Goblin Valley State Park, Green River

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Explore one of the county's most unusual landscapes at Goblin Valley State Park. The 1,479 ha (3,654 acre) area is known for its thousands of hoodoos and hoodoo rocks--mushroom-shaped formations known locally as "goblins." You can explore the Mars-like landscape via one of its three marked hiking trails or admire it from one of the viewpoints. Bear in mind that the park is in a desert with little shade, so dress accordingly. Plan to see Goblin Valley State Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Green River trip site .
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  • What an amazing place! Kids and adult will have hours of fun climbing and hiding among the unique rock formations. The trail to the Goblins Lair was fairly easy with a four year old, but parents took ...  more »
  • Always to be landed on the Moon, when we enter into these strange formations seem to enter a maze, I consider this area of Utah that runs from most u.s. Overview, UT-12, Capitol Reef National Park and the Goblin Valley a of the most spectacular and wild west.
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  • Absolutely worth the trip and price of admittance. We had a wonderful time exploring but even better time playing capture the flag. Our kids said it was the highlight of our trip. Great place to get o...  more »
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  • This was quite the surprise to us. We knew a little about what it was but after seeing so much of Utah from "a distance" - we were delighted to be able to run around, on top of and explore every crack and crevice of this place. And with our dog! You could spend hours walking around the different "valleys" and every turn you find another cool spot. Definitely recommend. They have taps to fill up water too. Very nice staff as well. It was pretty empty in March when we were there which was GREAT!
  • Wonderful place to take the whole family to go hiking. There are bathrooms here and some picnic tables. Make sure you bring your own water because it does get hot. There are some amazing little caves and the rock formations are incredible.
  • One of the great destinations in Utah for children and adults alike, this bizarre, unique wonderland of stone is unlike anywhere in the United States. Off the beaten path, but so worth it. Bring water, especially if it is hot. Pretty safe for kids, although their is potential for them to climb to situations where they could be unsafe, so watch them. Great opportunities for hiking and exploring. Close of Little Wild Horse Canyon, a great slot canyon for families (and great in its own right).
  • $15 USD entrance fee. Great to walk around and explore. The terrain is really fun to explore and climb on. There is a picnic area. Many family and kids. Enjoyed this park a lot. Would recommend as this can be made into a short exploration, or a long one. Family friendly.
  • Goblin Valley is nature's playground for adults. The "goblins" are pretty cool to see at first, but as you really explore them you will realize how many crevices there are to explore. Lots of places to climb for all skill levels, and some amazing views. We spent 3 hours, and still have a lot to see!
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