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Dang Travelers: Driving off a cliff at Dead Horse Point State Park

From the bloggers at Dang Travelers.

It’s one of the most iconic chick flicks of the 90’s: two BFF’s, the open road, a murder, a police chase and a plunge off a cliff at the Grand Canyon. Or was it? Nope, the powerful ending scene in Thelma and Louise wasn’t filmed at the national park like the movie leads you to believe. It wasn’t even in Arizona. The dramatic cliff dive off the precipice was filmed in Utah at the Dead Horse Point State Park. Who knew? With only 30 miles from Moab, we had to check it out.

Soaring 2,000 feet above the Colorado River, the Dead Horse Point State Park is a must-stop in the area. It is a small park with only seven miles of hiking along the rim rock for panoramic views. The trails are easy walking along the rocks and lead to nine different overlooks of the monstrous canyon below.

To read the full story by Dang Travelers, click here.

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