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“Lots of fun for family” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park
Red Hills Parkway, St. George, UT
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Ranked #2 of 25 attractions in St. George
Type: Parks
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Austin, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Lots of fun for family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

View from Sugar Loaf overlooking the city of St. George, lots of rocks for kids and adults to climb and explore.

Visited June 2013
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St. George, Utah
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great views of St. George”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Close in and easy hikes for visitors with limited time. Fun scampering over the red rocks for the kids and adults alike. Great views of St. George and the Tabernacle.

Visited May 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Great shops and outdoor space”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Loved the little gift shop and art gallery. Several restaurants to choose from. We at at the Painted Poney...be sure to save room for desert. Lovely outdoor seating as well!

Visited April 2013
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Utah
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“How fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Our kids loved climbing on the rocks, trying to catch lizards, and enjoying the scenery. It was close and convenient and definitely worth while. We spent a little over an hour there and could have spent more.

Visited April 2013
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Salt Lake City, UT
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357 helpful votes 357 helpful votes
“A fun place to hike.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We have been going to St. George at least once yearly for over 35 years and never knew this place existed until I saw it on Tripadvisor. It's very close to the city and it's free - what could be better? You get there by going up Main Street then turning right and following the road past the "Dixie" rock to the parking area. When we were there there was a group of rock climbers with ropes and such climbing the face of the "Dixie" rock itself, but also many people young and middle aged walking all over the other rocks and enjoying the day - we were the oldest ones there! We hadn't planned very well and had on poor shoes. I had on hard soled clogs, and my husband had on Teva sandals. As has been mentioned there is a "house" built into one of the slot canyons. Someone there told us it was an old prison. 'Not sure that's true, but it makes a good story. There are handrails on part of the trail and a bridge connecting two of the large boulders. There were several families there and even the young children were able to climb on the tall rocks with the help of their parents. There are some picnic areas - one large one that is semi-covered and is right near the parking area, and at least one more small one that we saw. There was also a campfire area no far from the parking. It looked like a fun place for a group activity in the evening, but you would need good flashlights to get there. We were near a group of friendly young men, probably college age, that were jumping over a slot canyon, back and forth. Ahh youth, no fear. If you go, take a hat, some water and wear good shoes, and remember that St. George can be very warm so don't go mid day in the heat. When we were there they had two portable "johns" placed near the parking area. My husband used one and said they were pretty grim. It's a fun place to visit. You could probably spend several hours there if you like to hike. I'm sure we saw only a small part of the entire park and we spent about 45 minutes there.

Visited March 2013
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