Dead Horse offers far better views of the Canyonlands than Canyonlands National Park (at least without hiking forever).
About Dead Horse Point State Park
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This State Park was a great place to stop and visit, so many things to see and do within the park. It's a must see in Moab, UT.
We did not bike but only went to see the island in the sky. the area is well covered with benches for the tourist.
Forget about the rest of the grand canyon its rubbish go to Dead horse it is amazing and just out of Moab so after or before Arches go and visit this jem
Seriously, it did. This bend in the Colorado River is worth a stop. You can hike or bike here, but this is also a place you can do a car tour of in about an hour if you choose. There are several great scenic overlooks...More
The main attraction of this park is at the very end of the road - Dead Horse Point. It doesn't take long to get there and the view is quite famous, of the Colorado river curling around. The visitor centre is also worthwhile visiting and...More
My husband and I made a brief stop at Dead Horse Point State Park after we visited Canyonlands. While it was admittedly a bit anti-climactic after looking at other canyons all day long, it was still a stunning beautiful place to see. Definitely take some...More
These views are even better than Canyonlands. Well worth a slight detour to view these. Bring your camera.
We enjoyed hiking the East and West Rim hikes. Start on the West Rim and end with the East Rim would be my choice. They have a nice little snack shop that isn't too expensive and had many selections.