Area Attractions

Suggested links for personal tours before or after ISOPP meeting in St. George. Note: the organized tour for the Symposium on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 is in the planning stages, and will be announced shortly.

Suggested destination Link to website Distance from St. George, Utah Notes:
Zions National Park 42 miles
Bryce National Park 140 miles
Grand Canyon National Park South Rim 260 miles; North Rim 150 miles South Rim is most popular
Snow Canyon State Park 10 miles Numerous great day hikes
Pioneer Park-Dixie Rock In town Red Rock/short slot canyon
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park 62 miles Pink sand dunes
Tuacahn Amphitheatre 10 miles Evening Theatre
Valley of Fire State Park (NV) 90 miles
Red Cliffs Nature Trail 15 miles Great day hike
Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Dino Tracks 6 miles Dino tracks
Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation area 36 miles Birding. Island of trees and water in desert ecosystem
Dinosaur Discovery Site In town Dino tracks (paid entry)
Tuweep (Toroweap) Grand Canyon overlook and campsite 105 miles (caution: dirt road) Spectacular Grand Canyon overlook; dirt road difficult if wet
The Wave (Sandstone)-Vermilion Cliffs 130 miles (note permit required) Spectacular 6 mile hike; BLM permit required
Glen Canyon Dam (Lake Powell) 150 miles
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 90-130 miles Incredible Slot canyons (Spooky and Peek-a-boo)
Antelope Canyon-Navajo Tribe; 165 miles Spectacular slot canyon; Navajo guide required; permit required
Pipe Springs National Monument 60 miles Desert Oasis
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument 120 miles Colorful slickrock sandstone
Arches National Park 340 miles Incredible arches
Canyonlands National Park 350 miles
Capitol Reef National Park 210 miles
Yellowstone National Park 625 miles Suggest 2-3 days to explore the park
Lake Mead (Hoover Dam) 150 miles
Las Vegas 120 miles Variety of entertainment