What to do in Goblin Valley State Park

This site lies in central Utah at the northern end of the canyonlands. It protects unique rock formations that cover a large, flat area and stand on pedestals, resembling goblins. Visitors can hike, camp and picnic in the park, which is open year round.

The biggest attraction of this park is the fantastic rock formations that pervade the valley. Developed facilities to make your visit more comfortable include a 21-site campground with RV (30 feet maximum length) and tent sites, a covered observation area with picnic tables and modern restrooms with showers. Group camping facilities are available, but reservations are required. Drinking water is provided on site.

Visitors to Goblin Valley State Park can participate in hiking, camping, picnicking, viewing scenery and photography. In the public lands west of the park backpacking, canyoneering, horseback riding and ATV riding opportunities are present.

Goblin Valley is located in central eastern Utah along Utah Highway 24 between Green River (north) and Hanksville (south).

Goblin Valley State Park lies at an elevation of 5,200 feet. The climate is arid with less than 15 inches of precipitation per year. Summer days are usually hot with temperatures reaching 90 degrees F and nights cooling to 60 degrees F. Winter can be very cold and snowfall does occur. Expect daytime highs to reach 50 degrees F and nighttime temperatures to drop below freezing.

P.O. Box 637
Green River, UT 84525-0637

Phone: 435-564-3633

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