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Snow Canyon State Park, UT

About Snow Canyon State Park

Snow Canyon State Park is located in southwestern Utah. Surprisingly, this area rarely gets snow; the name of the park actually comes from previous Utah leaders, Lorenzo and Erastus Snow. This red-rock landscape has mild weather, making it an ideal vacation destination for those looking to enjoy the great outdoors with the family.

You can enjoy picnicking, playing in the sand, hiking, bike riding, and putting your photography skills to the test. Take a step back in time by viewing the historic petroglyphs of the pioneers who passed through and explore the geological marvels of the lava tubes.

The whole family is going to love this day trip to the Snow Canyon State Park and ask when they can go back to visit again!

Red rock arid landscape of Snow Canyon State Park in Utah from Tumbleweed Travel
Snow canyon state park Utah from Tumbleweed Travel


  • Brave the darkness of the Lava Tubes
  • Build a sandcastle in the Sand Dunes
  • Let the kiddos scramble across the rocks in the designated Scrambling zones
  • Stop at St. George for a milkshake on the way out!


Type: State Park

Season: Year Round

Climate: Desert

Airport(s): Las Vegas

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