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Address: Highway 18, St. George, UT 84770
Phone Number: 435-773-7630
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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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Beautiful scenery, knowledgeable guide

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2013
Mauri S
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Seattle, Washington
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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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Kirkland, Washington
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We went on a 2 hour trail ride and were so impressed with the guide, the horses, and the beautiful scenery. Our guide knew where to go and gave us meaningful commentary. The horses were responsive and sure footed. The scenery was awesome. I would recommend Snow Canyon Trail Rides to anyone!!!

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2 Thank Cathy W
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Morning ride with Matt to the N end of Snow Canyon. Go early to beat the heat. Horses are gentle and its a really nice ride. Matt was great--very knowledgable about plants, animals and geology of the area. We hope to come back in cooler weather and do the lower canyon with them. This is an excellent value and really... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This is our 2nd ride with Snow Canyon Trail Rides. This time we enjoyed exchanging stories with our guide, Matthew on our 4 hour ride to the north rim where we dismounted and had a nice lunch while the horses rested. The horses are well-mannered, pleasant and easy to ride. Having had my own horses makes it more of a... More 

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utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Ben had some great horses for us to ride and even adjusted the time of the ride so that we could do it when we had time, since no one else had scheduled for that day. Ben knew a lot about history, plants and the geology of the area. It is a great way to see Snow Canyon State Park.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

We took our 8 and 10 year old girls on a one hour ride through the beautiful Snow Canyon and it was just an amazing time! Matthew, our guide, was easy going, informative and put our girls at ease - turning them into real "riders" in no time! The trail was gorgeous, the horses well cared for and mannered. I... More 

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

Thanks for the kudos! More 

Heathsville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The trail guide was very knowlegable about the area, the horses well trained. The 2 hour ride took us to some lovely veiew points in the awe inspiring Snow Canyon. A good afternoon activity.

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Alton, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I spoke with Patty on the phone to plan our half day ride. She had some great suggestions and had everything well planned when we arrived. Our wrangler, Matthew, was super friendly and the horses were nicely tempered. We talked about the plants, animals and history of the Snow Canyon area. Matthew knew it all. The ride was so scenic... More 

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

We are so thrilled this was the highlight of your wonderful vacation, considering there are so many spectacular sights in southern Utah. But we do get that comment time and again, as this is a truly awesome ride and sight to behold! More 

St. George, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

When I called and made my horseback riding appointment I was told I had to give my card number to hold the reservation. I was also told that I would receive directions to the park via text message. The day of the appointment came and I still hadn't received the directions so I tried several times to call for directions.... More 

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

It is sad that when someone doesn't show up for their reserved ride (even though they tell you they are coming to the ride when they are 10 minutes late), that they must make up these false allegations and untruths to justify their bad behavior. More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Go early before it gets too hot (and before the masses get out of bed and into your photos!!). Only 15 mins from St George.

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