Goosenecks State Park


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Goosenecks State Park


Location:10 miles north of Mexican Hat on SR 316.
Facilities:4 primitive campsites, group camp, vault toilets, picnic areas. No drinking water.
Activities:Camping, picnicking.
Special Features:Located on a plateau overlooking the Great Goosenecks of the San Juan River, the park provides a view of the river's twists and turns 1,000 feet below, in one of the most striking examples of an entrenched meander in North America.
Address:c/o Edge of Cedars State Park
660 West 400 North
Blanding, UT 84511

Phone:435-678-2238
Web: www.stateparks.utah.gov/park/index.php?id=GNSP
Size: 10 acres. Elevation: 5,000 feet.

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