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Take a peaceful walk in nature in the middle of an urban setting

Tonaquint Nature Center is an oasis of nature in the heart of St. George. The ripple of Santa Clara river, 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, special events and summer nature camp programs. 

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. 

Attention School Teachers, Scoutmasters, Naturalists, and Outdoor Educators:
We encourage use of the Tonaquint Nature Center facility for any outdoor education activity or program.  Any educator may visit our website at to book a field trip day for his/her classroom for FREE. A two (2) week notice is greatly appreciated due to calendaring issues.  However, please note when viewing the on-line calendar there are black-out dates. When requesting your field trip, please select your preferred topics, the number of attendees along with the day and time you prefer. Once your field trip request has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation or denial of your request.

To schedule field trips, please click on the Outreach Education Field Trip request form. If you have questions call the St. George Leisure Services Department at (435) 627-4500.


Available Amenities

Amphitheater, City Park, Drinking Fountains, Hiking, and Trailhead.


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