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Trail Tuesday took me out to the middle of the wilderness in the Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area.  There are a couple of hikes from the developed campground, picnic/day use area, but you can also just explore the area and make your own hiking path.  The recreation area is close to the Interstate, but you don’t even notice it after you leave the road.  Soon you are surrounded by colorful, beautiful cliffs and rocky canyons.  The Virgin River runs right through the area.  I read that you should keep an eye out for bighorn sheep, but I didn’t see any this trip. 

There are two wilderness hikes: 

  •          Virgin River Gorge Nature Trail
  •          Sullivan Canyon Trail. 

The Virgin River Gorge Nature Trail is extremely short.  You

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Trail Tuesday took me back to beautiful Snow Canyon again this week.   There are so many trails in the area, I don’t think anyone could ever be able to find and complete all of the hikes that are available in Snow Canyon.  I hiked the Pioneer Names Trail, a very easy, short .4 mile out and back trail, just outside of St. George, Utah.

This was one of my favorite hikes in Snow Canyon.  The trail passes by pioneer names, written in axle grease, high on the cliff walls.  The earliest date I could see was 1881.  This hike took me back to a time when my ancestors, pioneers, came west to Utah and passed through the incredible red cliffs of St. George.  I pictured young pioneers climbing these cliffs to write their names for all to see and remember

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If you have never had a chance to attend a play, musical or concert at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre, you are missing out.  Tuacahn Amphitheatre is located in the red rocks in Ivins, near St. George.   The mission of Tuacahn is this:  Tuacahn edifies and inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment and unparalleled artistic and academic experience that matches the majesty of our canyon.    

This year Tuacahn is offering the following plays as part of their “Broadway in the Canyon” series:  Shrek: The Musical, Newsies, Mamma Mia and Fairy Tale Christmas.  Ticket prices start at just $29.  You can also buy packages that offer savings, if you purchase tickets to all three shows, not including Fairy Tale Christmas.  If

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