Saint George, Utah

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  • Saint George, Utah

    Check Out Pioneer Park's Little Narrows

    5.0
    0.1 mi
    Pioneer Park's slot canyon is located in the red sandstone cliffs above St. George Blvd in Pioneer Park. Pioneer Park has tables for picnics and lots of fun rock formations for kids and adults to play on. The park is usually very crowded, and it can be challenging to find a parking spot in the pa...
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  • St. George, Utah

    Hike to the Snow Canyon Petroglpyhs

    3.8
    1.8 mi / 200 ft gain
    These are the coolest petroglyphs I have ever visited, but they are very difficult to find. They are located in Snow Canyon State Park; the parking is outside of the park and you enter the boundaries by crossing over a barbed wire fence. Bring a GPS if you have one because the petroglyphs are har...
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  • Ivins, Utah

    Hike Padre Canyon

    3 mi / 700 ft gain
    Many people access the Padre Canyon hike in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve from the south, which has a parking pull-over just south of the Tuacahn Center main gate on Tuacahn Drive. The trail starts from the southwest corner, passing through a fence. Follow the trail around a prominent butte. Once...
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  • Dammeron Valley, Utah

    Hike Jenny's Canyon in Snow Canyon State Park

    3.5
    0.3 mi / 42 ft gain
    To get here from St George, you take Bluff Street heading north until you reach the Snow Canyon Parkway exit that heads west. Follow this road until you reach Snow Canyon Drive, turn right here. This road will take you into the south entrance of the park. You will come upon a small fee station wh...
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  • Dammeron Valley, Utah

    Explore the Petrified Sand Dunes

    5.0
    Snow Canyon is only 15 minutes from St. George, Utah and has so many neat areas to explore. A favorite of mine is to climb around on the petrified dunes. These are located in the middle of the park right off of the road. There is a trail leading from the parking lot for about 1,000 feet to the du...
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  • Dammeron Valley, Utah

    Explore the Sand Dunes in Snow Canyon State Park

    3.5
    0.5 mi
    To get to Snow Canyon State Park from St George, you take Bluff Street heading north until you reach the Snow Canyon Parkway exit that heads west. Follow this road until you reach Snow Canyon Drive, turn right here. This road will take you into the south entrance of the park. You will come upon a...
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  • Saint George, Utah

    Climb in Snow Canyon

    5.0
    Pulling into this beautiful canyon lined with tall red walls, you'll see a variety of slab, crack, and multi-pitch climbing. The Island in the Sky area hosts 8 walls: the Doghouse, Indian Wall, Dip Area, War Zone, Moss Canyon, Sand Dunes, Aftershock Wall, and Circus Wall. The walls with the best ...
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  • St. George, Utah

    Hike the Lava Flow Trail

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 400 ft gain
    From the parking area, the trail travel west directly into the lava field.  This is evident by the sharp black rocks the trail travels through.  Watch for the first lava tube on the left.  All lava tubes have a steep short descent down in to explore a bit but the tubes are not deep and could be d...
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  • St. George, Utah

    Hike the Whiterocks Trail

    1.75 mi / 400 ft gain
    This trail starts from a parking area just off Route 18.  Follow the obvious trail with the whiterocks to the right and views of Snow Canyon.  The trail descend steep, deep sand path until you reach some petrified sand dunes.  Great photo opportunities here.  This section is short lived as you co...
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  • Washington, Utah

    Camping at Yant Flat

    5.0
    2.6 mi / 500 ft gain
    Though only a few miles from civilization as a bird flies, this trailhead is only accessible via a dirt road (that can be quite bumpy - high clearance vehicles recommended though I did it in a car).  Given the condition of the road, drive time can be 45 minutes from St George, Utah.  The road is ...
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  • Dammeron Valley, Utah

    Snow Canyon Overlook via Red Mountain Trail

    4.7
    4.65 mi / 525 ft gain
    While the trail to the top is mediocre, the views once you get there are absolutely stunning, making for an amazing hike. The hike begins at the Red Mountain Trailhead, north of Snow Canyon State Park. This trail is very rock and sandy, without much variety in landscape along the way. During the...
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  • Hurricane, Utah

    Red Cliffs Recreation Nature Trail

    4.5
    1.39 mi / 266 ft gain
    Hike along streams that run through red sandstone - the blue water makes a fun contrast against the red rocks and sand. To get to the trailhead, drive to the Red Cliffs Campground about 20 minutes north of St. George. There is a small fee to park or camp at the campground. This trail starts in ...
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  • Washington County, Utah

    Rock Climbing St. George Utah

    The Utah Hills areas of climbing are mostly limestone. Some of the best quality rock in the country. There are many areas here that are still being developed. The climbing style is sport climbing and the skill level needed is from beginner to expert, but to enjoy the area to its fullest interme...
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  • Hurricane, Utah

    Hike the Historic Babylon - Little Purgatory Loop

    6 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The trailhead has space for about three or four cars. Watch for an obvious gap in the cliffs very close to the trailhead, this is where you should park. Just before exiting the gap, look to the left for some interesting petroglyphs. The trail follows a dry wash through some heavy vegetation for a...
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  • Toquerville, Utah

    Toquerville Falls

    4.8
    11.75 mi / 2044 ft gain
    Toquerville Falls is a hidden waterfall nearby a small town named Toquerville. The road is rugged - saying rugged is kind of an understatement. Medium or high profile 4x4 is recommended. I drove a Toyota FJ Cruiser and it took me about half an hour to get there from Toquerville. The picture doesn...
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  • Hurricane, Utah

    Camp at Little Creek Mesa

    5.0
    Experience solitude and beauty at Little Creek Mesa Utah. When you get there, grab a campsite, and go for an evening mountain bike ride along the rim of the mesa and see breathtaking views of the valley below as the sun sets.  Little Creek Mesa is located 22 miles from Hurricane, Utah and only 8 ...
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