Dead Horse Point State Park



Special Events & Programs

Winter at Dead Horse Point means cool and unpredictable weather. Please check the forecast before attending a program and dress appropriate. Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather, in such a case, the cancellation will be posted on Facebook. 


Star Parties: Dead Horse Point State Park is an International Dark Sky Park. Come and gaze at a sky filled with twinkling stars. Learn about cosmology and use telescopes to see deep space objects. Rangers will give a tour of constellations as well. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Planet Parties: Some of the most awe-inspiring sights in the night sky are using a telescope to see Saturn and Jupiter, the incredible gas giants of the solar system. A park ranger will give a short presentation on the planets followed by telescope viewing of the massive planets.

Geology Talk: Join a Ranger on this 10-20 minute long talk about the fascinating geology of Southeastern Utah. Meet at the Dead Horse Point Overlook.

Full Moon Hike: Witness an ethereal landscape of ancient canyons bathed in the soft moonlight. Follow a Ranger for a 1-mile hike to learn about the nocturnal animals of the Colorado Plateau. Meet at the Visitor Center.