A wealth of outdoor scenery and recreational opportunities exist both within and just outside the boundaries of St. George, Utah. Among the most famous destinations for visitors is Zion National Park. Additional attractions include Pioneer Park, Snow Canyon State Park, several museums and the Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site.Continue Reading
Zion National Park features dramatic canyons and plateaus. Popular activities at the park include hiking and taking a ride on the park's scenic drive. Several scenic overlooks offer wide-range views of the colorful landscape. Snow Canyon State Park lies right outside of St. George and features red rock and lava formations. The more intimate Pioneer Park has hiking trails, historical features, barbecue pits, picnic areas and an amphitheater.
The Dinosaur Museum, Wildlife Museum and Children's Museum are a few of the museums in the area. The Utah Welcome Center houses the Wildlife Museum, which displays an international spectrum of animals. Many scientists consider the Dinosaur Museum to be one of the best collections of preserved dinosaur tracks in the world, and the Children's Museum provides interactive exhibits for play and education.
Those interested in both U.S. and Mormon history can visit the Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, where the famous Mormon leader spent part of his life.Learn more about Geography