Dead Horse Point State Park

Moab, Utah  |  Near Moab, Utah  |  435 259-2614




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Website: stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse

Description: Dead Horse Point is located at the end of a mesa 2,000 feet above the Colorado River, on the edge of Canyonlands National Park. The vista offers outstanding views of the river and surrounding canyon country. The Legend of Dead Horse Point: Cowboys corralled wild mustangs on the Point, then chose the horses they wanted. One time, for some unknown reason, horses were left corralled on the waterless point where they died of thirst.

Features:
  • All Ages
  • Impressive Views
  • Kid Friendly
  • On-site Parking
  • Reservations Accepted Or Required

EVENTS at
DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK


Tuesday October 21st, 2014 - 9:00 am (11 total times)
The Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park will be exhibiting original artwork by local artists from Gallery Moab. The "Gallery Moab Equinox Show" is a collection of artwork on display through Oct. 31, 2014.
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Friday October 24th, 2014 - 10:00 am
Come to the park Oct. 24, 2014, for a one-mile guided hike to learn about how to avoid damaging the unique plants and animals in the desert ecosystem. Participants should bring plenty of water, hiking boots, camera and dress weather appropriate. Call 435-259-2614 for information or visit stateparks.utah.gov/park/dead-horse-point-state-park/events/whats-frail-trail-6.
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