Dead Horse Point State Park

Events

July 19th & 20th, 2024
Full Moon Hike

Hike along the trail by the light of the full moon as a ranger talks about the nocturnal animals that call Dead Horse Point home. Meet in front of the Visitor Center at 9pm.

July 25, 2024
Bat’s Incredible! Bat talk

Many different species of bat’s call the canyons of the Moab area home. Come learn more about these amazing creatures at our bat talk at the Visitor Center at 9pm.

July 27, 2024
Scorpion Hunt

Armed with our trusty UV lights we will hike along the mountain bike trail looking for the glow of scorpions. Meet out at the mountain bike parking lot at 9:15pm for a fun night of hunting. UV lights are provided but if you have one please bring it and make sure you have closed toe shoes.

July 31, 2024
Sunset Talk:
Geology Rocks!

Sunset can be a spectacular time to come and view what the park has to offer. Watch the sunset and while you do a ranger will talk to you about what makes this one of the most photographed places in the world. Meet by the bathrooms out at the Dead Horse Point Overlook at 7:30pm. We will be walking a little ways down the west rim trail. You are welcome to bring a chair if you would like.

August 2, 2024
Star Party

Join us for a night of star gazing, constellation touring, and telescope viewing. We will be meeting in the Visitor Center Parking lot at 9:30pm.

August 6, 2024
Star Party

As an International Dark Sky Park we love showing off the night skies here at Dead Horse Point. Come learn more about the constellations and the stories behind the stars that you can see. Meet in the Visitor Center Parking Lot at 9:30pm.

August 8, 2024
Scorpion Hunt

Armed with our trusty UV lights we will hike along the mountain bike trail looking for the glow of scorpions. Meet out at the mountain bike parking lot at 9:15pm for a fun night of hunting. UV lights are provided but if you have one please bring it and make sure you have closed toe shoes.

August 14, 2024
Sunset Talk

Sunset can be a spectacular time to come and view what the park has to offer. Watch the sunset and while you do a ranger will talk to you about what makes this park so special. Meet by the bathrooms out at the Dead Horse Point Overlook at 7:15pm. We will be walking a little ways down the west rim trail. You are welcome to bring a chair if you would like.

August 17, 2024
Full Moon Hike

Walk by the light of the full moon and learn more about the moon and the night life here at Dead Horse Point State Park. This is a 1 mile hike on dirt and rock trail so please wear appropriate footwear. We will meet in front of the Visitor Center at 8:45pm.

August 20, 2024
Full Moon Hike

Join us on a 1 mile hike using the light from the full moon. Learn more about the moon and how it effects us here on Earth. We will meet in front of the Visitor Center at 8:45pm.

August 22, 2024
Sunset Talk

Sunset can be a spectacular time to come and view what the park has to offer. Watch the sunset and while you do a ranger will talk to you about what makes this park so special. Meet by the bathrooms out at the Dead Horse Point Overlook at 7pm. We will be walking a little ways down the west rim trail. You are welcome to bring a chair if you would like.

August 8, 2024
Scorpion Hunt

Armed with our trusty UV lights we will hike along the mountain bike trail looking for the glow of scorpions. Meet out at the mountain bike parking lot at 9pm for a fun night of hunting. UV lights are provided but if you have one please bring it and make sure you have closed toe shoes.

July 25, 2024
Bat’s Incredible! Bat talk

Many different species of bat’s call the canyons of the Moab area home. Come learn more about these amazing creatures at our bat talk at the Visitor Center at 8:30pm.