An annual tourism summit in Southern Utah gives us the opportunity to collaborate and build bridges of connectivity within our region and with the Utah Office of Tourism and Utah Tourism Industry Association. We want to assist in informing our private sector of state tourism efforts as well as create a dedicated place for conversation, […]
The trails around St. George, Hurricane and Virgin, Utah, are surely unique. The aesthetic that emerged is unlike anything we’ve ever ridden. The valley trails feel barren and endless, but roll smooth and fast. The cliffs that birthed the Red Bull Rampage inspire either fear or confidence, depending on which line you’re eyeing. The mesa trails rapidly alternate between tech and flow, up and down, punishment and reward, each working in endless synergy with the other. It also just happens to be the perfect place to expose bikes’ weaknesses and strengths.
If you’re looking for the best mountain bike race to do, it’d be hard to beat the True Grit Epic. When you think of an epic mountain bike ride, or an MTB road trip with your buddies, the trails in St. George and Santa Clara, UT, are probably what you’re dreaming of. Endless miles of singletrack, slickrock and swooping trails. Wide open vistas. Technical, rocky terrain.
Cara MacDonald / KSL.com Rep. Rob Bishop delivered a letter earlier this week to the acting Secretary of the Interior requesting they take “emergency measures to resume operations” at National Parks in Utah. Acting Secretary David Bernhardt approved the request Sunday morning, stating that services will resume to national parks within a few days. Read […]
Joseph Witham / St. George News As a partial shutdown of the federal government continues well into its second week, local officials are working to keep Zion National Park open for at least another week. As many federally managed parks have been forced to close their boundaries to all visitors, Zion has remained partially operational […]
Kevin Lewis / Community Education Channel It’s one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. Washington County, Utah is not only seeing a high growth rate, but is also experiencing worldwide tourism. Washington County Tourism Director Kevin Lewis explains why and how these visitors are helping locals pay the bills.
Kevin Lewis / Southern Utah Business Magazine If you had suggested to early explorers that one day tourism would be one of the largest private sector employment groups in this area, they would have laughed you off the expedition trail. In the mid-1800s, Parley P. Pratt called this area a “poor and worthless” place. He […]
Brice Shirbach / PinkBike The airplane bucked quite a bit with about 10 minutes of flight time remaining. The second of two flights that day, the first of which started in Philadelphia, saw me in the aisle seat of a tiny CRJ200 aircraft during a short hop from Phoenix, Arizona to St. George, Utah when […]
When in St. George
Stop by our Tourism Office & Visitor Center for information on St. George, Zion National Park, and other attractions. It’s the perfect first stop for visitors to the area to discover something new, ask questions and pick up materials.
Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
20 North Main Street, Suite 105,
St. George, UT 84770