Adventure Sports

St. George is home to so many thrilling outdoor adventures! Whether you’re looking for a challenging trail to conquer in an ATV or prefer a company Jeep tour, you can do it all in St. George. Learn the best places to experience adventure sports below:

Mad Moose Rentals

Mad Moose RentalsDesert Color is proud to partner with Mad Moose Rentals here in St. George, Utah as our preferred partner for all things adventure! Whether you have come to ATV, four-wheel, dirt bike, or Jeep, the St. George area has great options for everyone! Whether you’re a beginner and would like to schedule an ATV or Jeep tour with a company, or you’re an experienced rider looking for a challenging trail, click the link below for more information and rentals. Don’t forget to bring plenty of water, snacks, sunscreen, and a camera!

ATVs riding on the sand

ATV Trails

If you’re looking for fun trails to follow and explore, maybe do a bit of rock crawling, and see some spectacular views, check out the Long Valley Recreation Area, Warner Valley, and the West Rim! All can be found along the far east side of St. George, just past Washington City.

2 guys riding on an ATV through Red Rock

Sand Dunes

For riding in the sand dunes, you can visit Sand Hollow State Park, Sand Mountain, and Coral Pink Sand Dunes. You’ll find these options in the Hurricane area, about 15-20 minutes from St. George.

ATVs riding on sand dunes

Water Sports

The St. George Area is the place to be for outdoor water adventures! While tubing or hiking through the Virgin River and various waterfall hikes draw thousands of visitors here every year, many people don’t realize that we are also a great location for boating! Washington County is home to two beautiful lakes that both feature incredible red rock scenery, warm water, and plenty of sunshine. Our preferred partner, Mad Moose, also features water rentals at Quail Creek State Park.

friends on a boat with trailing girl riding a waterski

Sand Hollow State Park

Sand Hollow State Park (1,322-acre reservoir) is in Hurricane, about 15-20 minutes from St. George. On the northwest side of Sand Hollow, you will find cliff jumping and a boat ramp, while the south side has a large sandy beach and a second boat ramp. Nearby rental shops, such as Mad Moose Rentals, offer ATVs, UTVs, Slingshots, and more!

man on a jet ski at Sand Hollow Resort in St. George

Quail Creek State Park

Quail Creek State Park (600-acre reservoir) is also located in Hurricane, about 15-20 minutes from St. George. Quail Creek has one boat ramp and smaller and rockier beach areas, but it can be less crowded than Sand Hollow. Mad Moose Rentals offers rentals for surf, ski, and wakeboard boats, jet skis, paddleboards, and kayaks.

woman paddle boarding on water at sunset

Lake Powell & Lake Mead

Sand Hollow and Quail Creek State Parks are a bit too small for large speed boats and houseboats, but Lake Powell (Wahweap and Antelope Point marinas are about two hours east) and Lake Mead (about 2 hours southwest) are very large lakes that can make for a great day trip while staying in St. George!

National Park near St. George, Utah