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Goblin Valley State Park

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Cowboys searching for cattle first discovered secluded Goblin Valley. Then in the late 1920s, Arthur Chaffin, owner/operator of the Hite ferry, and two companions were searching for an alternative route between Green River and Caineville. They came...more
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Hwy 24, Apx 12 Miles West of Hwy 24, Green River, UT 84525
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All reviews rock formations capitol reef covered picnic area little wild horse canyon the san rafael swell interesting formations fun place to visit wander around worth the detour slot canyon great for kids running water entrance fee off the highway ranger station milky way bring plenty of water
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love love love this park! My kids love this park. It’s in the middle of no where but it’s so scenic. I love that it’s pretty well contained- easy to run around in and explore without getting lost or going too far astray. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Thedebbest
Reviewed January 20, 2019

I loved everything about this place! Its SO awesome! What set Goblin Valley apart from all others Ive visited is that, You pay your fee then your on your own to wander and explore. I loved how open and unrestricted it was. Don't get me...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steve C
Reviewed January 13, 2019

we planned on visiting goblin valley on our grand circle trip in march 2018. whilst travelling from bryce canyon , through capitol reef toward green river then moab, we visited goblin valley late afternoon. we found it to be an incredible place, totally different from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank John H
Reviewed December 25, 2018

We made quite a detour to visit Goblin State Park on our way to the Moab area. It cost $15 to enter, and there is really only one parking area next to the main body of hoodoos. It was interesting to see, but similar to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank reddiguy
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Go there if you visit Utah, one of my favourite places, you will feel like you are on a different planet! Just magical

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Edit R
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Spent the weekend hiking in Goblin Valley, Little Wild Horse Canyon and surrounding area. Gorgeous views and plenty to do if you know where to go! We stayed in the Yurt. It was lovely. Also has a campground and not far from Green River. Temple...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank daisymaebugbom
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Formations like from another world....picture here does not do it justice....Very pleased to have had the opportunity to see these remarkable formations

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SweetTripper
Reviewed December 4, 2018

It was so fun to visit Goblin Valley State Park! I love unique rock formations. The park is located in Emery County in the southeastern desert of Utah. There are thousands of hoodoo rocks known as “goblins” that look like mushrooms. You can explore about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SouthwestConqueress
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Spending some nights camping in Goblin Valley State Park is like staying on another planet. We were there during winter and there was no other soul around but us on the campsite. You can either go there with your camper, take your tent or stay...More

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank runawayueli
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

The park is huge. You can spend an entire day exploring the cool formations. The kids loved enjoyed climbing over the mushrooms and goblin heads spread throughout. Some people were climbing up the larger walls which looked a bit sketchy. Felt like we were on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kevin S
September 30, 2018|
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Response from Mary Jo W | Reviewed this property |
Usually our wind comes in the Spring. September and October are usually beautiful.
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September 8, 2018|
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Response from Kimberli U | Reviewed this property |
We saw dogs in the park
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