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.
- All Ages
- Impressive Views
- Kid Friendly
- On-site Parking
- Reservations Accepted Or Required
DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK
Saturday March 28th, 2015 - 9:00 am (25 total times)
The Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park will exhibit images by Colorado photographer, Jason Hatfield. "Red Rock Visions" is a collection of photographs on display from Feb. 23-April 25, 2015. For more information, contact the park at 435-259-2614.
MORE EVENTS AT THIS VENUE
Saturday April 4th, 2015 - 9:00 pm
Hike along moonlit trails while discussing nocturnal animals of the park. Come to the visitor center for a one-mile full moon hike along the Intrepid Loop and bring flashlights, sturdy shoes, and a light jacket. Call 435-259-2614 or visit stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse for information.