NOTICE: The park is open. We recommend making camping and yurt reservations prior to arriving at the park.  The gift shop is also open and customers are encouraged to wear a mask while shopping. 

Visit the Utah State Parks COVID-19 webpage for updated information.


Welcome to Dead Horse Point State Park

From the prominence of Dead Horse Point, 2,000 feet above a gooseneck in the Colorado River, an ever-changing landscape unfurls. Immense vertical cliffs meet with canyons carved by ice, water, and wind creating a visual masterpiece. Plants and animals surviving on the edge of existence face many challenges of extreme conditions within this high desert environment. Stories of ancient hunters, resting along the cliff tops while knapping chert in preparation for the next hunt, and cowboys of the late 1800s, chasing wild mustangs onto Dead Horse Point, using the narrow neck to block off the natural corral. What story will you discover on your visit to Dead Horse Point State Park?

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Interested in Working at the Park?

We will begin construction on the new mountain bike parking lot by the Moenkopi Yurts on June 29, 2020.

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