St. George Area

Sand Hollow State Park– -can rent ATV’s, UTV’s, jet skis, wakeboards, canoes, kayaks, paddle boards and more

-Fiesta Fun Center– bowling, laser tag, mini golf, bumper boats, go karts, kiddie carts, batting cages, arcade, grill-St George Carousel -$1 rides. A fully restored antique from Chicago.

-Red Cliffs State Park–  more info fun red rocks you can climb on, has little streams too

House of Jump Trampoline Park 

Dinosaur Discovery Site – dinosaur fossils, displays, Jurassic ecosystem

-Mystery Escape Room -various room themes

Tonaquint Nature Center – walking trails through trees and foliage

Bloomington Petroglyph Park  -1/2 acre rustic park highlights large boulders with petroglyphs-Pioneer Park – 52-acre rustic park with a large trellis pavilion, fire ring, picnic areas, hiking trails with access to an historical pioneer cabin location

-Paragon Adventures–  they do various adventure tours like zip line, canyoneering, rock climbing, mountain biking, hikes, caves etc

-Gunlock State Park and Waterfalls   More info -15 miles northwest of St. George in scenic red rock country. Waterfalls aren’t always running- check their fb page.

Red Hills Desert Garden– native desert plants conservation area-Grafton Ghost Town – south of Zion’s. Built in 1859-Judd’s Store -cute vintage store built in 1908, has classic candy, vintage soda, ice cream-Red Fort CuisineRiggatti’s Wood Fired Pizza

Outside the St. George Area

Wood Ranch Rec Area -pine trees, sand volleyball, covered and uncovered picnic tables, swings, fishing pond, parking, bathrooms

-Cedar BreaksDark Sky Tours on Saturdays and Star Parties Fri, Sat, Sun

Parowan Gap– petroglyphs and dinosaur tracks

Duck Creek Ice Cave-Brian Head
-Bryce Canyon

-Old Bryce Town (near Bryce Canyon)

Cowboy Dinner Show at Ebenezer’s Barn and Grill (near Bryce Canyon)

-Zion National Park-Dixie National Forest- Navajo LakeRockville Cemetery– Vineyard ancestors are buried here

Old Iron Town -old mining town that is a ghost town now

Pine Valley– beautiful valley with reservoir and historic Mormon chapel from 1873 still used today

Kolob Canyon

Horseback riding with Rising K Ranch -Veyo Pool (spring fed) and Crawdad Canyon- swimming, crawdad catching, hiking, picnicking, pickle ball, volleyball. Waiver forms needed prior to arrival. Veyo is also famous for delicious pies!

Cedar City, Utah

-Utah Summer Games start having some events in April and May, but the opening ceremonies is Fri, June 7. There’s also a block party that afternoon. The games end June 22.

-The Shakespeare Festival starts June 17 and goes until Oct 5. Cedar City residents can buy up to 2 Iron County Passes for $200 each. This includes 8 tickets ($25/ticket) that can be used anywhere in the theater except the first couple rows, so it’s significantly cheaper than individual tickets.

-The Greenshow is free every night of the Shakespeare Festival, and it is a 30 min singing and dancing show focusing on different countries

-Lake at the Hills (by the Aquatic Center). They have kayak and paddle board rentals.

Aquatic Center pool– indoor and outdoor pool complex with hot tub, waterslide, lazy river, diving pool, lap pool, play area, lounge chairs outside and inside, snack bar

Park Discovery and other parks

-Historic Bulloch’s Drug Store

Old downtown Cedar City

Frontier Homestead State Park

SUU Events Calendar

SUU Sports Calendar

-Cedar City Events Calendar

-Off the Cuff Comedy Improv every Fri at 8pm -Cedar Street Fest every Fri 4-10pm at Cedar Fun CenterAshcroft Observatory open Monday nights

Red Acre Farm is a working CSA farm with animals

-hiking and biking trails

-A couple places to get massages

-Some great restaurants, 4 grocery stores

-Megaplex Theater