Goblin Valley State Park
“Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.” -John Muir
As a family we travel for fun, but we also travel for work that is fun! And work is what brought us to Goblin Valley State Park. It was a happy discovery in our search for filming locations for Mariposa Pictures' latest short film, The Traveler. Goblin Valley State Park is an otherworldly location with an army of hoodoo goblins. And that was just what we were out to find. On this trip we added a few extra adventurers; our nephew Isaac (Writer/Director), and close family friends Carter (Cinematographer) and Andrew (Actor).
We spent three days exploring and filming at Goblin Valley. It costs $15 per day to visit the park, which is located in Green River, Utah. When you arrive at the parking lot there are two restrooms (one at each end of the parking lot), and a covered pavilion with picnic tables. Definitely bring water and snacks. From the parking lot you can take the stairs that lead down into the valley and start exploring. With no trails to follow, it is one giant playground. I hope these photos will inspire you to want to visit Goblin Valley State Park.
We would totally recommend a visit to Goblin Valley State Park! The kids loved the freedom they had to climb and explore. Our next couple of days were spent hiking and filming at Capitol Reef National Park. Thanks for following along!