Dead Horse Point State Park

Events

 

First of February Fog by Sarah Hamingson

July 2- August 31: Lyrical Landscapes – The Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park is exhibiting original paintings by the Moab Pastel Guild.  For more information please call 435-259-2614.

Chad Dutson- Grandeur

September 2- November 2: Moments in Nature – The Bighorn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park is exhibiting images by Utah wilderness photographer Chad Dutson.  The exhibit, ‘Moments in Nature’ features both popular and unique perspectives of diverse landscapes discovered throughout the United States and Caribbean: desert, forest, and coastal scenes.  A reception with the artist will be held on Tuesday, September 29th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.  For more information please call 435-259-2614.

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September 5th : Mushroom Talk and Hike -The desert may be the last place one might expect to find mushrooms… but they do exist! Join park staff for a short talk on types of fungi that grow at Dead Horse Point State Park and why they’re so important. We will also be taking an easy 1-mile hike to search for them! Meet in front of the Visitors’ Center at 11 am; talk will be held at the amphitheater (under the observation deck on the east side of the VC) and walk will be along the Colorado River Overlook Trail. For more information please call 435-259-2614.

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September 12th: Night Sky Program – Join Rangers from Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park for an evening under the stars. Program will consist of an astronomical talk, constellation tour and telescope viewing. Participants should meet at the visitor center by 8:15 pm and bring a camp chair or blanket. For more information please call 435-259-2614.

Black-throated Gray Warbler.

September 19th: Bird Walk – Join Ranger White for a 1-mile easy hike and discussion about the lives of desert dwelling birds. All birds seen and heard will be identified. Participants should meet on the front patio of the visitor center at 8 am. For more information please call 435-259-2614