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Snow Canyon State Park

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Snow Canyon is often overlooked. In any other state, where it wasn't overshadowed by the likes of Zion and Bryce Canyon, it would be a national park instead of a state park. But this place is well worth a day trip and is a great place to take kids.

Recommended Routes in Snow Canyon State Park - 2

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Favorite View of the south end of Snow Canyon from the overlook spur. It's well worth the small climb to the top of the hill.
Intermediate/Difficult

Lava Flow - Petrified Dunes Loop

4.3 mi 6.9 km 554' Up 169.01 m Up 554' Down 168.85 m Down

Ivins, UT
Favorite View from the trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Padre Red Sands Loop

6.5 mi 10.4 km 779' Up 237.35 m Up 776' Down 236.66 m Down

Ivins, UT

Snow Canyon State Park Running

  • 41 Miles 65 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 13 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Snow Canyon State Park - 17

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1.6 mi 2.6 km #1Whiterocks
Intermediate
Ivins, UT
Intermediate
Ivins, UT
1.3 mi 2.0 km #2Lava Flow Trail
Intermediate
Ivins, UT
Intermediate
Ivins, UT
0.6 mi 0.9 km #3Butterfly Trail
Intermediate
Ivins, UT
Intermediate
Ivins, UT
0.2 mi 0.4 km #4Whiterocks Amphitheater
Intermediate/Difficult
Ivins, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Ivins, UT
3.1 mi 5.0 km #5Padre Canyon Trail
Difficult
Ivins, UT
Difficult
Ivins, UT
1.7 mi 2.8 km #6Red Sands Trail
Difficult
Ivins, UT
Difficult
Ivins, UT
2.9 mi 4.7 km #7Whiptail Trail
Easy
Ivins, UT
Easy
Ivins, UT
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8Petrified Dunes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ivins, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Ivins, UT
4.0 mi 6.4 km #9West Canyon Road
Easy
Ivins, UT
Easy
Ivins, UT
0.1 mi 0.2 km #10Hidden Pinyon Overlook Spur
Intermediate
Ivins, UT
Intermediate
Ivins, UT

Photos of Snow Canyon State Park - 40

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Padre Canyon Trail
Jun 5, 2018 near Ivins, UT
Three Ponds Trail
Jun 5, 2018 near Ivins, UT
View of the south end of Snow Canyon from the overlook spur. It's well worth the small climb to the top of the hill.
Nov 2, 2019 near Ivins, UT
Pic from trail
Apr 19, 2021 near Ivins, UT
Plenty of climbing on this trail - these are only man-made steps.
Apr 19, 2021 near Ivins, UT
Inside one of Scout Caves
Apr 19, 2021 near Ivins, UT
Awesome view looking across lava fields - your view at the top of the peak.
Apr 19, 2021 near Ivins, UT
View from the trail
Jan 10, 2022 near Ivins, UT