Easter Weekend Brings Visitation Surge to Snow Canyon; Traffic Delays Expected
Easter weekend is the busiest weekend of the year at Snow Canyon State Park, with most visitors arriving Saturday and Sunday, March 26 and 27. Preparations are being made to implement traffic control at both park entrances to ensure visitor and resource safety.
Peak visitation times are between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. A temporary entrance freeze will be put in place when designated parking areas and pullouts are full. Visitors should be prepared for long entrance lines with the possibility of up to an hour wait.
Visitors are strongly encouraged to arrive at non-peak times occurring from 6 to 10:30a.m. or 4 to 10p.m. Visitors should also consider carpooling or visiting on alternative dates.
For more information call 435-628-2255.
Snow Canyon Drive Spring 2016 Closures:
Saturday, May 7, 2016: Snow Canyon Drive through Snow Canyon State Park and the paved Whiptail Trail are closed Saturday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., due to the Ironman 70.3 St. George. The park will re-open to the general public immediately following the event. Approximately 2,500 athletes will be competing in this event. Please plan accordingly for this closure.