St. George West Loop

[Zion Natl. Park] [Zion – Kolob] [St. George] [West St. George] [East St. George] [Zion Field Institute] [Zion Area Homepage]
Head to Bluff Street on the west side of St. George and then head north. You just keep going until you get to the overlook to Snow Canyon, then down into the canyon for some fun, then to Jacob Hamblin’s home and then to the Arboretum. It can take as little as a few hours or as much as a day. But its well worth seeing and fits together as a really nice loop.
[Zion – St. George Area Map]

Snow Canyon State Park

Many have described this park as a mini Zion. It has some great hikes and some hidden treasures that make it a fun excursion.

Jacob Hamblin Pioneer Home

Jacob Hamblin was one of the first people to settle the St. George area. He developed a real friendship with the Indians in the area. His home is run as a visitor center and you get a really good feel for how the early pioneers lived. The home is located on the west end of Santa Clara on the main road.

Robert L. Shepherd Arboretum – Santa Clara

Forty acres of trails and desert plants make this one of the hidden treasures of southern Utah.

Pine Valley and Pine Valley Chapel

Forty minutes north of St. George is the beautiful mountain valley of Pine Valley. One of the highlights of the valley is this chapel, built like a sailing ship.
 

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