04/28/2009 Snow Canyon State Park, Ivins and Saint George, Utah

Snow Canyon is located north of St. George near the small but rapidly growing community of Ivins, Utah. The canyon and surrounding ridges show the results of volcanic eruptions on top of the sandstone underlayment from scattered rocks to great depths of lava. When exposed, the sandstone erodes out from under the lava, undermining it and allowing individual lava rocks to roll down to the bases of the sandstone slopes. There are basically two different colors of sandstone which gives another dimension of color to the area. The varied greens of the plants and their multi-colored flowers now in bloom is an extra bonus. This album has been completed and no more photos will be added.

©2009 James W. Booher


Uploaded: May 09, 2009