Capture Sunrise at Dead Horse Point SP

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Iconic views of the Colorado River and canyon lands of the Southwest.

Dead Horse Point State Park sits next to Canyonlands National Park with expansive views of the canyons carved by the Colorado River. The park can be accessed year-round and the best views are within feet of the parking lot. To capture the warm light of sunrise on the red rocks, head for the western rim and look for interesting trees to include in your foreground. Most of the area does not have railings so watch yourself near the edge.

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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Incredible

Jenny & I spent our ten year anniversary here. Simply incredible. BLM camping nearby if park site is full. Keep an eye out for jackrabbits.

Better than Arches or Horseshoe Bend

Got here for sunrise, and wow, what a stunner. A much more expansive and magnificent view than Horseshoe Bend, plus way less people than Arches.

Stunning views!

This location is easy to access and amazing views await! We went in the winter and camped nearby and the whole experience was one I'll never forget.

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