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Local Hiking in Southern Utah

Utah’s national parks feature some of the most astonishing landscapes in the world. Its state parks include just as much allure and many recreational opportunities. See for yourself the amazing parks in St. George, Utah!


The Greater St. George area is a beloved destination with some of the most incredible and iconic trails in the world. Come explore the thousands of miles of great hiking trails that Southern Utah has to offer! Zion National Park, Snow Canyon State Park, and Gooseberry Mesa are among the most popular hiking locations with trails for all levels of hikers. Whether it’s your first time visiting or your hundredth, hiking, and exploring the beautiful red rock landscapes will keep you coming back! The beautiful, year-round sunny St. George weather makes hiking the perfect outdoor activity. Spring and fall are ideal times to hike, but many winter and summer days are very pleasant. Visit to determine which trails are dog-friendly, family-friendly, or suitable for your needs!

Popular Trails: Some of the most popular hiking trails in the area include Lava Tube Trail at Snow Canyon State Park (Intermediate), Turtle Wall Trail (Easy), Lower Calf Creek Falls at Zion National Park (Intermediate), Chuckwalla Trail (Easy), and Angel’s Landing at Zion National Park (Difficult).


Southern Utah is home to some of the very best mountain biking trails that you can ride 365 days a year! Thousands of travelers come to visit us every year to enjoy our sunshine and ever-growing abundance of mountain biking trails. The St. George area offers a wide array of trail options to fit the needs of every rider. Whether you're looking for a quick ride or an all-day excursion, you will find plenty of trails with all different types of terrain. Most mountain biking trails in the St. George area are single track, so you won’t have to worry about sharing the road with ATV’s. is a great resource if you’re unfamiliar with any mountain biking trails or how to find their locations. They also have an app you can download to find the trails nearest to you. When planning your mountain biking trip, make sure to check out The Lofts at Green Valley, one of our newest vacation rental communities built for mountain bikers like you! This community features patio bike closets for every unit and is right next to several awesome trails including The Green Valley Loop, Zen Trail, Bearclaw Poppy, and Barrel Ride.

Popular Trails: Some of the most popular trails in the area include Gooseberry Mesa (Intermediate/Difficult), Bearclaw Poppy (Easy/Intermediate), JEM trail (Intermediate), Chuckwalla (Easy) and Zen Trail (Difficult).

Zion National Park

The St. George area is home to the famous Zion National Park where the massive sandstone mountains are mesmerizing! You can enjoy activities such as hiking, canyoneering, horseback riding, backpacking, and more! Click the photo link to learn more about Zion National Park.

Bryce Canyon

National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park is known for its spiral-shaped rock formations, also known as hoodoos. These towering crimson-colored mountains are a sight to be seen. Click the photo link to learn more about Bryce Canyon National Park.

Grand Canyon National Park

Take a day trip to The Grand Canyon in Arizona and hike the North or South Rim! This immense canyon is layered with bands of red rock and split by the Colorado River. Click the photo link to learn more about Grand Canyon National Park.

Glen Canyon

Glen Canyon has over 1.25 million acres of recreational area to explore and is home to must-see attractions such as Lake Powel, Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Rainbow Bridge, and much more! Click the photo link to learn more about Glen Canyon.

Glen Canyon

Snow Canyon

State Park

Experience the beauty of Snow Canyon State Parks burnt orange and white sandstone cliffs and black lava flows. Explore this incredible landscape on foot, bike, or horseback! Click the photo link for more information on Snow Canyon State Park.

Snow Canyon State Park