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Dead Horse Point State Park

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Address: SR 313, Moab, UT 84532
Phone Number: +1 435-259-2614
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From the prominence of Dead Horse Point, 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in...

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 animals surviving on the edge of existence face many challenges of extreme conditions within this high desert environment. Stories of ancient hunters, resting along the cliff tops while knapping chert in preparation for the next hunt, and cowboys of the late 1800's, chasing wild mustangs onto Dead Horse Point, using the narrow neck to block off the natural corral . What story will you discover on your visit to Dead Horse Point State Park?

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Lovely park with fabulous views!

Didn't have time to go to Canyonlands NP, so visited this beautiful state park instead. You can enjoy parts of Canyonlands from the overlook. Incredible views. Highly recommend!!

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Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Didn't have time to go to Canyonlands NP, so visited this beautiful state park instead. You can enjoy parts of Canyonlands from the overlook. Incredible views. Highly recommend!!

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As others have mentioned, there is not a whole lot to do other than enjoy the impressive view at the end of the road. The easy trail near the visitor center was also pretty good. The restrooms were super clean - probably the cleanest I have seen in a public park. I think that alone is worth the 10$ entry... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park has some outstanding views as does Arches National Park. The story behind the name is both sad and interesting but you don't know if it's legit but it makes for a good story to tell the kids and friends. You get to see the Colorado Rivers and the Green Rivers at different locations in the park and you're... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The overlook is ver impressive. It is incredibly beautiful. My only complaint would be the fee to get in and then there is nothing else there too see really. It is a very easy (paved) hike around the rim area.

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Forest grove
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the Rim trail and very much enjoyed the ease of hiking as well as the exceptional views. I'd recommend this hike for nearly anyone.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a drive from Moab...maybe 120 miles total. 32 of it is dirt road thru a cow pasture. If its muddy better have 4 wheel drive. Watch for cows as they wonder onto the dirt road frequently. It was 3 of our members favorite hike. Petrogylphs are viewable in 4 locations. Easy hike for the most part. You do... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Even on a rainy day the views of the colorado river are amazing, is about 30 miles from Moab but is a must-see detour, it's a great spot for sunset views

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this is a beautiful place with amazing sights. be prepared to take hundreds of pictures. take water, and let someone know which roads you will be on. drive on the backroads. potash road was amazing.

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A spectacular setting. Start in the visitor center to learn about DHP then venture out and take in the breathtaking sights

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is basically a smaller version of the Grand Canyon. It is absolutely spectacular. Definitely a must-see if you are near Arches or Canyonlands. The views are incredible.

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