Snow Canyon – Johnston Canyon

This is a new favorite hike of mine in Snow Canyon.   The path is great for the whole family.  Because you enter a canyon about half way through you are somewhat protected from the elements.  There is a great arch, a small stream, sand, lava rock, etc... "Johnson Canyon – 2 miles. Easy. Level... Continue Reading →

Snow Canyon – Butterfly Trail

"Butterfly Trail – 2 miles. Moderate. Some steep slopes, steps and uneven surfaces. Winding along the west side of Petrified Dunes, this trail leads to West Canyon Overlook and lava tubes." - From Oct 2011:

Snow Canyon – Sand Dunes

"Sand Dunes – One-half mile. Easy. Deep sand with some slopes. Trail leads to a large expanse of red sand serving as a giant sandbox and play area for children of all ages." - Photos from Oct 2011:

Snow Canyon – Pioneer Names

My kids are never content to just look up at the pioneer names from the trail, so we always have to climb the super steep rock wall to get right up next to them (causing Mom much anxiety). The trail is actually a half loop (it starts and ends at different places along the main... Continue Reading →

Snow Canyon – Lava Flows Trail

Bring a few flashlights if you want to explore the lava flow cave.  It goes back in at least 100 ft and is very dark at the rear.  It is also very rocky with low ceilings around the edges.  So you will have banged up chins and forehead if you don't have enough light. "Lava Flow... Continue Reading →

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