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Goosenecks State Park

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Address: SR 316, Blanding, UT
Phone Number: (435) 678-2238
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Only a very quick visit is needed. The overlook is simple. There is only one stinky restroom. Only go if it is on your way.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Dunn45
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Draper, Utah
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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only a very quick visit is needed. The overlook is simple. There is only one stinky restroom. Only go if it is on your way.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many people visit this spectacular place, I guess because there are so many other attractions around. It is well-worth your time to visit and not hard to get to. Next time I return, I will camp here.

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Belton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

"Gaze at the results of 300 million years of time, where the San Juan River winds and carves its way through the desert 1,000 feet below. This primitive park offers a spectacular view of this amazing and rare geologic formation, known as an entrenched meander". This place is about 4 miles from HWY 163 and if you're not paying attention... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The overlook is about 4 and a half miles off of Highway 163, and takes about 15 minutes driving time round trip. For this reason, it is worth your time. The fee for a car to enter is $5, which is completely reasonable, and overnight camping is $10. The road ends in a loop with a toll booth and restrooms.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was quite a pleasant surprise and well worth the small detour off of the main route. It blew us all away to see how this river carved it's way through the landscape.

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place to stretch your legs and us the facilities. Had a late dinner while being serenaded by the local crows ...

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2 Thank julius_s57
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This state park is worth a slight detour on your way to Monument Valley. The incision of the San Juan river has created beautiful entrenched meanders with great layer0cake geology exposed.

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Thank Lawrence M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gooseneck State Park is a good example of how a river, over time, can carve its way into rock. The signs said that the river traveled six or so miles in all the bends, but only went one mile downstream. You can walk right up to the edge and look over and down into the canyon. There was almost no... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very small but wonderful park. Until you have seen a river create a 300 foot cliff in the shape of snake that goes back and forth several times you won't believe it.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't much to this spot other than a great view. If you have never seen this type of topography before this spot is a great example. Don't expect much in the way of amenities here. Pit toilets and a covered picnic area.

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