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Snow Canyon State Park

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Address: 1002 N. Snow Canyon Road, UT 84738
Phone Number: +1 435-628-2255
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Awesome unique scenery

I always visit when in the area. A rugged mix of red sandstone, and old lava flows. I thought almost as good as Zion Park, but without the crowds. Scenery can be well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Salt Lake City, Utah

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always visit when in the area. A rugged mix of red sandstone, and old lava flows. I thought almost as good as Zion Park, but without the crowds. Scenery can be well appreciated from the road. Hiking allows better appreciation of terrain, and I enjoyed. But if hiking some "Easy" trails would be higher rated in other places, can... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park has something for everyone, petrified sand dunes, normal sandy areas, slot canyon, a natural arch. It is easy to spend 1-2 days here doing the many trails. The hikes are appropriate for all ages. Go early to have better parking options. $6 entrance fee is well worth it. A must see when in the Springdale area. Much better... More 

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Jasper National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights and enjoyed the hiking and biking. The staff working at the camp ground were very friendly and knowledgeable. The campground offers showers and drinkable water.

Thank climblikeagirl
North West England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a rock climbing guide book that mentioned this as a possibility for short climbs good in Autumn weather so went to have a look, and found it to be so much more. The geology is extremely interesting with petrified sand dunes in juxtaposition with basaltic lava flows which have left exposed lava tubes. Being spelunkers as well as... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Snow Canyon State Park in early November 2016. This park is a short drive from the center of St. George, and it is not to be missed. It has many hiking trails and visitors' center with staff who are friendly, informed, and very willing to help make one's visit to the park thoroughly enjoyable.... More 

Thank Tim D
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this park several times because the Snow Canyon Half Marathon runs through it. We've only been in November but this is the perfect time to go. As the sun comes up over the mountain, you start to see the volcanic landscape. It virtually glows as the sun gets higher in the sky. The red rocks contrasting... More 

Appin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This 7,300-acre Utah State park is easily overlooked when you mind is set on jetting to the Grand Canyon, Bryce or Zion National Parks. But here you can see it all on a smaller, less touristy and calmer scale. Only 8 miles north of St. George on State Route 18, this park is set inside the 62,000-acre Red Cliffs Desert... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Amid the National Parks and Monuments, this park offers great scenery and easy to moderate hiking. Highly recommend visiting this state park.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Wonderful small state park about an hour from Zion NP with much of the same type of scenery, just smaller scale. Lots of great hiking of all levels in park and surrounds. Nice small campground too. You will love the sandstorm formations and colorful mountainsides.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great hiking place for all level hikers. We had three teenagers, one with a sprained ankle boot and hiked Butterfly, Lava flow, and Petrified Sand Dunes. Even with the boot we were able to climb the top of the last one. It was so worth it. The views are amazingly breathtaking. There were hardly any other hikers.... More 

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