Golf Culture & Arts
Year Round Golf
In relationship to its population, the St. George area offers more golf than other places in Utah. This sun-drenched oasis offers 14 challenging courses with inspiring vistas, warm year-round temparatures and some of the finest course designs in the Sunbelt.
Sunbrook: Woodbridge, Blackrock & The Pointe
2240 West Sunbrook Drive
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: (435) 634-5866
Three Separate 9-hole courses:
Golf Digest ranked Sunbrook as the number one golf course in Utah for 1997-99. This course features lakes, waterfalls, and rock walls along the picturesque Santa Clara River. Sunbrook is a fine course and one without the perils of public golf. That means it’s rarely crowded, the conditioning is good and the pace of play is brisk.
The Pointe nine is a par 36 that measures 3,444 yards and puts a premium on shot placement. And the newest nine, Blackrock, meanders through an ancient lava field and requires accurate tee shots.
St. George Golf Course
2190 South 1400 East
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: (435) 634-5854
Par 73, 18 Holes, 7,217 Yards:
St. George Golf Club offers some of the state’s best greens and is home to the St. George Amateur. The appeal of St. George Golf Club is beautiful terrain bordering the Ft. Pierce Wash. The pro shop and snack bar overlook the Bloomington Hills and St. George. Motorized and pull carts are available.
Green Springs Golf Course
588 North Green Springs Dr.
Washington, UT 84780
Phone: (435) 673-7888
Par 71, 18 Holes, 6,629 Yards:
You will be hard pressed to find a more beautiful municipal golf course. Many golfers feel that Greens Springs is the finest golf course in the state. It features lovely wetlands, stunning gorges and narrowing ravines all against the back drop of towering Pine Valley Mountain. The signature hole is the narrow par 4 sixth; a scorecard wrecking horror that will take you in if your ball is not perfect.
Entrada at Snow Canyon
2511 West Entrada Trail
St. George, UT 84771
Phone: (435) 652-5176
Par 72, 18 Holes, 7,262 Yards:
Golf Digest said of Entrada “This Johnny Miller designed layout at the entrance of Snow Canyon is an awesome, bluff-surrounded wonder. The design is as good as it is unique and the quality of the holes is mitigated only by the mind-blowing scenery.”
1925 N Canyon Greens Drive, Washington, UT 84780
Phone: (435) 688-1700
Par 72, 18 Holes, 7,029 Yards:
Ten miles north of St. George, just off the Hurricane exit; Coral Canyon boasts breathtaking views of Zion National Park. The course layout features 100 acres of turf, 55 sand bunkers, 2 lakes and a labyrinth of dry washes. Coral Canyon features an upscale restaurant and pro shop.
SunRiver Golf Course
4210 South Bluegrass Way, St. George, UT 84790
Phone: (435) 986-0001
Par 71, 18 Holes, 6,704 Yards:
Located in south Bloomington, several fairways sit above the banks of the Virgin River and the natural terrain varies from riverside to desert. The back nine runs through a bluff-enclosed gulch. The layout is fun to play.
Bloomington Golf Course
3174 Bloomington Drive East
St. George, UT 84790
Phone: (435) 673-2029
Par 72, 18 Holes, 6,948 Yards:
Private Club, Bloomington Country Club is a private course and is open to members only.
Dixie Red Hills
1000 North 700 West
St. George, UT 84770
Phone: (435) 634-5852
Par 34, 9 Holes, 2,733 Yards:
Dixie Red Hills was the first golf course developed by the City of St. George. Red Hills opened for play in the mid-1960s and, because of its spectacular red rock setting and playability, has been the favorite for recreational golfers ever since. Motorized and pull carts available.
1030 North 2600 West
Hurricane, UT 84737
Phone: (435) 635-7888
Par 72, 18 Holes, 6,312 Yards:
Just 15 minutes from downtown St. George in Hurricane, you can enjoy a round of golf against the spectacular backdrop of Pine Valley Mountain and Zion National Park. Play the course and you will understand why they call it SkyMountain.
