About seven miles of hiking trails navigate the rim rock and desert plateau landscape of Dead Horse Point State Park, connecting eight different overlooks. All trails are relatively easy in nature, traversing the mesa top with minimal elevation gain or loss. Because of uneven slick rock, however, sturdy footwear is highly recommended. Dogs are allowed on hiking trails, but must be kept on leash at all times.
To learn more about our trail network, keep reading below or follow one of these links for a virtual tour.
Dead Horse Point Overlook Visitor Center Nature Trail The Colorado Overlook
East Rim Trail System West Rim Trail System Bighorn Overlook
This is the main attraction of Dead Horse Point State Park. From the overlook parking lot, a short paved pathway leads to breathtaking views of the Colorado River and adjacent canyon country some 2,000 feet below. A large shelter at the overlook provides relief from both foul weather and summer heat. Paved pathways lead out in both directions from the shelter, providing additional viewpoints while linki...