Dead Horse Point State Park

Events

Night Sky Programs


Special Events & Programs

 

Not-so-Junior Ranger Day

May 25th All Day

Learn what it means to be a Park Ranger by completing various activities, identifying animals, and hiking some of our trails. If you can complete all the assignments one of our rangers will swear you in as an official “Not-so-Junior Ranger”

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, May 26th 9 pm

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

National Trails Day

Guided Hike, June 1st 9 am

This is a ranger guided hike where you will learn about the natural history of the park.

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, June 2nd 9 pm

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

Junior Ranger Day

For the Kids, June 8th 10 am

Come earn your Junior Ranger Badge if you are between the ages of 3-14! We will have Ranger Stations set up around the visitor center to help you become an official Junior Ranger of Dead Horse Point State Park.

2019: A Moon Odyssey  

Moon Gazing, June 8th 9 pm

To see the moon through a large telescope is a special treat. So come to the visitor center at 9 pm and gaze upon the craters, mountains, and valleys of the moon. 

The Evening Redness in the West

Sunset Photography, June 11th 8:15 pm

Meet at Dead Horse Point and bring a camera to capture the spectacular scene as the setting sun bathes the landscape in beautiful colors. Our park ranger will be giving helpful photography tips during this event.

Evening Program

Visitor Center Program, June 15th 8:00 pm

Join a park ranger as they discuss the unique geological history of the area.

Nocturnal Me

June 16th at 9:00 pm

Join our park rangers on a unique hike under a full moon and prepare for a  landscape that is ethereal and hypnotic. Plan for a 1 mile long hike.  Bring a couple liters of water, clothing for the weather and excitement.  Dogs welcome on a 6′ max leash.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

The Evening Redness in the West

Sunset Photography, June 22nd 8:15 pm

Meet at Dead Horse Point and bring a camera to capture the spectacular scene as the setting sun bathes the landscape in beautiful colors. Our park ranger will be giving helpful photography tips during this event.

Planet Party

Planet Astronomy, June 24th 9 pm

Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury will all make an appearance this night so we will have our telescopes setup for your viewing pleasure. 

Dark Side of the Park

Star Party, June 29th 9 pm

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