Mexican Hat, Utah: Forrest 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 southbound side of US-163, just north of milepost 13.
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Forrest Gump sign, July 2021.

Forrest Gump Stopped Running Here

We just stopped by the Forrest Gump sign in Monument Valley, as mentioned on your site, and wanted to let you know that the sign has been replaced.

[Kathy, 07/23/2021]
Forest Gump Stopped Here

We searched and searched for the sign but could not find it. We think it may have been taken down as there is a sign that says no stopping or standing. Don't tell me you saw it after July 2021 as I will be so disappointed.

[Stella, 07/23/2021]

We definitely won't be the ones to deliver the bad news.

Gump sign.

Forrest Gump Sign

As of May 2021 the sign is still standing. Southbound 163 near mile marker 13. It is a bit faded, but still readable, and worth a stop for a photo.

[Tracy, 05/14/2021]

Vintage station wagon enjoys the vista.

163 Monument Valley

This view has been featured in Easy Rider and Forrest Gump. Pull over at mile marker 13 for the Forrest Gump shot.

[Jeff Thisted, 02/26/2020]

Two travelers pose with Forrest Gump sign on picturesque western landscape.

Forrest Gump Stopped Running Here

The Forrest Gump Sign is starting to split and is wrapped in wire. Still an amazing place to pull off and get a photo. Also probably the best middle of the road photo op, too. Many others use this pull off for this purpose.

[Katrina, 09/02/2019]

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Mexican Hat RockMexican Hat Rock, Mexican Hat, UT - 9 mi.
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Baby RocksBaby Rocks, Kayenta, AZ - 23 mi.
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Newspaper Rock, Monticello, UT - 66 mi.

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