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Dead Horse Point State Park

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From the prominence of Dead Horse Point, 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in the Colorado River, an ever changing landscape unfurls. Immense vertical cliffs meet with canyons carved by ice, water and wind creating a visual masterpiece. Plants and...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the hike by the visitor center and the vistas. Later we drove to the point and really enjoyed the sunset.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank charliesthomasjr
Reviewed 3 days ago

This little gem of a park is n the midst of the big National Parks but much less expensive. There is a 5-6 mile trail that goes all the way around the peninsula rim and it is DOG friendly!! There is a great campground in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank runtrails
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful trails and a fantastic view. The National Parks were closed due to the Government shutdown. We are so happy we spent a day here. it is as good as the Grand Canyon

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank L M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This State Park rescued our holiday during the Government shutdown. The 2 other National Parks in the area were CLOSED due to snow but Dead Horse Point was of course still open. Great photo opportunities, kids had fun throwing snowballs over the stone fence (as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank redcoombe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dead Horse Point State Park offers incredible views into the canyons surrounding Moab, and is often less packed than the national parks in the area. It's a great fall-back plan or a good place to just get an alternate perspective on the canyons and wild...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank johno_slc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As many people presumably do, we visited Dead Horse State Park after visiting the Island in the Sky part of Canyonlands, which is sort of ‘next door’. Whilst the views at Dead Horse are great, it costs an additional $20 to visit here, and we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our last stop in Moab. It was about 4:00 and just beautiful to walk the grounds or stop for a nice rest at one of the many areas where benches are provided to view the beautiful sights.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martha P
Reviewed December 13, 2018

The Dead Horse Point State Park was a wonderful experience. We walked the east and the west rim trail and were absolutely overwhelmed by the views. An unforgettable day!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eliane S
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This place is spectacular! The views are breathtaking.. on a clear day not only can you see about 100 miles in all directions, but you can also see the goose neck of the Colorado River , amazing rock formations , cliffs, mesas, buttes, you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LisaBisMe
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Often it is forgotten after spending a full day in one of many Moab's destinations. But please make sure to enjoy the unique view that you all will recognize from movies and/or commercials.

Date of experience: May 2018
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September 28, 2018|
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Response from KDA575 | Reviewed this property |
I just came back from dead horse park , not at dead horse , but in the Moab are there are , check in with the Ranger station and they will help .
September 28, 2018|
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Response from caribbeantraveler91 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. They’re all an easy walk or short hike.
July 26, 2018|
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Response from KDA575 | Reviewed this property |
Any of the bike shops will rent bikes and and there are shuttles services through all the bike shops or they can direct you