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Road Closures in the Park

St. George hosts many exciting sporting events in the fall, including the Red Rock Relay Zion, the St. George Marathon, the Huntsman World Senior Games, and Snow Canyon Half Marathon. All of these incorporate Snow Canyon into the routes. Please see the following details for park closures relating to these events.

Saturday, September 12  Red Rock Relay Zion
Snow Canyon Drive/SR-18 parking lot will be closed until approximately noon.

Saturday, October 3  St. George Marathon
The Park will be open to visitors. However, the road from Upper Galoot parking lot to the top of the canyon (SR-18) will be closed from 6a.m. to  noon to accommodate spectators. Road traffic will be extremely heavy during this period.

Monday, October 5  Huntsman Senior Games 10K Road Race
West Canyon Road and the southern portion of the paved Whiptail Trail will be closed from 7:30 to 10a.m. to accommodate race participants. The rest of the park will be open to visitors.

Tuesday, October 6  Huntsman Senior Games Cycling Hill Climb
Snow Canyon Drive through the park will be closed between 7:30a.m. and 2p.m. to accommodate the cyclists.The paved Whiptail Trail will also be closed.

Friday, October 9  Huntsman Senior Games Cycling Road Race
Snow Canyon Drive through the park will be closed between 8a.m. and 12:30p.m. to accommodate the cyclists. The paved Whiptail Trail will also be closed.

Saturday, November 7  Snow Canyon Half Marathon
Snow Canyon Drive through the park will be closed between 8 and 11a.m. to accommodate the racers. The paved Whiptail Trail will also be closed
For more information please contact park staff at 435-628-2255 or snowcanyon@utah.gov