NOTICE: Goblin Valley State Park is currently open only to residents of Emery County per Governor Gary R. Herbert’s “Stay Safe, Stay Home” DirectiveVisit the Utah State Parks COVID-19 webpage for updated information.

Notice:  The Visitor Center at Goblin Valley State Park is closed.

There may be substantial wait times at the park gate. Arriving in the early morning or early evening may allow for better access.

Welcome to Goblin Valley State Park

Drone use is by permit only. Permits may be obtained at the visitor center for a fee of $5.00. Permit blackouts may occur during special events, emergencies, and periods of especially high visitation. You may also print the form here and bring it with you for faster service.

Park Closure, July 14-15, 2020: Due to a paving project, Goblin Valley State Park will be closed to all vehicular traffic on July 14 & 15. The visitor center and gift shop will be open, and those wishing to hike to the valley will be allowed to do so. In the event of poor weather, the paving project will instead take place on July 21 & 22. 

Journey to this strange and colorful valley, which is unlike any other in Utah. The landscape, covered with sandstone goblins and formations, is often compared to Mars. Explore the geology, and camp among the nooks and gnomes.

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