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Dead Horse Point State Park

Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Accessible to vehicles, hikers, and the disabled, this spot offers a beautiful overlook of the Colorado River.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. There is also an interesting Story of how it got its name. Make sure to stop at the visitors center and ask about it.

Thank Candy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On your drive from Moab to visit Canyonlands National Park, don't pass the road with the sign for "Dead Horse Point State Park" because it's JUST a "State Park". No, it's not one of the "Mighty 5" National Parks. But, just make the turn. You'll...More

Thank rmfwcf
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the road leaving Canyonlands National Park, is where you will find the entrance to this magnificent park. It is 4 miles off the road, and we were charged $15 to enter the park. The pass is good for 3 days. We only had an...More

Thank MNClean
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I stayed in Moab for a week and hiked Arches everyday. I scheduled a day trip to Dead Horse Point to break up the Arches hikes and keep it fresh. It was well worth the 35 minute drive and the the windy overlook was a...More

1  Thank George_Peters_Mpls
Reviewed 9 June 2017

One of the things that left a nice impression when thinking back to our visit to Dead Horse Point State Park was the quality Visitor Centre located in the middle of the park. Opening hours 8am to 6pm daily. The centre was larger than what...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A popular location for films (the end of Thelma and Louise for example) and commercials, the park is most famous for the morning views of the extreme gooseneck bend of the Colorado River and the mesa created to the southwest but the panoramic views late...More

3  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 18 May 2017

One of the most amazing places I've ever been. Doing the full hike was well worth it! Highly recommend this park.

Thank Motzek
Reviewed 9 May 2017

So worth a visit. If time is short you can drive to the viewing points but to truly enjoy it you have to walk. The east rim walk is approx 5 miles with a few half mile optional detours to viewing points , we did...More

Thank BCruick
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We just finished a fantastic float trip with CRATE, Colorado River and Trail Expeditions. Their 5 day float trip included a view from below of Dead Horse point. This was really cool , since I've been to Dead Horse point twice before, and it was...More

Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was first here 40 years ago and several times since. This park remains my favorite for the exceptional views! Highly recommend visiting while at Canyonlands island in the sky area. The western and eastern rim walk trails have great canyon vistas and one of...More

Thank watergirls2
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