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


Thursday July 24th, 2014 - 8:00 am (25 total times)
The Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park is exhibiting images by Moab photographer Jon Fuller. "The Desert Landscape" will be on display through August 30, 2014.
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Friday July 25th, 2014 - 8:30 pm
Learn the truth behind the nocturnal life of bats, discover their vital importance to humans, and watch bats fly overhead. Participants should meet at the visitor center amphitheater. Visit stateparks.utah.gov/park/dead-horse-point-state-park/events/night-life-wing for information.
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