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Snow Canyon State Park

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Address: Ivins, Texas, UT 84738
Phone Number: 435-628-2255
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Beyond Fantastic, and more personally awe-inspiring than the bigger canyons

My 18 year old daughter and I were on a Western "National Parks" Road trip, and we made an overnight stop at St. George to see that area on the way from Las Vegas to Zion. I am... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
aagie
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 18 year old daughter and I were on a Western "National Parks" Road trip, and we made an overnight stop at St. George to see that area on the way from Las Vegas to Zion. I am incredibly glad we did! I had never heard of Snow Canyon, and I'm not sure I should tell too many of you... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery inside this state park. Some nice hiking trails and unique rock formations including volcanic rocks as well as the red sandstone rocks and formations.

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Thank Kurt S
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66 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. I read about it on Utah.com (great website, by the way) and decided to visit one morning. There are all different levels of difficulty for hiking, ranging from an easy, paved one that winds back and forth through various terrain, with multiple places to exit/enter from the road, to much more uneven, barely marked trails. Our... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is easy to get to from St. George. It is not crowded, and we did not have to be concerned about our car overheating like so many tourists like us did on Hwy 9 going into or out of Zion National Park. The hikes were easy. The scenery was breathtaking to people like us from Iowa who had... More 

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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming here for years and love it. We enter the park down in Ivins and stop at the Sand Dunes. The kids love exploring them, finding the animal tracks, and hearing their "echos." If you walk across the street there are some fun rocks to climb on. If you're there during the summer heat go in the... More 

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Richfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful state park! We are a family of 5 and enjoyed quite a few hiking areas at this park. Be sure to hike Jenny's Canyon--it's short and breathtaking when you get to the canyon! Also, walk on the Petrified Dunes! Saw cool lizards here! Nice easy hikes for children and hot weather! Very helpful visitor center too!

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this little state park and would have loved to see more of it. Unfortunately, it can hover around 100 and heats up very early. Even the ranger was only suggesting the half mile hikes unless you started first thing in the morning - he was pushing the idea of getting to the park at 6am. Despite the heat,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went at the end of June and found it to be hot but stunning. We were there from 11:30-1:30 and felt that was the max we could spend there drink those hours. Early morning or evening would be ideal but afternoon is doable if you have lots of water and few layers. We hiked the lava crater trail where... More 

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Cedarville, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Snow Canyon is very convenient to St George, UT where we were based for a week. This is a great day trip on a down day from the longer sightseeing drives. There are some decent shops along the way, particularly in Ivins, UT and is not far from Gunlock State Park that has a small lake. Snow Canyon is definitely... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We are always driving up to Utah, this park we had discovered back in Oct.2015 and had not had the chance to take our son. This time around it was the of us, enjoying the many hikes through the park and beautiful scenery. Climbing the simple stair like mountains...thankful nothing to strenuous beings my husband wasn't at the time in... More 

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