Springdale Info


Population: 621
Total Area: 4.6 sq. miles
Elevation: 3,913 feet above sea level


Situated in Southwestern Utah, Springdale enjoys hot summers and mild winters. The normal daily temperature range in January is 29º F to 52º F while the range is 68º F to 100º F in July. You should plan to bring a coat with you if you will be traveling between the months of November and March, expecting possible lows of 32º F Lighter clothing is advisable between the months of May and September when temperatures typically rise over 100º F. Bringing rain gear is not a bad idea, but it does not normally rain more than two inches per month year round. Light snowfall can be expected in the winter months but there is usually just enough to last an afternoon, allowing visitors to gain a new perspective on the beautiful scenery of Springdale.

Springdale is in a beautiful desert with green shrubs and trees accented by the many colors of wildflowers. Since it is a desert, you should carry water when doing recreational activities since the area and air are dry.

Average Annual Temperatures:

January: High 52°F Low 29°F
April: High 73°F Low 43°F
July: High 100°F Low 68°F
October: High 78°F Low 49°F

City Mileages from Springdale:

Salt Lake City, UT: 306 mi.
Grand Junction, CO: 393 mi.
Albuquerque, NM: 558 mi.
Denver, CO: 635 mi.
Phoenix, AZ: 392 mi.
Los Angeles, CA: 427 mi.
Las Vegas, NV: 158 mi.

Mileages to Recreation Areas:

Arches NP (Moab) 336 mi.
Canyon NP 87 mi.
Canyonlands NP (Moab) 336 mi.
Capitol Reef NP 400 mi.
Grand Canyon NP 247 mi.
Grand Staircase-Escalante NM (Escalante) 130 mi.

Getting to Springdale:

Springdale is accessible from Salt Lake City, UT, Las Vegas, NV, and Los Angeles, CA via Interestate 15. Take Utah Highway 9 from the Interstate. Springdale is also about 130 miles south of the intersection of Interstate 15 and Interstate 70. Interstate 70 spans most of the country - east and west - from Baltimore, MD to this intersection while going through major cities like Columbus, OH, St Louis, MO, and Denver, CO. To reach Springdale from Phoenix, AZ take Interstate 17, Interstate 40, and US-89 to get to Utah Highway 9. Visit our map and transportation pages for more detailed information.

The two closest commercial airports are St. George Municipal Airport (SGU) which is about 42 miles away and Cedar City Regional Airport (CDC) which is about 60 miles away. Delta Airlines serves both airports with several daily regional flights operated by SkyWest Airlines from its Salt Lake City (SLC) hub. United Airlines also serves the St. George Municipal Airport daily with regional flights operated by SkyWest Airlines from its Los Angeles (LAX) hub. All of these flights easily connect with national and international flights. Car rental services are available at both locations.

City Parks:

There are two public parks in Springdale that offer picnic areas and playground equipment for visitors' use. Call (435) 772-3434 ext. 100 for more information.

Riverside Park: located in the center of town on SR-9 on the bank of the Virgin River City Park: located on Lion Blvd. behind Town Hall


In the Springdale area, many enjoy hike, camp, bike, ride ATVs, ride horseback, climb, canyoneer in slot canyons, and wildlife watch. Visitors who want to leave their gear at home will find that several local companies will equip any outdoor enthusiast with the right information and equipment for any activity.

Click here to go to our Activities Page

Arts and Entertainment:

The movie buff will enjoy the chance to watch a movie on Utah's largest movie screen at the Zion Canyon Giant Screen Theatre. For something different, the Bumbleberry Theater presents plays for the entire family throughout the year. During the summer the O.C. Tanner Amphitheater hosts a concert series that features acts playing music from numerous types of genres. There are also many fun festivals that happen each year in Springdale. For instance, there is the Zion Canyon Art and Flute Festival in early October and Z-Arts! Holiday Craft Fair happens around Thanksgiving. The later features art and craft work of local residents.


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Springdale Ward
1584 Zion Park Blvd.
Springdale, UT 84767

Health Care:

As a city with a small population, Springdale does not have its own major hospital. The three nearest hospitals are: Valley View Medical Center (about 41 miles away in Cedar City), Dixie Regional Medical Center (about 42 miles away in St. George), and Garfield Memorial Hospital (about 58 miles away in Panguitch).

Public Internet Access:

If you need to check your email or surf the internet during your visit you can access the internet at the following locations:

  • Springdale Library
    898 Zion Park Blvd.
    Springdale, UT 84767
  • Sol Foods
    95 Zion Park Blvd.
    Springdale, UT 84767

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