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
Wednesday August 27th, 2014 - 8:00 am (4 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.
MORE EVENTS AT THIS VENUE
Saturday August 30th, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Come to the park to learn about the perilous storms, benefits and dangers of the unique weather pattern known as the North American Monsoon. Participants should meet at the visitor center amphitheater. Call 435-259-2614 for information.