St. George

With hiking, rock climbing, canyoneering, camping and so much more within striking distance, St. George is a the perfect adventure basecamp.

Top Adventures in St. George

  • Check Out Pioneer Park's Little Narrows

    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 c...

    0.1 miles

  • Run the Santa Clara River Trail to Tonaquint Park and Cottonwood Cove Park

    This is a relatively flat and fast city trail with negligible elevation gain or loss over the 6 mile round trip. Beginning at the Crosby Family Confluence Park located just off I-15 near the St. George convention center, immediately pass under the...

    6 miles 10 ft gain

  • Running Chuckwalla

    The Chuckwalla Trailhead is part of the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve and provides beautiful and easy to to access running, mountain biking and climbing right outside of St. George Utah.To access the trailhead follow Bluff St. north toward Dameron Val...

  • Climbing in Moe's Valley

    Moe's Valley, UT is a hidden climbing paradise found in southern Utah. It's located just minutes outside of St. George, Utah. For a long time, this world-class bouldering area stayed relatively unknown except to climbing developers and local climb...

  • Fish at Upper Tawa Pond

    Upper Tawa Pond is a small, 0.8 acre pond located just off of Snow Canyon Parkway. You can catch largemouth bass, sunfish, bluegill, and rainbow trout. The Rainbow Trout are stocked in this pond November through April. These fish do well in these ...

  • Hike to the Snow Canyon Petroglpyhs

    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 G...

    1.8 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike to the Johnson Canyon Arch in Snow Canyon State Park

    Note: the Johnson Arch Trail is closing March 15, 2019 and will not re-open until September 14, 2019Johnson Canyon Arch is an out-and-back trail of about 2 miles round trip length that crosses beds of volcanic rock and follows a creek to a large a...

    2 miles 10 ft gain

  • Hike Padre Canyon

    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 fenc...

    3 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike Jenny's Canyon in Snow Canyon State Park

    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 t...

    0.3 miles 42 ft gain

  • Explore the Petrified Sand Dunes

    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 f...

  • Explore the Sand Dunes in Snow Canyon State Park

    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 th...

    0.5 miles

  • Climb in Snow Canyon

    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, Aftersho...

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