If you’re looking for a summer getaway that includes lots of options for outdoor activities, then look no further than St. George, Utah. This desert oasis is home to several lakes, all of which offer something different for visitors. Whether you want to go boating, fishing, swimming, or just enjoy a picnic by the water, there’s a lake in St. George that’s perfect for you.

Here are just a few of the lakes you can find in and around St. George:


Quail Creek State Park: This man-made reservoir is located about 20 miles north of St. George. It’s a popular spot for boating, fishing, and swimming, and there’s also a 3-mile hiking trail that circles the lake.


Sand Hollow State Park: This state park is located about 10 miles southwest of St. George. It’s known for its red sandstone cliffs and turquoise waters, and it’s a popular spot for fishing, camping, and ATV riding. There are also two sand dunes that you can explore.


Gunlock State Park: This state park is located about 20 miles northwest of St. George. It’s a popular spot for boating, fishing, swimming, and picnicking. There’s also a 1-mile hiking trail that leads to a waterfall.


Whether you’re looking for a place to cool off or just want to enjoy some time outdoors, be sure to check out one of the lakes in St. George. There’s something for everyone. You’re sure to find the perfect lake for your next adventure.


Don’t have your own equipment? There are multiple local rental companies around town. Or vacation in a home that has them included!


Lil’ Hacienda is just down the road from Sand Hollow and has kayaks, paddle boards and a trailer available for your use. Check out Lil’ Hacienda here.


See Cactus Rose details here. Cactus Rose has a kayak for guests to use, bring your truck and life jackets!


Castle Ridge has 2 inflatable paddleboards. Book our adventure themed home here!