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JENNY’S CANYON – SNOW CANYON STATE PARK
JENNY’S CANYON – SNOW CANYON STATE PARK, St George, UT
Difficulty Level: Easy
Distance: .48 miles round-trip
Jenny’s Canyon is a nice short walk up into a slot canyon and an overlook. This is a great hike for families and small children. There is also climbing available up the slot canyon walls. The trail winds down a path and crosses a dry wash that may be impassible in a rain storm. A few steps up to the left take you into the canyon. To the right is a nice overlook where you can see the Snow Canyon Sand Dunes across the way.
Round Trip Length
Average Hike Time
Trailhead: 37°11’17.6″N 113°38’39.8″W
Snow Canyon State Park
Distance from St George
9.3 Miles (20 minutes driving)
No bathroom facilities available at the trailhead, but there are facilities available close by in the park.
Best Time of Year to Hike
Hike closed March 15 – June 1. Best time in Spring and Fall.
Best Time of Day to Hike
Morning and Evening
No Permit Required
Entry Fees: $6 per vehicle (up to eight people); $3 per vehicle (up to eight people) Utah seniors 62 and older; $4 pedestrian/cyclists (up to eight people); $2 per person commercial use or vehicles with nine or more people
Camping Fees: Non-hookup sites: $20 per night; Hookup Sites (W&E): $25 per night
Extra vehicle fees (one extra vehicle per site permitted): $10 (non-hookups) or $13 (hookups)
Group Day Use: Lower Galoot Day Use Area: $60 (Reservation / Permit required)
Group Overnight Camping: Cottontail Group Campground: $3 per person + refundable cleaning deposit at park (25 people min – 35 max – 10 vehicles max). Quail Group Campground: $3 per person + refundable cleaning deposit at park (25 people min – 55 max – 20 vehicles max)
Water Sources Available
No Water Sources Available
No camping available on hike, but in designated Park Campground
Well maintained, sandy single track.
Full sun exposure until you get into the slot canyon.
TOP 5 HIKE HIGHLIGHTS
Family friendly for all ages
Fun slot canyon
Close to town
DIRECTIONS TO TRAIL HEAD
Get Directions to Trailhead. From St George, head north on Bluff Street and take exit to Red Hills Pkwy/Snow Canyon Pkwy. Turn left onto Snow Canyon Pkwy and travel 3.2 miles until you come to a traffic circle. Proceed through the circle and continue 0.7 miles. At the next traffic circle take the first exit onto Snow Canyon Dr. In 1.5 miles (after passing through the main gate) the trail head will be on your right.