“Explore the beautiful red cliffs!”
Pioneer Park is located in the red cliffs on the north side of St. George. Kids love to explore the trails between red hoodoos, and there's some easy slickrock to try your beginning biker skills. Our map shows a short loop within the park that climbs onto a slickrock shelf, heads west, then returns via a slot between hoodoos to the starting point. The Pioneer Rim trail does NOT start in Pioneer Park. It goes above it. You can get to the trail from the Snow Canyon Parkway about 1/3 mile northwest of the last gravel parking area in Pioneer Park. Or you can climb up a dirt doubletrack to intersect the trail right in the middle. Or, you can drive to the parking lot at top of the hill on the parkway and try to find your way south to the trail. "Pioneer Park" is used to refer to two trails: Pioneer Rim, an advanced-technical trail skirting the cliff-edge above Pioneer Park, and a short trail within Pioneer Park itself that features a beginner's taste of slickrock.
Great place to stop and let the kids run around on a long road trip. It was beautiful and the kids loved "exploring". Close to the interstate and good bathrooms.
This is a lovely little gem situated about 30/40mins outside of Zion’s main entrance. It sits next to an awesome desert garden I highly recommend walking through, too.
The cliffs and crevices are lovely, the datura were in full bloom this time of year, not too many people around in the morning (I was there around 11am on September 3rd). There are some spots for rock climbers too. A quaint place to explore, for sure.
Gorgeous place to soak in the views and to rehydrate/bathroom break! Next to the interstate which makes it convenient. I absolutely recommend a stop there.
Beautiful and fun place to explore.
Nice place to stretch your legs and break the SLC to Vegas trip
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