Near Lake Powell lies the Glen Canyon Dam, a location used for many films but also some TV shows. The BBC used this location for the episode “Day of the Moon”, “Doctor Who” episode. Rory gets captured on this very spot….
Jurassic Park – Red Rock Canyon
While most exteriors of the movie “Jurassic Park” were filmed on the tropical island of Kauai, the location of the Badlands, where the raptor skeleton was found, was filmed on the US mainland in the Mojave Desert. Only accessible by 4×4 the location near ridgecrest can be found, dinosaur fossils however… not.
A New Hope – Chott el-Djerid
Flat as a pancake, this location was used for the Original Star Wars. Chott el-Djerid dessert is now a military highway, but still known as “Star Wars Canyon”. Also here is the Moss Eisley overlook and where the attack of the Sand People was filmed.