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Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah. A dramatic overlook of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park. The park is so named because of its use as a natural...
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Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah. A dramatic overlook of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park. The park is so named because of its use as a natural corral in the 19th century. The story goes that local stockmen rounded up a group of wild horses and corralled them by building a fence across the narrowest part, leaving the herd trapped at the far side. The animals were left too long without water and all died of thirst. They could see it but couldn't get to it.
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GRitter
 
GRitter July 08, 2016
Beautiful photo with a sad story.
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FredsPlace July 08, 2016
Thanks! Yes it is a sad story but an amazing location!
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