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Why Visit Gunlock State Park?

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Gunlock State Park forms a small part of Southern Utah’s red rock country. The park gets its name from the Gunlock community situated just around the park, which was also named after the first person to settle in that area, William Gunlock. This park is frequently visited by tourists from all over the world. Gunlock […]

Hiking Angels Landing in Zion

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Zion National Park is one of the most beautiful places this earth has to offer. And one of the more popular hikes within Zion is Angels Landing. The view from atop Angels Landing is hard to match anywhere in Utah, or anywhere else for that matter. The hike up to it, is somewhat demanding but […]

Tuacahn Opens This Weekend!

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We’re excited to announce that Tuacahn Amphitheater is opening this weekend! Tuacahn is one of the most unique venues not only in southern Utah, but anywhere in the west. To sit in such a modern amphitheater with that stunning backdrop of red rocks is an experience you’re not likely to forget. Photo Credits: Wikipedia Tuacahn […]

Favorite Little Known Outdoor Places Near St George

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Here are some of my favorite outdoor places near St George that I go to when looking for things to do in St George. We all know about Zion and how amazing it is, but one of my favorite hikes is a little known hike just outside of Snow Canyon called the Red Mountain Trail […]

Cedar Breaks Wildflower Festival and Star Parties

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Are you looking for something to do in southern Utah while on your next visit? There’s a festival found just about an hour away from St George in Cedar Breaks National Monument called the Wildflower Festival. And if you’re looking to be amazed then go no further than this festival. Lets be honest Cedar Breaks […]

How to Enjoy Hiking in the Cold Weather of Southern Utah

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The cold weather shouldn’t be a hindrance to you having fun outdoors. St George is known for it’s warmer weather, but when you’re hiking in St George you have to understand that the desert can be a very cold place in winter. You can still have great fun during winter, as much as you have […]

St George Hiking Tips – Seven Ways To Avoid Foot Pain When Hiking

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Hiking is a strenuous activity and even the most professional hikers do suffer from foot pains once in a while. Here are seven proven ways to prevent foot pain when you go hiking in the St George, southern Utah area: Make Sure You Backpacking Gear is Lightweight: The weight of your backpacking gear is an […]

Have you seen our new Pinterest Page yet? It reminds us of all the great things to do in Southern Utah.

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As I am loading ideas of things to do in Southern Utah for our new Pinterest Page (http://pinterest.com/stgeorgeclarion/ ), I am reminded of how many things there really are to do in the area.  The beauty is always breathtaking and the stories behind the land are as well.  With so many parks to visit such as; […]

2013 Tuacahn Shows are ready to open!

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The Clarion Suites in St. George offers Tuacahn packages to make your vacation getaway easy and stress-free.  Book your Tuacahn tickets and deluxe mini-suite at our Platinum Award winning property and you’ll qualify for a discount on both!   Call us today for details.  Our friendly guest service agents will be happy to help you […]

IRONMAN 70.3 St. George May 4, 2013

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IRONMAN 70.3 St. George is now full. Formerly a full-distance event that was renowned for its spectacular scenery and incredibly supportive community, the new race has become a popular lead-up race to the IRONMAN World Championship 70.3 in Lake Las Vegas, Nevada thanks to its similar course profile and 75 qualifying spots. IRONMAN 70.3 St. […]