Best Hikes in Snow Canyon State Park

Looking for tips on things to do in Snow Canyon State Park? It’s your lucky day because we’re going to show you 5 Snow Canyon hikes that you can try on your next visit to Southern Utah.

Top 5 Snow Canyon Hikes

1. Jenny’s Canyon Trail

snow canyon state park hike: Jenny canyon

If you’re looking for one of the most popular hikes in St. George, Utah that has a short walk up into a slot canyon, Jenny’s Canyon hike must be your choice. Don’t worry if you don’t have previous experience hiking, you’ll enjoy it. 

With a length of 0.5 miles and an approximate time of 30 minutes is an ideal family-friendly hike. It has an easy level of difficulty that is appropriate even for small children.

And if you’re into exploring slots, we can recommend you click on: slot canyons to explore in Southern Utah  on this very blog. 

2. Cinder Cone Trail

While doing the Cinder Cone Trail you’ll be visiting one of the most ancient volcanoes that exists in the US. Because of the level of elevation, you’ll be able to find a great mix of flora and fauna. 

It has a moderate level of difficulty and 1.7-mile length. The time required to finish this hike will be approximately 2 hours. It’s a single-track trail.

If you’re visiting the park with kids older than 7 or 8 years then this is a good option for a Southern Utah trail.

3. Butterfly Trail

Butterfly Trail at snow canyon state park

Probably not as famous as other hiking trails because it’s used more as a connector trail but it features a huge petrified dune and incredible rocks. 

The level of difficulty is moderate so if you want to try it you must have a little hiking experience. The length is almost 1.2 miles and it should take between 40-50 minutes to finish it. 

The best time to do this hike is in Spring and Fall; we recommend doing it in the morning to appreciate the incredible views. 

4. Petrified Dunes Trail

Located in the heart of Snow Canyon State Park and very close to St. George, it will only take you a short 18 minutes drive. Surrounded by the most incredible views in the park, this trail is one of the most popular with local hikers.

It is approximately 1.2 miles in length and will take you an hour to complete. You’ll find restroom facilities on your way up and down.

The level of difficulty is moderate because the trail consists of a mix of dirt single track, slick rocks and rocky; it can be a little challenging.

5. Kestrel Trail

Kestrel Trail

One of the differences of this trail is that apart from hiking you can also do it by horseback, and if you’re traveling with your pet(s), you can bring them.

The distance from St. George to this trail is just a 12-minute drive. At 1.2 miles, the whole family will love it. 

These Snow Canyon State Park hikes are some of our guest’s favorites. 

Besides these hikes in St. George Utah, you can also try other activities in Snow Canyon Park

Coral Springs Resort is just a 20-minute drive to the park. If you want to book one of our properties contact us to get started.

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