Dead Horse Point State Park



Special Events & Programs


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.

October 1st @ 8pm

October 6th @ 8pm

October 8th @ 8pm

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. 

October 13th @ 8pm

October 15th @ 8pm

October 22nd @ 8pm 

Geology Talk: Join a Park Ranger on this 10-20 minute long talk about the fascinating geological history of the carved canyons surrounding Dead Horse Point. Meet at the Dead Horse Point Overlook.

September 30th @ 10:30am

October 5th @ 10:30am

October 7th @ 10:30am

October 9th @ 10:30am

October 12th @ 10:30am

October 14th @ 10:30am

October 16th @ 10:30am

October 21st @ 10:30am

October 23rd @ 10:30am

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. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Please email to reserve your space. Limit of 20 people for the hike.

October 19th @ 7pm

October 20th @ 7pm