GooseNeck State Park in Utah (Things to do And More)

GooseNeck State Park Utah

GooseNeck state park in Utah offers spectacular views of the GooseNecks. It’s about one and a half miles long. San Juan River flows for more than six miles through the twists of the entrenched meander. The GooseNecks is officially known as an entrenched meander.

The GooseNeck State Park offers picnic areas, primitive camping, vault toilets, and an observation shelter. The views are outstanding and photography is popular. At night the sky is expansive – ideal for stargazing.

Please note: No drinking water is available. There are no maintained trails. The park does not offer access to the river.

Video: GooseNeck State Park


Main Attractions

This park offers a scenic vista, about 1,000 feet above the winding San Juan River. Views are amazing.


Located in SE Utah along US 163, about 25 miles west of the town of Bluff.

Approximately 349 miles southeast of Salt Lake City.

Contact Information

  • Gooseneck State Park
  • c/o Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum
  • 660 West 400 North
  • Blanding, UT 84511
  • (435) 678-2238

Seasons/Open Hours

Open year-round, no closures

Entrance Fees

  • $5 per car
  • $2 per person, commercial tour bus or tour group
  • $10 per night for camping


  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing


Primitive camping is available. You cannot reserve sites and fees are not charged. The campground does have fire pits and vault toilets. No other services are available. There is no water, electricity. or dump station.


  • Paved road to a scenic viewpoint
  • Observation shelter
  • Primitive campground
  • Picnic area

Things to do

There are many cool things to do here, and you will enjoy your visit to the Gooseneck Stat Park.


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