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Snow Canyon State Park

#52 of 1 165 things to do in Utah
Open Now: 06:00 - 22:00
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Great short hikes

If you don't like fighting the crowds at Zion, then Snow Canyon will be the place for you. Located... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robert N
Little Known, but Spectacular

We had one day left on our trip to Utah but didn't want to drive far to one of the better known... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Average3%
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1002 N. Snow Canyon Road, UT 84738
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Reviewed yesterday

If you don't like fighting the crowds at Zion, then Snow Canyon will be the place for you. Located about 8 miles from St. George, the parks had many well-marked trails varying in length and difficulty. Bring water and food as there is not a...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had one day left on our trip to Utah but didn't want to drive far to one of the better known attractions. We chose Snow Canyon only because it was 30 miles from our motel. We were wondering if after seeing Zion and Bryce,...More

Thank MaryandRon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on our drive back to Vegas from Zion and Bryce. While obviously less impressive this park has a lot to do and see and was really beautiful. We explored a lava tube cave and climbed up a cool Hillside for stunning views....More

Thank Amyation
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I had had a full day to explore Snow Canyon State Park, it's truly breathtaking and for avid climbers, a playground for freestyle climbing. During the summer/fall, it's best to go in the late afternoon, or early early morning, because the heat is...More

Thank AnnH1483
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the $15 fee and the time needed to drive from the freeway to Snow Canyon. Enter and drive to the end of the road -about 6 miles. Many turnouts; parking areas and toilet facilities. Beautiful multiple colored rocks formations. If you have the...More

Thank CalifTravelBuddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Hurricane and went into west Zion off Kolob Terrace (Northgate Peaks) on our first big hiking day. Our "off" day we went into Snow Canyon and loved parts of it. Here's my suggestion: Park at the Butterfly trailhead and go to the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walk around some of the trails and were surprised to find out some of them are sandy. Hard to walk around. Beautiful views, peaceful during a weekday.

Thank SirenaPdx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to ease into our vacation by starting to get our feet wet hiking in a smaller park. We made a day of it, hiking most trails in the park. Minutes from St. George, like the convenience of a quick drive. The temperature...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in St George for the night so wanted to check out this state park. We are so glad that we did. It was a hot day so we went around 6:30pm and found the temperature to be fantastic. We did the Butterfly trail...More

Thank mjc_travels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely hike with numerous impressive views on Hidden Pinyon trail. No shade so wear appropriate clothing and sun screem

Thank Koen L
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Response from KellyandDarren D | Reviewed this property |
Yes two years in a row. We love it there. It’s not that big so book in advance. Lovely setting, quiet and peaceful. Free showers and flush toilets.
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Response from Vanessa S | Reviewed this property |
They hae 13 trails to hike...we hiked the Hidden Pinyon, Petrified Dunes, Butterfly Canyon and a bit of the Lava Flow before we were totally spent. It took us roughly 4 hours with the teenagers crawling on anything they... More