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+ view from Scout Cave Trail in Snow Canyon State Park

Ultimate Guide to Hiking Scout Cave Trail

Scout Cave Trail is one of the best hikes in Snow Canyon State Park, located just outside of St. George in southern Utah. The hike leads to a teardrop- shaped cave that is perfect for exploring, cooling off from the desert sun, and even has some amazing views of the surrounding red rocks! Scout Cave Trail also offers the option to continue to a … Read More Ultimate Guide to Hiking Scout Cave Trail

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How to Hike the Lava Tubes & Petrified Dunes Trail in Snow Canyon State Park

A family friendly adventure located near St. George, Utah, hiking the Petrified Dunes Trail in Snow Canyon State Park is a great way to explore a lesser-known area of the Beehive State. The Petrified Dunes are a unique geological formation made of solidified Navajo Sandstone, with swirling stripes of deep orange that look frozen in time. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you … Read More How to Hike the Lava Tubes & Petrified Dunes Trail in Snow Canyon State Park

+ view inside the Moqui Caverns, sand caves in Kanab, Utah

Moqui Caverns: Exploring the Kanab Sand Caves

Driving through southern Utah and looking for a quick stop to stretch your legs? Check out the Moqui Caverns (a.k.a Kanab Sand Caves) a quick, half-mile hike located off Highway 89 near Kanab, UT. Originally, the Moqui Caverns were created as a sand mine, but today they offer a fun, short adventure with nice views looking through the “windows” to the rocky, orange cliffs … Read More Moqui Caverns: Exploring the Kanab Sand Caves

+ Orange canyon reflects over a pool of water on the Red Reef Trail in southern Utah

Hiking the Red Reef Trail in Utah: An Underrated Adventure

Looking for a short but exciting adventure in southern Utah? Look no further than the Red Reef Trail, located just outside St. George Utah! This 2.2 mile hike follows along a babbling creek, snaking its way through narrow canyons, until reaching a picturesque waterfall. If you are feeling adventurous, you can scramble up the side of the waterfall and continue your journey into the … Read More Hiking the Red Reef Trail in Utah: An Underrated Adventure