Goosenecks State Park

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Goosenecks State Park is a 7.1 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.

7.1 miles
570 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

1 month ago

Great views. Easy hike.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Awesome-views both on top and below!!

Monday, November 07, 2016

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
Sunday, November 10, 2013

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

scenic driving
Thursday, March 21, 2013

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

off road driving
Thursday, March 15, 2012

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
Thursday, January 19, 2012

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.

1 month ago

scenic driving
6 months ago