites, picnic tables, bathroom facility and a small... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had visited Horseshoe Bend in the past and I loved it, so I knew I would like this and I was not disappointed. For $5, the views were spectacular and it was so quiet you could hear the river below. It is so hard to think that it is 6 miles of river snaking around the bends that only... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Goosenecks was a pleasant surprise. It's a really cool view right near Valley of the Gods and Mexican Hat. But once you've seen the view, that's about all there is to do there. I think you can picnic and camp but why pay to camp there when Valley of the Gods road has dozens of free spots with a better... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spectacular view and just a short drive from Mexican Hat. Can be done before or after Valley of the Gods. The view is simply spectacular.

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