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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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Every Tuesday my daughter and I have decided we will be going for a hike in the St. George area.  We are calling it “Trail Tuesday!”  We started our adventures in Snow Canyon this past week with a very short, easy hike to Jenny’s Canyon.  Jenny’s Canyon is a nice short walk up into a slot canyon and an overlook. This is a great hike for families and small children.  Parking is near the trail and the trail is easy to locate.  Be careful in this area during a rainstorm because the trail crosses over a dry wash area.  The trail leads to the left into Jenny's Canyon which is a beautiful slot canyon in memory of Jennifer Denise Patchett who passed away at only 17 years old.  There is a memory plaque that talks about how Jenny was "inspired by the beauty

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