The Ledges of St George
5224 N Winchester Hills Parkway
St George, UT 84770
Phone: (435) 634-4640
Par 72, 18 Holes, 7,200 Yards:
The Southwest golf community has become captivated by news of the astoundingly superlative golf experience offered at The Ledges of St. George. This 7,200-yard championship course is making headlines partly because of its unmatched setting in the rugged landscape of Southern Utah, but mostly due to its remarkably high-caliber, innovative design. With amenities that include GPS- equipped golf carts, a high-tech teaching center, a phenomenal driving range and banquet facilities, The Ledges will become every golfer’s prime destination in Southern Utah.
Theater, Music & The Arts
Phone: (435) 652-3300
Tuacahn (pronounced “too-a-con”) is a world class $25 million dollar entertainment facility and center for the arts nestled in the shadows of red rock cliffs in Ivins. Tuacahn means “canyon of the gods” and it’s definitely appropriately named. Famous for it’s spectacular outdoor musical dramas which run June – September of each year, Tuacahn is known for it’s professional actors, wonderful music and a choice, setting.
During Halloween, Tuacahn hosts “boo-a-cahn” which is a spook alley and Halloween show.
At Christmas, a live manger scene and experience is recreated and acted by locals volunteering to enjoy the Christmas spirit.
Other singers, plays and events occur at Tuacahn.
OC Tanner Amphitheater
Phone: (435) 652-7994
The stunning 2,000 seat outdoor Tanner Amphitheater nestled beneath the towering cliffs of Zion National Park provides a perfect setting for summer concerts on Saturday nights from Memorial Day through Labor Day. A multi-discipline series is presented each season including symphony, bluegrass, country and jazz. Owned and operated by Dixie State College, the facility also features a conference center for classes, workshops, and retreats. The venue hosts the annual Zion Jazz and Arts Festival in August.
St. George Musical Theater
Phone: (435) 628-8755
Audiences are delighted to see the entertaining productions of the St. George Musical Theater. Through fun and historical shows, that range from musicals and melodramas to reviews and plays, actors from throughout the community share a common interest in dramatic performance and have a chance to enhance their creative skills.
Celebrity Concert Series
Phone: (435) 652-7994
The cornerstone of cultural arts in the area is the Southwest Symphony under the direction two wonderful conductors. The 85-member orchestra, a chorale of 72 vocalists and a chamber orchestra of 30 members fulfills a role in the community as a viable cultural resource of symphonic music and educational service and is a solid cultural base for the area. A full season of quality musical programming of more than 15 concerts is presented each year with some events featuring guest conductors and musicians. Handel’s Messiah is a holiday favorite each December.
Utah Shakespearean Festival
Phone: (435) 586-7878
The Utah Shakespearean Festival provides Tony Award-winning theater where audiences can experience the thrill and tradition of Shakespearean drama along side classic theater. The Festival brings to stage many of the great works of Shakespeare and is a world-renowned event. Call for tickets and what’s playing. Their slogan? LET’S PLAY!!
Coyote Gulch Art Village – Kayenta
Phone: (435) 674-9595
Coyote Gulch is a unique gathering place in the heart of the Kayenta community. Galleries, shops and art studios welcome visitors daily. Middle Of The Road, a band that Bob plays in has been featured in their Summer Concert Series.
Datura Gallery features southwest landscapes, jewelry, glass, pottery and sculpture.
Juniper Sky Fine Art Gallery exhibits fine art paintings and sculptures.
Zia Pottery offers a variety of pottery classes.
Harrington Fine Books specializes in rare and out-of-print books.
EmpowerFit is for personal health training.
Zetava Cafe features gifts and delightful coffee drinks.
A Desert Arboretum, Labyrinth, classes in art and annual festivals are also part of the village.
Pioneer Center For The Arts
Phone: (435) 634-5942
The St. George Opera House was built around 1875 and used until the 1930’s for cultural events. The slope of the floor was mechanically adjustable to afford an excellent view of the stage. Local dramatic clubs and outside players presented refined productions with elaborate scenery. The U&I Sugar Company used the building until 1979, when it was abandoned and sat vacant for years.
Today, the restored structure is the centerpiece for the Pioneer Center for the Arts, a complex that includes the St. George Art Museum, a 10,000 sqare foot two story museum housing the permanent collection – the Statehood Centennial Legacy Collection – exhibit space for rotating shows and a gift shop. Admission is free. Call for museum hours.
Phone: (435) 772-3611
Experience young love, doo woppin’ and good ol’ rock n’ roll a the Bumbleberry Playhouse in Springdale which is at the doorstep to Zion National Park. Call for show times, events and schedules.
St. George Tabernacle
Phone: (435) 628-4072
Owned and operated by The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, the Tabernacle dates back to the late 1800’s and has been carefully and beautifully restored. Located in the heart of downtown St. George, local and out of the area artists perform as to various symphonies, orchestras and bands. Call for details and schedules.
The Brigham Young Home
Phone: (435) 673-2517
Owned and operated by The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, the Brigham Young home was the Winter home for the faith’s 2nd prophet in this dispensation for the Latter-Day Saints (also known as Mormons). Tours operate daily and admission is free. Enjoy some pioneer history, find out how St. George got it’s name, why the Mormons settled the area and why Brigham Young loved it so much here.
The Jacob Hamblin Home
Phone: (435) 673-2161
Owned and operated by The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, the Jacob Hamblin home is located adjacent to the Santa Clara river in the small, quaint town of Santa Clara. Who was Jacob Hamblin? Find out his history on any of the free daily tours and find out why he was so vitally important to the Mormon pioneers and the local Indians. He holds a place in history and hundreds of Mormons of that day were grateful for his service.
Silver Reef Ghost Town
Take the Leeds exit off Interstate 15 approximately 20 miles north of St. George. Silver Reef produced nearly $9 million in silver from 1877 to 1903. This unique town had homes, churches, a variety of specialty shops, a brothel and even a Chinatown. Today, you will find remants of the mine, 3 separate graveyards for the Catholics, Protestants and Chinese, and the restored Wells Fargo station that has been converted to an art gallery and museum.
Located on the road between Springdale and Hurricane on Highway 9 near Zion National Park, visitors can see the remains of pioneer homes, the social hall and the cemetary. Between 1860 and 1868, about 30 families lived here. The great flood of 1861 forced the setlement to move to higher ground. Indian attacks were frequent. Most of the residents left in 1868. Portions of the movie, “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ were filmed here in 1969.
Daughters Of The Utah Pioneers Museum
Phone: (435) 628-7274
This building was constructed for the express purpose of housing pioneer relics. Next to the pioneer courthouse, the museum is staffed by volunteers and is usually open Monday – Friday. No admission fee.
Historic St. George Walking Tour
Phone: (435) 628-1658
Begin your self-guided tour at the old pioneer courthouse at 100 East and St. George Blvd. From there, spend an enjoyable stroll along the streets of early-day St. George, where many 1800’s era public buildings and private homes still stand. Pick up a printed map at the Chamber of Commerce.
Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum
Phone: (435) 656-0033
More than 200 animals are displayed in their natural habitats. Nearly a quarter mile of mountain pathway winds through the plains of Africa, forests of North America and mountains of Asia. A two-story mountain with two waterfalls and periodic thunder and lightning storms, provide an experience to be remembered. Open noon to 9:00 p.m. Monday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call for admission fees.
Johnson Farm Dinosaur Track Site
Phone: (435) 634-5942
Since it’s discovery in 2000, visitors have come from every state and 46 countries to see this world-class find. As excavation and development of the site progresses, it has grown into the largest site for early Jurassic dinosaur tracks, tail drags and swimming blocks. Open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon – 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Call for admission fees.
Washington County Libraries
St. George – (435) 634-5737
Santa Clara – (435) 986-0432
Hurricane – (435) 635-4621
Enterprise – (435) 878-2574
Springdale – (435) 772-3676
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