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Dead Horse Point State Park

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Accessible to vehicles, hikers, and the disabled, this spot offers a beautiful overlook of the Colorado River.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

outstanding scenary, a must vist when in UTAH and it is also very close to Arches NP. Just a few miles off Arches, you take the same road which leads to Canyon Lands, a spectacular area, probably best time to visit is very early morning...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending most of the day in Island in the Sky (Canyonlands), we decided to got to Dead Horse Point State Park, knowing that we did not really have a lot of time, but just planning to see the sunset there. There is a $20...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Not sure what there is left to say about this place other than it’ll blow your socks off. We were there in December and not only were the views the most stunning I’ve ever seen but the immaculate toilets were heated too!! Just what you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stumpy1974
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This was our last stop on a 2-week trip out west to see a bunch of national parks and monuments. This place is a state park so they don't honor any national park passes. It was not as spectacular as the national parks and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ttiottn1
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Been here 3 times in the last 5 years - I think this place is underrated and it’s beauty is something to behold - both sunrise and sunsets are very nice - sunsets in my opinion are the most scenic - not the biggest place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank patrickcat07
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Dead horse point was a great place to take our teenagers and let them look for all of the great views. It was windy, but worth the time to walk around. We didn't do the hikes, but plan way ahead if your going to take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Motivator535
Reviewed 23 October 2018

There are many amazing views at this state park in Utah’s canyon country. Looking down 2,000-feet into the canyon valley below, we saw the Colorado River weaving its way through the mountain range, and beautiful, multi-colored rock formations. During the fall/winter months (mid-October to mid-March),...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

There is no shortage of spectacular and panoramic views in southeast Utah, from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef State Park. But some are better than others. One of the highlights is Dead Horse Point State Park, which offers a dramatic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We came to Dead Horse Point State Park after a day in Canyonlands, and it was the big highlight for me. While there is a nice visitor center and a network of trails that would be fun to hike, it's the view over the canyons...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I'm not sure if there are hiking trails in this park or not (I think there are), but if you're short on time like we are, you can just go to the point with beautiful panoramic views of the canyon. Too beautiful for words! It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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