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Spring/Easter in St. George

Easter Weekend Brings Visitation Surge to Snow Canyon; Traffic Delays Expected -For immediate release via Snow Canyon State Park: Easter weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year at Snow Canyon State Park, with most visitors arriving Saturday April 19. Preparations are being made to implement traffic control at both park entrances to ensure visitor […]

Watch the Red Bull Rampage

Red Bull Rampage to Air on NBC Saturday, December 21st Watch the recap of the epic event as part of the Red Bull Signature Series   Already tired of Christmas jingles and crowded mall parking lots? Take a break from the Holiday madness with the NBC broadcast of Red Bull Rampage, which airs Saturday, Dec. 21 […]

Stucki Springs Trail

tucki Springs Trail lies inside the Bearclaw Poppy preserve southwest of St. George near the Green Valley Spa.  The trail itself is about 10 miles long. While it lies in barren desert, it’s a very popular and well-traveled trail. The trail is intermediate technical but suitable for experienced conditioned beginners — as long as you don’t take the […]

Adventure Is Calling.

Adventure Is Calling. Will you respond to it? Although this video isn’t primarily about Zion National Park, it entails exactly what Zion is really all about. Get out in nature. Explore. Take it all in. Breathe. We could all use a day or two away from our computers and phones. We recommend going full screen […]

Mountain Biking – The Prospector Trail

The diversity in mountain biking trails in Southern Utah continues to astonish me.  With four rides in as many weeks, I have yet to come across a trail that is anything like the last one. This weeks adventure was no exception. rospector / Church Rocks trail is stunning to say the least. In what can be […]

Shuttle System in Zion National Park Winding Down Operations

With autumn in full swing,  and the peak of summer visitation over with, the transportation/shuttle system at Zion National Park is winding down it’s operations for the year. The mandatory park shuttles will still be running on weekends only,  November 2 through November 24,  and also on November 28, 29, and 30, 2013 for the Thanksgiving holiday.   […]

Zion Adventure Company

We took a trip up to Zion National Park today to visit our friends at the Zion Adventure Company. The drive through Virgin and Rockville was absolutely breathtaking with the colorful fall leaves against the vast red rock canyon walls in the distance. There were a few spots along the Virgin river that were literally […]

Zion National Park Re-Opening!

SOURCE: STGNEWS.com ST. GEORGE – During a “Conversation with the House” meeting held at the St. George City Offices, Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart announced the state and the Department of the Interior have reached an agreement for funding eight of Utah’s national parks and monuments. The announcement was met by cheers from over 100 people […]

Zion National Park Shut Down

What Can You Do in the Case of a Government / National Park Shutdown? Zion National Park may be shut down, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Don’t let it stop you from enjoying the amazing vacation you have always planned for! Springdale City and the Zion Canyon are still open for […]

Government Shutdown – Zion National Park

Yes it is true… the National Park is shutdown for the time being.  The wonderful thing about Zion National Park though is unlike other National Parks where a government shutdown will effectively eliminate the ability to participate in the National Park experience, the Town of Springdale and Zion Canyon will remain open and ready to […]

37th Annual St. George Marathon

For 37 years now the St George Marathon has been running in the area. With 7,000+ runners each year, there are certain to be some of you coming down this week! Make sure and plan your trip with “My Trip Planner” and earn your STG Marathon badge!

My Trip Planner!

It’s time for a getaway- But right now you’re sitting on your butt in front of a computer screen trying to figure out what to do. Let ‘My Trip Planner’ make your dreams of a getaway a reality! Whatever your adventure, you will find it in My Trip Planner. Make your plan and then…Make it […]