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

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DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK


Wednesday April 16th, 2014 - 9:00 am (14 total times)
Bighorn Gallery at the Deadhorse Point State Park Visitor Center will present a compelling photographic expression, "Beauty of the West," an artwork display by Utah-based photographers Dustin LeFevre and Chad Dutson, March 1–April 29, 2014. There is a $10 entrance fee which includes the visitor center with a museum, art gallery and gift shop as well as a coffee shop.
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Sunday April 20th, 2014 - 7:00 am
With migration in full swing, the park is filled with bird song. Come for an early morning bird walk. All birds seen or heard will be identified. Participants should bring binoculars (if available), sturdy shoes, drinking water and meet at the visitor center's main entrance. Call 435-259-2614 for more information.
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