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Things to do in Southern Utah

Baker Dam

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Baker Dam Reservoir was built in 1953 at the foot of the towering Pine Valley Mountains. If you're looking to go to some cooler temperatures compared to the typical St George heat, this reservoir offers a quick, relaxing getaway. Another perk of coming here is that you get to avoid the crowds you will find at other lakes like Quail Creek o[...]
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Sand Hollow State Park

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Sand Hollow State Park is located approximately 15 miles east of St George and seven miles east of the I-15 Hurricane Exit. Take exit I-15 at Exit 16 (Highway 9), travel east for about four miles and turn right on Sand Hollow Road, travel south for about three miles and turn left at the park entrance. Sand Hollow State park reservoir S[...]
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Sand Stone Mountain & Babylon ghost town

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This is a fun day trip where you get the opportunity to hit multiple hikes, get some great views, travel a sketchy dirt road, see a ghost town, and decide if the house at the end is haunted for yourself. Oh, and it ends at the Virgin River! Sand stone mountain Distance: 4.2 miles round trip. (See full directions to the trailhead at[...]
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Zion Virgin River Float

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Ok, obviously this isn't a hike at all. It's a company that offers a paid option to float the Virgin River. But, it's awesome, so I'm going to tell you about it anyway. The Zion River Float is located in the adorable hippy town of Springdale, Utah. Springdale, Utah is located right outside the beautiful Zion National Park. The Virgin R[...]
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Hiking Red Mountain

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I did this awesome hike with my brother, and my now husband (on our second date!) I am completely in love with the Ivin's Red Mountain. It's actually one of the main reasons I was drawn to moving here. It's absolutely beautiful, and you can see it from any area in Ivins or Santa Clara. It's huge! I used to look at the mountain[...]
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Desert Rose Labyrinth & Sculpture Garden

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Kayenta is a beautiful place to visit! It is a little desert community located under the beautiful red mountains. Kayenta Art Village is equipped with art galleries, a spa, cafe, theater, festivals, and an outdoor labyrinth. SACRED SPACE SPA: Guest Services: 1.435.862.7743 spa website Xetava garden cafe: Xeteva Gardens Cafe[...]
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