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*** Site Availablity Information ***: You can make individual site reservations through September 25th 2013 and Group areas through May 14th 2014 For information on when sites become available for booking please go to http://www.stateparks.utah.gov/reservations and click on the reservations calendar link, or call customer service at 801-322-3770 (toll free 800-322-3770) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.* The call center is closed all State and Federal holidays.
Dead Horse Point State Park, UT
Status: Open year round. Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Oct 09 2013
DescriptionTowering 2,000 feet directly above the Colorado River, Dead Horse Point State Park provides a breathtaking panorama of the sculptured pinnacles and buttes of Canyonlands National Park.
Millions of years of geologic activity created the spectacular views from Dead Horse Point State Park. Deposition of sediments by ancient oceans, freshwater lakes, streams and wind blown sand dunes created the rock layers of canyon country. Igneous activity formed the high mountains that rise like cool blue islands out of the hot, dry desert.
Customers enjoy this parks many hiking trails. Photography, nature study, geology, wildlife viewing, and summer evening programs are a hit with visitors to this beautiful park.
A new visitor center offers information on the history, geology, and biology of the area. The small and remote, but very popular, campground rests in a beautiful red rock desert environment.
The park is 25 miles from the city of Moab. Within driving distance to Canyonlands and Arches National Parks as well as many biking and four-wheeling destinations.
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Alerts and Important Information
Getting There:Dead Horse Point is on State Route 313, 18 miles off Highway 191 near Moab.
Mailing Address:Dead Horse Point State Park
MOAB UT 84532-0609
Phone Number:Information: (435)259-2614