Time to roll! Those cyclists new to the southern Utah area should understand that the Spring Tour de St George is one of the premier cycling events held in southern Utah on an annual basis. Offering a challenge to all with 30, 70, and 100-mile rides, the fast approaching Tour de St. George (April 11, from 8:00 am till 5:00 pm) is a breathtaking way to kick off your Utah cycling season!
With the weather perfect for cycling in St. George during the early spring months – the Spring Tour de St George represents one of the last/best opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors before mother nature turns up the heat. So tune-up your bike, mothball the heavy winter clothing, and pedal into springtime with some of Southern Utah’s best cyclists.
The Spring Tour de St. George starts in the Town Square; As the St. George Police escort leads the cyclists up Main St then across St. George Blvd. From there the cyclists will ride up Diagonal to the red cliffs area known as The Bluff Street Cracks, named by local mountaineers. After Diagonal, cyclists will ride up Bluff and down Snow Canyon Parkway where they’ll ride along next to the stunning lava flows that surround the nearby communities. After pedaling through the Snow Canyon corridor the tour de St. George takes its cyclists through the beautiful community of Ivins, around southern Utah’s Red Mountain — an awe-inspiring monument to southern Utah’s natural beauty — then down through Santa Clara.
Once through Santa Clara, cyclists will ride along S. Dixie Drive along the southwestern edge of St. George proper, an area dotted with golf courses, parks, and some of southern Utah’s more breathtaking properties, which effortlessly enrich the areas overall beauty. Riders will then merge onto W. 600 W., turning onto Tonaquint Dr., and cutting over the hill to the Bloomington country club area.
Learn more about the Spring Tour de St George route below: