The Incredible Utah Hiking Trail That Takes You Past Ancient Lava Flow
Snow Canyon State Park is a real gem in Utah’s state park system. Located just minutes from St. George, the park has the most incredible landscape, with soaring red sandstone cliffs, interesting lava flows, and overlooks with endless views. With 38 miles of trails, you can spend a week exploring this 7,400-acre park, and you’ll definitely want to hike the Lava Flow Trail during your visit.
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Learn more about Snow Canyon State Park and check out the full trail map here.
While you’re enjoying southern Utah, you might want to explore this cave that was created by lava flow more than a thousand years ago.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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