Dead Horse Point State Park

Events

Night Sky Programs


Special Events & Programs

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Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, August 3rd 10pm

Meet at the visitor center and our park rangers will be a guide to the night sky. Learn about stars, constellations, and see deep space objects through telescopes.

Book Signing

August 4th 10am-12pm, Visitor Center

Melissa C. Marsted, the author of some amazing children’s books, will be doing a signing here at Dead Horse Point Visitor Center tomorrow from 10am to 12pm.

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, August 4th 10pm

Meet at the visitor center and our park rangers will be a guide to the night sky. Learn about stars, constellations, and see deep space objects through telescopes.

Junior Astronomer

Ages 6-12, August 10th 8:30pm

For children who want to learn about Jupiter, Saturn, nocturnal animals, and look through telescopes

Plan for Planets

Astronomy, August 10th 9:30pm

Have you ever seen the rings of Saturn or the moons of Jupiter? If not, come to this event to look through our telescopes to gaze upon wondrous sights of our planetary neighbors. 

A Never-ending Story

Geology Talk, August 11th 7:00pm

Meet at the visitor center to learn about the amazing story that the rocks of Dead Horse Point can tell us. 

The Evening Redness in the West.

Sunset Photography, August 12th 7:30pm

Join a Park Ranger at the Dead Horse Point Overlook to enjoy the sunset and hopefully snap a once in a lifetime picture of the setting sun.

Follow the Leda

Full Moon Hike, August 13th 9:00pm

Meet at the Visitor Center to go on a guided hike underneath the moonlight. Discover a new and ethereal landscape while learning about nocturnal animals. Bring water and appropriate clothing. Dog friendly.

Nocturnal Me

Full Moon Hike, August 13th 9:00pm

Meet at the Visitor Center to go on a guided hike underneath the moonlight. Discover a new and ethereal landscape while learning about nocturnal animals. Bring water and appropriate clothing. Dog friendly.

A Never-ending Story

Geology Talk, August 17th 7:00pm

Meet at the visitor center to learn about the amazing story that the rocks of Dead Horse Point can tell us. 

Plan for Planets

Astronomy, August 18th 9:00pm

Have you ever seen the rings of Saturn or the moons of Jupiter? If not, come to this event to look through our telescopes to gaze upon wondrous sights of our planetary neighbors. 

A Never-ending Story

Geology Talk, August 19th 7:00pm

Meet at the visitor center to learn about the amazing story that the rocks of Dead Horse Point can tell us. 

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, August 20th 10pm

Meet at the visitor center and our park rangers will be a guide to the night sky. Learn about stars, constellations, and see deep space objects through telescopes.

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, August 24th 10pm

Meet at the visitor center and our park rangers will be a guide to the night sky. Learn about stars, constellations, and see deep space objects through telescopes.

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, August 25th 10pm

Meet at the visitor center and our park rangers will be a guide to the night sky. Learn about stars, constellations, and see deep space objects through telescopes.

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, August 27th 10pm

Meet at the visitor center and our park rangers will be a guide to the night sky. Learn about stars, constellations, and see deep space objects through telescopes.

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, August 31st 10pm

Meet at the visitor center and our park rangers will be a guide to the night sky. Learn about stars, constellations, and see deep space objects through telescopes.