Goosenecks State Park

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Goosenecks State Park is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Blanding, Utah that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for camping and scenic driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

3.5 miles 485 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly


scenic driving



The San Juan River makes a series of tight turns - goosenecks - below this viewpoint. The river has carved a deep canyon here, dropping about 1,000 feet below the viewpoint. Geologists say this erosion has uncovered a rock record exposing some 300 million years of time. The state park offers spectacular views of the goosenecks, officially known as an entrenched meander. Over a distance of one and a half miles, the San Juan River flows for more than six miles through the

2 months ago

Incredible experience to walk right up to the edge of the canyon. If you head towards Natural Bridge National Park you can drive up to Muley Point Overlook which makes the view even better.

scenic driving
3 months ago

scenic driving
3 years ago

Even though it's been a long I still remember being impressed with the view

scenic driving
3 years ago

A short paved road (Hwy 316) takes you to Goosenecks State Park. Amazing view!

off road driving
4 years ago

I've done this Jeep ride a few time with my sons Ron and Bob. Like a miniture Grand Canyon, worth the ride.

scenic driving
5 years ago

The view of the goosenecks on the San Juan River are totes worth the drive and camping out under the stars out there are pretty amazing.