Movie Buffs Can Visit The Spot Where 'Forrest Gump' Stopped Running In Utah
Run, Forrest. Run.
This is for all of you movie buffs out there! If visiting spots where your favorite flicks were filmed are at the top of your bucket list, then you'll want to add this one asap. Forrest Gump Point in Utah is the exact location where he stopped running in the movie. Grab your BFF and hit the road for a grand adventure to Forrest's landmark.
Take a trip down memory lane and visit one of the most iconic filming locations ever. Located near Monument Valley Tribal Park, you'll find the same site where Forrest ended his three-year-long journey.
If your favorite quote is "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get," you'll love this sweet surprise.
Right on mile marker 13 on U.S. Route 163, an ode to the classic Tom Hank's picture stands. Off on the side of the road, you'll find a sign that reads, "Forrest Gump ended his cross country run at this spot 1980."
Withrock giants that can reach up to 1,000 feet tall in the distance, it's truly a spectacular sight.
You can hit thewith your friends to this movie lover's paradise. Since you're not driving into Monument Valley, there's no fee to snap a pic and get sights of the park in the distance.
If you did want to continue, entrance into the park is $20 per vehicle, and permits can be purchased online or at the visitor center.
One of the most memorable scenes from the movie includes Forrest running down the road with Monument Valley'sred rock masterpieces in the background.
*You can snap some seriously epic photos of the area, it's just such a sight for sore eyes in-person.
If hitting uplocations is your goal in life, this spot needs to make that list.
Forrest Gump Point
Location: US-163 Scenic, Mexican Hat, UT
Why you need to go: You can visit the exact spot that Tom Hanks stopped running as the character Forrest Gump.
*This article has been updated.
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