Tonaquint Nature Center
St. George Online
Take a walk on the wild side...
Tonaquint Park is an oasis of nature in the heart of St. George. The ripple of Santa Clara Creek, the rustle of cattails and the screech of a
red-tailed hawk are experiences to discover at St. George's best kept secret. Located at 1851 South Dixie Drive, just west of South Gate Golf
Course, Tonaquint Nature Center offers outdoor education programs for all ages.
Local professionals and experts in various nature-related fields
host fascinating programs for the Family Nature Night and Wild
Wednesday lecture series. Family Nature Nights are a fun, relaxing
and educational evenings designed for families. The Family Nature
Nights are held the first and third Mondays of the month at 7:00
PM. Admission is free and there are refreshments served after each
The Wild Wednesday program is geared towards adults, however
children are invited but must be supervised by an adult. The Wild
Wednesdays are held the third Wednesday of each month at 12:00
NOON, except for June and July. The summer Wild Wednesday are held
at 7:00 PM. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
For an updated list of monthly topics for either program
please contact the Nature Center at (435) 634-5948, the St. George
Recreation Center at (435) 634-5860 or the City of St. George
Throughout the months of June and July, the Tonaquint Nature
Center hosts an interactive nature day camp for ages 4+ to 5th
grade. Each day of camp is filled with new adventures, exciting
experiments and opportunities to experience nature at its finest.
Contact the St. George Recreation Center at (435) 634-5860 for
upcoming camp dates, fees and registration deadlines.
The Tonaquint Nature Center is operated by the
City of St. George
Leisure Services Department. The Nature Center relies on
volunteers to host many of the programs. If you have a special
area of interest or expertise and would like to contribute your
skills, please contact the Nature Center at (435) 634-5948 or the
George Recreation Center at (435) 634-5860.
Attention School Teachers, Scoutmasters, Naturalists, and Outdoor Educators:
We encourage use of the Tonaquint Nature Center facility for any outdoor education activity or program. To schedule visits, please call the St.
George Recreation Center at 634-5860.
The Tonaquint Nature Center is located at:
1851 South Dixie Drive
St. George, UT 84770