GooseNeck State Park in Utah

GooseNeck State Park

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


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



Sight seeing

Star gazing



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 scenic viewpoint

Observation shelter

Primitive campground

Picnic area

Things to do





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