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Address: Highway 18, St. George, UT 84770
Phone Number: 435-773-7630
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Explore the paradise of Snow Canyon State Park on a guided horseback trail...

Explore the paradise of Snow Canyon State Park on a guided horseback trail ride. Whether you are an experienced rider or a first timer you will have the adventure of a lifetime viewing the rising Red and White Navajo Sandstone cliffs that are layered with black lava flows. The unique advantage of being on horseback with one of our professional guides will allow you to take in many of the colorful desert plants and the opportunity to view the elusive wildlife that roam the park which includes desert tortoises, quail, roadrunners, kit foxes, coyotes, as well as the peregrine falcons flying above it all. You will treasure your memories with southern Utah’s Ultimate Experience and one of the most appealing trail rides in the nation!

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We really loved our ride. Brock, our guide, was friendly and knowledgeable. The horses were gorgeous and very calm. This was a great trail ride.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Michele F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really loved our ride. Brock, our guide, was friendly and knowledgeable. The horses were gorgeous and very calm. This was a great trail ride.

Thank Michele F
horselady3333, Owner at Snow Canyon Trail Rides, responded to this review

So very glad you enjoyed your ride with Brock and our lovely horses. We strive to provide a personal unique experience and appreciate the kudos!!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Was my first time visiting St George and first time horseback riding...and it was amazing! First off the horses are so great and no matter your riding ability you will be able to ride confidently. Our guide Brock was perfect! He had some really great stories and made the ride that much more enjoyable. We did the 3 hour ride... More 

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horselady3333, Owner at Snow Canyon Trail Rides, responded to this review

Your enjoyment of this outstanding specialty ride really gives us the warm fuzzies!!! We value your comments. More 

St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

While my family didn't actually go into the park, we loved the beauty that is seen at this park. We hiked the overlook trail and I loved it. It is actually part of the red mountain trail. It is a 5 mile hike, round-trip, not really challenging, but it will get your heart beating and the sights will take your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

This was great it was my second time riding a horse. It was not very challenging so it was good for beginners. The Tourguide Mike was great he told us about the plants, animals and scenery. We went at sunset and it was stunning. gentle horses very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

What a great way to spend a beautiful morning. We had so much fun riding the horses and seeing the beautiful scenery. Our guide, Mike, was informative and extremely personable. It was the favorite part of our trip.

1 Thank djwiddison
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very easy to organise, we are from the UK so did all bookings via email which Patty organised with no problems, unlike some other activities in the area which need to be completed via telephone. We went on the more adventurous three hour tour. Matthew was a fantastic guide, incredibly knowledgable about the area, wildlife, riding and had beautiful horses.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We arranged our horseback ride through Red Mountain Resort, where we were staying. Matt was our trail guide. Our trail ride was in the evening (7-9 PM) so that the temperature was cooler for us and the horses. I am a novice horseback rider. I've only been on a horse a few times in my life. We had no problem... More 

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Brewster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Patty was wonderful in arranging my trail ride . I called her a few weeks out and received the information on the ride. I am an experienced rider and back east I myself work as a guide taking guests out on trail rides at a local ranch in the Adirondack Mountain area of NY. Matthew the guide for the 3... More 

1 Thank Paul F
Cranbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Matt was our guide for this ride through Snow Canyon. He was very informative about the history and geology of the area and it was well worth the ride just for that and the beautiful country. The horses were very well trained and this would be a fine ride for a novice. For more experienced riders sit back and enjoy... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Our ride on the Gila Trail in Snow Canyon State Park was beautiful and the time passed too quickly. Matthew, our wrangler/guide, is a native of the area and provided a good narration of history and culture. The horses were gentle and easy. This is a great way to experience Snow Canyon. My foot has been bothering me, so this... More 

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