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Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area

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Nestled within the spectacular Virgin River Gorge, this recreation area is surrounded by colorful cliffs and rocky canyons. Facilities include a developed campground, picnic/day use area, hiking trails and access to the Virgin River and two wilderness areas. The year-round campground has 75 developed sites (many pull-throughs), tables, charcoal grills, water, flush toilets, two handicapped-accessible sites and paved roads. A day-use area offers picnic tables, charcoal grills, shade shelters and restrooms; three group sites are available by reservation. The Recreation Area is located off of Interstate 15, about 20 miles southwest of St. George Utah and about 20 miles northeast of Mesquite, Nevada. Take the Cedar Pockets exit, halfway through the Virgin River Gorge. Fees are charged for overnight camping and group use; discounts for Golden Age or Golden Access permits. For more information or group reservations, contact the Campground.

Location: 345 E. Riverside Drive, St George Utah 84790 Telephone 801 688-3200 Fax 435 688-3258

Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Veyo) Crawada Canyon Rock Climbing Park
(Mesquite) Mesquite Raceway
(Saint George) Paragon Climbing
(Springdale) Temple of Sinawa
(St George) Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area
(Springdale) Zion Canyon Visitor Center

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