Hiking Trails

Southern Utah is a mecca for outdoor adventurers with endless trails ranging from easy to strenuous. So pack those hiking boots and get ready to head to the wilderness.

Johnson Canyon Trail

Johnson Canyon Trail

Johnson Canyon Trail is a short but stunning hike in Snow Canyon State Park. It has natural springs, surrounded by gorgeous natural springs, black lava flows, striking red rock formations, and a gorgeous arch near the end of the hike. This hike is short, and very easy, It`s perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Keep in mind this hike is closed annually from March 15th-October 31st.
Water Canyon to Top Rock

Water Canyon to Top Rock

This hike can be strenuous depending on the options you choose on this hike. Water Canyon is on the Utah/Arizona boarder and is a pretty beaten up trail. That doesn`t take away from the stunning scenery surrounding you on this hike though. The first part of the hike is relatively easy, being on a well defined trail to the narrows of Water Canyon. At the end things get a little more difficult as you need to climb the canyon rim, and Top Rock. You can even go beyond this point, if you wanted to backpack into Cannan Mountain, it is very similar to Zion like scenery.
Cinder Cone

Cinder Cone

The Cinder cones here in Southern Utah are located within Snow Canyon State Park. One cider cone is on the northern side, and the other to the south. These 2 Cinder Cones are the reasoning begins the lava flow that covers much of the surrounding area. This trail is short, but very steep and is recommended to wear boot and pants to avoid injuries on the sharp lava rock throughout the hike.
Three Ponds Trail

Three Ponds Trail

Take a hike through the beautiful desert sands with amazing views of wild flowers, cactus, sage, and striking canyon views. Towards the end of the trail there is three ponds to enjoy. This hiking trail is better hiked between the months of February-November. Three Ponds Trail is a family friendly trail, so everyone can join in on the adventure.
Lava Flow Overlook Trail

Lava Flow Overlook Trail

Lava Flow Overlook Trail, located in Snow Canyon State Park, is a short but gorgeous hike that takes you to breathtaking panoramic views, and you`ll have an amazing view of the West Canyon overlook. You will be able to see the lava flow from the 2 volcano`s on either side of Snow Canyon. It is a short and simple hike, great for the whole family!
Red Reef

Red Reef

Red Reef hiking trail is a very scenic, and short hike. This hike takes you from a campground at Red Cliffs Recreation Area, into a canyon beside a small stream. As you continue along this trail, the canyon gets more narrow, until it`s just a few feet across. You`ll soon come up on a gorgeous waterfall that blocks the trail, but if yo wish to keep adventuring it is easy to climb around the waterfall and venture on into the canyon.
Petrified Dunes Trail

Petrified Dunes Trail

The Petrified Dunes Trial, located in Snow Canyon State Park is a very fun trail/adventure for the whole family to enjoy. It is a short walk from the parking lot, then you have free range to climb and hike all the gorgeous red rocks. With 360 stunning views, and free range to go and climb anywhere you want, this hike is one you`ll want to go on while visiting Southern Utah.
Whiptail Trail

Whiptail Trail

Whip tail trail is a 6 mile paved trail that is perfect for runners, hikers, walkers, or even bikers that are visiting Southern Utah. Whip Tail Trail is located in Snow Canyon State Park and has striking views of the canyon and gorgeous red rock, and lava rocks that make up this canyon.
Hidden Pinyon Trail

Hidden Pinyon Trail

The Hidden Pinyon Trail is a short, but mildly difficult hike. This trail takes hikers below the rocks of the Petrified Dunes trail, and then on the the Hidden Pinyon Overlook. Beyond that the start of the Three Ponds tail head begins. Come hike this trail and see all that Snow Canyon State Park has to offer.
Owens Loop Trail

Owens Loop Trail

Owens Loop trail is a spectacular hike that ventures off from a quaint little nature park. Owens Loop take you down past a small canyon and riverbed, then up above to city of St. George. You get stunning 360 views of the gorgeous city, and surrounding landscapes. Owens loop does have some incline, but is a moderate trail and family friendly.
Location: 452 N Main St, St. George, UT 84770
Chuckwalla

Chuckwalla

Chuckwalla Trail Head is a gorgeous trail head that you can hike on for approximately 2 miles, and then it connects to two other trail heads. This trail head has many different types of scenery, from the city of St. George, to the blazing red rocks surrounding, and even Snow Canyon State Park. Chuckwalla is great for all outdoor activities, biking this trail is something you don`t want to miss out on. You can also simply walk, or jog this trail. At the base of the trail head you can even rock climb and or repel.
Sullivan Virgin River Trail Head

Sullivan Virgin River Trail Head

Sullivan Virgin River Park`s trail head is one that you will want to do while you are vacationing here in Southern Utah. This gorgeous paved trail takes you down the side of the striking Virgin River. You can enjoy 360 views of surrounding red rocks, ancient volcanic rock, cliffs, and the canyon holing the river with beautiful green trees. This trail is perfect for hiking, biking, or even a jog. It has little to no incline and is very family friendly.