Hurricane is a city in Washington County, Utah, United States and is a part of the St. George Metropolitan Area. it has become a suburb of St. George, while retaining its rural character. Shopping includes two large grocers (Walmart and Lin's), several national chain stores, fast food restaurants, family dining, elite sports related stores and an antiques mall.
Toquerville is located about 30 miles south of Cedar City and less than 20 miles north of St. George. It is a great place to live or visit in a wide valley flanking Ash Creek and at the base of a mountain capped with black lava rock at an elevation of 3,394 feet. Ten miles to the northwest of town are the Pine Valley Mountains. State Highway 17 runs through the center of town. Over this road millions of tourists have passed on their way to Zion National Park, Grand Canyon, and Lake Powell. Toquerville is the gateway to eastern Washington County and adjacent to national parks and recreation areas.
Things to do in Hurricane & Toquerville area:
Hurricane Valley Heritage Park & Museum is located in the old Hurricane Library & City Hall building. This small museum details the history of Hurricane, as well as the pioneers that built the town. It highlights period artwork, artifacts, and a historic wedding cake dating back to 1907.
Sand Hollow State Park, a sprawling 20,000-acre park, is one of the most visited destinations in the Utah State Park system, with recreation opportunities for nearly every user from boaters to bikers, and OHV riders to equestrians. A favorite destination for local off-highway vehicle (OHV) enthusiasts, Sand Mountain provides 15,000 acres of perfectly sculpted dunes. Sand Hollow offers boating and other water recreation in a spectacular setting.
Quail Creek State Park boasts some of the warmest waters in the state and a mild winter climate. Water sports are popular here during the long warm weather season, and boaters and fishermen enjoy the reservoir year-round.
Toquerville Falls is an oasis in the desert that is best found by truck, SUV, or ATV. The road is rough, but well worth the trip. The views are spectacular on the drive, and the waterfalls are great to look at and play in. The area is clean and great for families.