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Looks like nothings and then...

This place when driving up looks like you went on a long drive into the middle of nowhere for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah T
Bizarre Bizarre Formations

Fantasy Canyon is worth the drive through the BLM oil fields. You will see some of the most bizarre... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place when driving up looks like you went on a long drive into the middle of nowhere for nothing, but then you get a nice surprise. Get out of the car and walk a little bit and WOW. Super cool, definitely worth the drive.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantasy Canyon is worth the drive through the BLM oil fields. You will see some of the most bizarre natural rock formations in Utah - and that saying something! Stop at the information booth first to figure out the trail first because the trail is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s definitely a drive to get there, but glad we did! The hiking trail is not well marked and it took some time to find it and then we lost it again along the way, but we saw most of it. The formations are unbelievable!...More

1  Thank adroy1996
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Not what you would expect but worth the drive. You go through the oil and gas fields to get there. Along the way you will find needs of wild horses. It's also a great way to see where the gas comes from. The rock formations...More

1  Thank maflynnstone
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Off the beaten path, these rock formations are wonders to see and experience. About an hour south of Vernal UT with the last 8 miles on some unpaved but well maintained gravel road, the site is remote and no one else around during our visit....More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

It is cool to see the formations, but people have toppled many of them. The signs don’t match the formations any more and need to be updated.

Thank 184rachelled
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Took about an hour to get to Fantasy Canyon from home. It was a beautiful drive with wild horses and diverse landscapes. The canyon itself was much smaller than expected. Dare I even say, cute. The kids enjoyed running up and down the hills and...More

Thank cartoonist021
Reviewed July 9, 2018

off the beaten path, these rock formations are wonders to see and experience. About an hour south of Vernal UT with the last 8 miles on some unpaved but well maintained gravel road, the site is remote and no one else around during our visits....More

Thank tim n
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We took a day trip to visit the rock formations and was not disappointed, bring sunblock, bug spray and plenty of fluids as the climate is very hot and dry.

Thank StuM210
Reviewed June 17, 2018

It was a drive out there from Vernal, but worth the drive. The hoodoos are amazing and safe for the kids to climb on.

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MariaT8579
June 19, 2017|
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There is no fee.
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Colleen S
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
I didn't avail myself of the camping facilities, so I'm not really sure. EITHER Fantasy Canyon or Goblin Valley State Park has a campground and 2 yurts for rent, But I can't remember which one that is.
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Joanne H
November 10, 2016|
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Response from tobeykenobi | Reviewed this property |
The walking/hiking is not very far...the entire area is actually fairly small. While hiking up into the formations, following the marked trail, you should definitely look at where you are placing your feet and hands... More
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