Snow Canyon State Park


In efforts to reduce transmission of COVID-19, all in-person interpretive programs are cancelled through spring 2021.  However, please check below for activities that you can print and do during your next visit to Snow Canyon.

Discover the Night During Dark Sky Week! Click on the link below to see what’s up in the night sky this month! APRIL

Desert Tortoise Awareness

Join Ann McLuckie, Wildlife Biologist with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, on a morning hike in Snow Canyon State Park and look for signs of tortoise.   Learn more about the Desert Tortoise and their unique desert adaptations.  

Nature’s Bounty

To live in this region, earliest inhabitants of the area learned to use the natural resources available to them.  From West Canyon Road, learn to identify a few of the canyon’s native plants and some of their traditional uses.  Use link below to download the activity:

Sand Dunes Bingo

Visit the Sand Dunes area and see how many features you can find. Four in a row is Bingo! Use link below to download the activity:

Make a ‘Big Dipper Star Clock’
(activity/handout from Big Dipper Star Clock 2006, Astronomy From the Ground Up)

You don’t need a watch to tell what time it is at night as long as you can find the Big Dipper.  Long before digital watches or even grandfather clocks, people used the sky to tell time at night.  Follow their example and build a star clock that you can use to tell time by the stars.  Use link below to download the activity: