Jennys Trail |

Snow Canyon

Hiking Jennys Trail - Snow Canyon Hiking Jennys Trail
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Overview

RATING: Easy Hike
MAPS: SANTA CLARA, UT

Thu

96 | 66

Fri

98 | 66

Sat

98 | 67

Sun

96 | 69

Mon

98 | 68

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SEASON: Any, though summers can be hot.
GEAR: Standard Hiking Gear
WATER: None

Thu

96 | 66

Fri

98 | 66

Sat

98 | 67

Sun

96 | 69

Mon

98 | 68

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My personal favorite in Snow Canyon State Park, Jenny's Canyon trail is a short, family-friendly outing to a short slot canyon. This is a hike the whole family is likely to enjoy, especially children when they see the deep dark slot. It is short enough, even fairly young children can making the outing on their own. Unfortunately, I have been unable to find the history of the name. I would love to know the story of Jenny, and how she got this amazing short canyon named after her.

Note: We visited mid-afternoon on a winters day. The lighting that time of day was particularly stunning and made for great photos. Morning lighting is lightly not as good.

Getting There

From the south entrance of the park on Snow Canyon Road, reset your odometer as you enter the park. At 0.6 miles the Jenny's Canyon Trail is on the right.


Route

From the trailhead, the short trail descends to and crosses the sandy wash before making a small uphill climb to Jenny's Canyon. Just before entering the canyon is a junction, with an overlook to the right a short distance, and the canyon on the left.


Maps

Printable Maps:
Trailhead

12S 265273mE 4119032mN

N37° 11' 18" W113° 38' 40"

Canyon

12S 265517mE 4119051mN

N37° 11' 19" W113° 38' 30"

Overlook

12S 265511mE 4119022mN

N37° 11' 18" W113° 38' 30"

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