This state park offers several hiking trails that allow visitors to experience the beauty of desert landscapes as well as native foliage and wildlife species.
Snow Canyon State Park is a lovely 7,400-acre recreational area in southwest Utah that showcases incredible rock formations created by lava flows as well as rolling sand dunes, desert foliage, and native wildlife species. Visitors are welcome to explore the beauty of Snow Canyon via hiking, biking, and horseback. There are several hiking trails to choose from within the park, with some of the best being the Scout Cave Trail (3.6 miles), Petrified Dunes Trail (1.2 miles), Butterfly Trail (1.1 miles), and the Lava Flow Trail (1 mile). You’ll get to experience breathtaking desert landscapes, caves, and wildlife species such as kit foxes, coyotes, canyon tree frogs, and desert tortoises.
Be sure to pack plenty of water and sunscreen when heading to Snow Canyon for the day. The views of the deep orange and red canyon walls will surely sweep you away and stay with you long after you’ve left. There’s also a campground at Snow Canyon if you’re looking to have a longer stay to take in every aspect of this wonderful place. The park is open from 6 am until 10 pm daily – you can have the chance to see a fiery sunrise or sunset and have plenty of time in between to enjoy all the amazing outdoor activities Snow Canyon offers.