Last Updated: January 2, 2018, 7:29 pm

Locals Only: Climb underground in Snow Canyon lava tubes


    Video by Spencer Ricks

    Directions to Snow Canyon Lava Tubes from Dixie State University (15 minutes): 

    -Head north on S 1000 E from DSU.

    -Turn left onto Red Hills Parkway. Follow this road for 3.4 miles.

    -Turn right onto UT-18 N/Bluff Street. Follow this road for 7.3 miles.

    -Turn left to enter Snow Canyon State Park on Snow Canyon Drive. Without a Utah State Parks Pass, there is a $6 entrance fee per vehicle to access the park.

    -Follow Snow Canyon Drive for one mile.

    -Park at the Lava Flow and Whiterocks trailhead parking lot, which will be on your right.

    -Follow the trail from the parking lot for about 0.25 miles before you reach the first lava tube.

    Locals Only is a series by the Dixie Sun News exploring unique places around DSU.

    Ep. 1: Nudie Pools
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