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October 30, 2018 | Lavafall Admin
The Vortex Hike located between Dammeron Valley and Gunlock Reservoir has been on our checklist of hikes for awhile now. When the scorching summer temperatures dropped, we finally got around to it. The hike was so unique and enjoyable, that we took our son back up there less than two weeks later. Located about 20 miles to the northwest of St. Geor...
October 07, 2018 | Lavafall Admin
Fall is a great time of year to see and hear Zion's majestic elk herd. It's best to see them in the early morning hours or evening hours during the rut season when the elk are most active. You need to be very quiet as you hike out to get a better view and try to be downwind of the herd as they are very alert and will be able to smell your scent and...
July 27, 2018 | Lavafall Admin
Getting out of the heat in mid-summer is something we do frequently and Kolob Reservoir has become one of our favorite places to do just that. At a 8,100' elevation, Kolob Reservoir is a good 10 - 20 degrees cooler than St. George making it a perfect place to take a scenic drive, maybe with a picnic lunch, view the wildflowers and if you like to fi...
July 19, 2018 | Lavafall Admin
If you're looking for a hike with stunning scenery in the heat of summer, Water Canyon Hike outside of Hildale, Utah might be the one for you. The trail is considered moderately difficult with steeper switchbacks, some death drops on one side along with areas of wet slick rock. There's plenty of shade and water on portions of the hike making it one...
July 11, 2018 | Lavafall Admin
The annual Cedar Breaks Wildflower Festival is happening now through July 22nd and is always one of the highlights of our summer. Located within the Cedar Breaks National Monument, native wildflowers that depending on the snow pack from the previous winter, can be prolific or not quiet as abundant, either way are a sight to behold! The most abunda...