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News Archives : 2018-Jul

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...
July 03, 2018 | Lavafall Admin
Transplanted from San Clemente, California 25 years ago and moving to beautiful, quaint St. George, Utah was one of the best decisions we made as a family. Utah is a pretty patriotic state and St. George and the surrounding area is patriotic on steroids! If you'd like to experience "main street USA" on the 4th of July, head on down to the town cen...
July 03, 2018 | Lavafall Admin
The Gunlock Rodeo has always been a fun and patriotic event that our family has enjoyed over the years because along with the entertainment, the whole evening is saturated in that Americana, cozy, small town vibe. The rodeo itself runs for three evenings, July 5-7th and features contestants from all over the western United States.Starting Independe...