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.  An opening reception with the Guild will be held in the Bighorn Gallery on Saturday, July 18th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information please call 435-259-2614.

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Patriotic Art Contest at Dead Horse Point State Park

Grab your colored pencils, markers, crayons, paint, and other art supplies and create a work of art to remember and honor our veterans and active duty military!

Guidelines for Participants:

  • Artwork must be on an 8½” x 11” paper.
  • Your artwork can feature any aspect of patriotism or how you and your family recognize veterans and military, but please do not display any images of violence.
  • Only one entry per person.
  • Contestants must be 18 years or younger to participate.
  • Artwork will be categorized and voted on by age groups:
    • Preschool: ages 5 and under
    • Elementary: ages 5-9
    • Pre-Teen: ages 9-13
    • Teen: ages 14-18
  • On August 15th, artwork will be displayed at the visitor center of Dead Horse Point State Park. All visitors are welcome to vote for their favorite piece in each age group and receive a yellow ribbon pin for voting!
  • The winner of each age group will receive a free T-shirt from the park!
  • All participants and their families will receive free admission to the park on Veteran’s Recognition Day. Free admission to all veterans and active duty military too!
  • Artwork must be mailed or delivered to Dead Horse Point State Park before August 8th to be included in the art contest.
  • Please include your name, parent or guardian’s name, age, phone number, and email address with your artwork to receive free admission to the park.
  • Mail your artwork and contact information to: Dead Horse Point State Park, Attn: Acadia Tripp, PO Box 609, Moab, UT 84532
  • Have fun and be creative! We look forward welcoming all veterans, active duty military and artists to the park for Military Appreciation Day!

 

Programs

The Southwest Monsoon: Friday, August 7th at 10:00 am                                                                                       Have you ever wondered why the Southwestern states experience a monsoon season during the hot summer months? Join park staff to learn more 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 at 10:00 am.

Desert Legends and Cowboys: Saturday, August 8th at 2:00 pm                                                                         The legends surrounding Dead Horse Point State Park have provided a sense of mystery and intrigue for visitors throughout history. Join park staff to learn more about the history and cultural folklore dating back to a period when cowboys and horses once roamed the mesa. Participants should meet beneath the shaded pavilion at Dead Horse Point at 2:00 pm.

The Southwest Monsoon: Friday, August 14th at 10:00 am                                                                                       Have you ever wondered why the Southwestern states experience a monsoon season during the hot summer months? Join park staff to learn more 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 at 10:00 am.

The Southwest Monsoon: Friday, August 21st at 10:00 am                                                                                       Have you ever wondered why the Southwestern states experience a monsoon season during the hot summer months? Join park staff to learn more 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 at 10:00 am.

Desert Legends and Cowboys: Saturday, August 22nd at 2:00 pm                                                                         The legends surrounding Dead Horse Point State Park have provided a sense of mystery and intrigue for visitors throughout history. Join park staff to learn more about the history and cultural folklore dating back to a period when cowboys and horses once roamed the mesa. Participants should meet beneath the shaded pavilion at Dead Horse Point at 2:00 pm.

Desert Legends and Cowboys: Friday, August 28th at 2:00 pm                                                                         The legends surrounding Dead Horse Point State Park have provided a sense of mystery and intrigue for visitors throughout history. Join park staff to learn more about the history and cultural folklore dating back to a period when cowboys and horses once roamed the mesa. Participants should meet beneath the shaded pavilion at Dead Horse Point at 2:00 pm.