Beta Guide: Not Another Red Canyon? Yep, and it’s a Doozy

Trail length: Our exploration took about 1 ½ hours for the 2.2 mile out and back easy hike. Elevation gain: This is an easy hike with less than a 100 foot elevation change. Family friendly: Yes. Be aware that long portions of the hike are on the sides of ridges …

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Beta Guide: Wire Pass Slot Canyon: Beyond the Boundary

Trail length: It took us about four hours for the approximately 3.4 mile round trip—we walked slow, took many photos, and had a leisurely lunch at the confluence. Elevation gain: This is an easy hike with less than a 200 feet elevation change and some not too difficult rock scrambling. Family friendly: …

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Restaurant Review: Even Stevens

Even Stevens

Even Stevens Even Stevens Sandwiches Type: Sandwiches Atmosphere: 4/5 stars Price: 4/5 stars Quality: 5/5 stars Service: 5/5 stars Location: 471 St. George Blvd. Phone: 435-251-6636 I will just come out and say it: Even Stevens is my favorite place to eat in St. George. With a combination of clean, quality food, good prices, nice ambiance, friendly …

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Beta Guide: On the Trail for New Year’s Day

  Trail length: Approximately 4.3 miles round trip combined out and back (Chuckwalla and North Crossing Trails) and loop trail (Turtle Wall, Paradise Rim, and Halfway Wash Trails). Elevation gain: While the elevation gain from the lowest part of Chuckwalla Trail to the highest point on Paradise Rim Trail is …

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Beta Guide: Church Rocks Trail

Trail length: Approximately 5.8 miles round trip combined out and back (Grapevine/Prospector Trail) and loop trail (Church Rocks Trail). Elevation gain: While the elevation gain from the Grapevine trailhead to the highest point on Church Rocks Trail is only 330 feet, much of the trail is up and down. Family …

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Beta Guide: Owen’s Loop Trail

Owen's Loop Trail

Owen’s Loop Trail Owen’s Loop Trail The Owen’s Loop Trail is a fantastic urban trail overlooking the city of St. George. While lacking some of the natural qualities most trails in the area possess — namely quiet and solitude — the trail provides spectacular aerial views of a beautiful city …

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Beta Guide: Shinob Kibe

Shinob Kibe

Shinob Kibe   Shinob Kibe Shinob Kibe (pronounced shin-o-bee kai-bee) is a mesa towering above Washington City in Southern Utah.  The mesa is one of the sacred mountains of the Southern Paiute tribe, and has much historical significance in the region. A popular hike for residents of both Washington City and …

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Beta Guide: South Boundary Trail in Pine Park

Trail length: 1.7 miles one way. Elevation change: There is a 550 feet elevation change from the trailhead to the campground destination. The upper 2/3 of the trail is fairly steep with scree in several sections. The last half mile is flat and runs along Pine Park Spring Creek. Family …

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Beta Guide: Manganese Wash Trail, Gunlock State Park

Trail length: Slightly more than three miles roundtrip Elevation change: There is a 150 feet elevation change from the trailhead to the lowest part of the wash—no steep parts except the short stretch on the road back to the spillway. Family Friendly: Yes, kid and dog friendly. Getting there: From …

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Beta Guide: Dino Cliffs Trail

Trail length: Approximately four miles round trip. Elevation gain: While the elevation gain from the trailhead to the highest point is only slightly more than 100 feet, much of the trail is up and down with a totally elevation change of more than 600 feet. Family Friendly: Yes, kid and …

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