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 1800’s, 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?


Upcoming Road Construction: Dead Horse Point State Park is working with the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) to improve the roads within the park. Road work will begin on April 22nd through approximately July 15th, 2019. There will be no planned road closures and wait times up to 15 minutes. 

The Wingate campground and yurts are now reservable for the months of July and August. The Kayenta Campground is reservable with the exception of July 9th through July 20th when we will be paving that loop. You should be able to reserve all of the July dates and up through August 17th at this point in time. The standard 4 month reservation window is in place and will not let you reserve campsites more than 4 months beyond your arrival date.

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