the Paradise of Snow Canyon State Park on Horseback
Utah’s Ultimate Experience!
you are an experienced rider or a first timer you will have the
adventure of a lifetime viewing the rising Red and White Navajo
Sandstone cliffs that are layered with black lava flows. The unique
advantage of being on horseback with one of our professional guides
will allow you to take in many of the colorful desert plants and
the opportunity to view the elusive wildlife that roam the park
which includes desert tortoises, quail, roadrunners, kit foxes,
coyotes, as well as the peregrine falcons flying above it all.
* Weight Limit Is 240 lbs
* Age Limit Is 6 Years Old
As you continue your ride thru the valley you’ll discover
why the magnificent views and dramatic backdrop inspired Hollywood
to film some of the greatest western movies of all time here
on location in Snow Canyon. Movies like Broken Arrow, Jeremiah
Johnson, The Conquerors as well as parts of Butch Cassidy and
the Sundance Kid.
round daily rides are scheduled from 1-3pm, but in the heat
of summer, for your comfort, we offer sunset rides and morning
rides along the north rim of the park (1500 feet higher in elevation)
at the Red Mountain Trailhead.
awe-inspiring landscape along with our outstanding personal service
makes this trail ride one of the most appealing trail rides in
more information and to set up a reservation just give us a call
Your Guide -- Patty Arnett, a knowledgeable and experienced
horsewoman for over 30 years, owning a training stables, competing
at the international level (her stallion medaled at the Olympics),
breeding horses and operating enjoyable and safe trail rides in
There -- From I-15 south take Exit 6 in Utah for Bluff
Street. Turn right off exit ramp. Take Bluff Street north out
of town (turns into Highway 18 so follow those signs) to mile
marker 10. Right after mile marker 10 there will be a guard rail
on your left. As the guard rail ends, take the left turn into
the park with the sign "Snow Canyon Scenic Overlook".
Follow the drive back to where you see the truck, horse trailer
and horses. There are no rest room facilities at this site.