Mexican Hat, Utah: Forest Gump Stopped Running Here

Fans of the 1994 film Forrest Gump make it a point to pose next to this home-made sign marking the location where he ended his cross-country jog.
Address:
US Hwy 163, Mexican Hat, UT
Directions:
The sign is on the northbound side of US Hwy 163, either eight miles south of Mexican Hat, or 13 miles north of the Arizona-Utah state line. There are pulloffs on both sides of the highway.
Admission:
Free
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Where Forrest Gump stopped.

Forrest Gump in Monument Valley

Location of the famous Forrest Gump spot where he stops.

[Ann Rice, 04/10/2018]

A pullout at this spot has (or had) a home-made sign: "Forrest Gump ended his cross country run at this spot."

Forest Gump Stopped His Journey Here.

Forest Gump Stopped His Journey

Forrest Gump stopped his cross country journey here.

[Elizabeth Irvin, 07/01/2017]

In the film, after running continuously for years, a shaggy Forrest Gump stops in this very spot. It's a popular photo-op, although people also stand in the middle of the highway.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Mexican Hat RockMexican Hat Rock, Mexican Hat, UT - 9 mi.
Monument ValleyMonument Valley, Kayenta, AZ - 11 mi.
Bluff Pioneer FortBluff Pioneer Fort, Bluff, UT - 27 mi.
In the region:
Four Corners USA, Shiprock, NM - 53 mi.

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