From St George, Utah, take Bluff Street until it turns into Utah 18. Continue about 10 miles and turn right; between the two VOLCANOES! You have arrived at beautiful Diamond Valley in St George, Utah. This may seem like a joke at first until you arrive and realize there are two very obvious cinder cone volcanoes at the entrance to the Diamond Valley Subdivision. Once active, these volcanoes and others deposited lava rock in and around the St George Utah area.
Diamond Valley is located across the road on the east side of Snow Canyon State Park. As you exit Diamond Valley and begin driving back towards St George, you can see into Snow Canyon. It’s a spectacular sight and a clear advantage to living here. Diamond Valley offers larger parcels of land, which is a bit difficult to find in the heart of St George. One or more acres is typical for parcels in Diamond Valley. Horses are allowed in this subdivision, and many off-road enthusiasts also call it "paradise." Diamond Valley backs up to BLM land, which allows for the open natural land.
Since the elevation is slightly higher in Diamond Valley, it offers cooler temperatures year-round compared to St George. Typically it is 8 to 10 degrees cooler. This can offer some relief when summer St George temperatures are running in the triple digits. However, in the winter season, when St George is averaging a high of 43 degrees, it will still be cooler. When St George receives any snowfall, Diamond Valley will receive more, and it will tend to stick longer due to the cooler temperatures. However, because the snowfall in the area is rare, it is usually a treat to have it. When the snow actually sticks, most residents are out on the front porch watching. The kids get bundled up and wait for enough snow, allowing them to engage in a friendly snowball fight. If you are looking for a quiet place 10 to 15 minutes outside of the city, consider this the closest drive you can take to experience an entirely different atmosphere. Ranch-style living with plenty of open range and starry nights can all be found in Diamond Valley, Utah. If you would like to search for property for sale in Diamond Valley, visit the Property Search page at the top.