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Why SunRiver?

SunRiver St. George Community Association was established by a small investment group and became the first 55+ active retirement community in St. George Utah. It has been in development over the past twenty years and now has 2308 homes built on 600 acres. Our homeowners come from all over the world and have settled in SunRiver to enjoy a lifestyle of fun, friendship and supportive opportunities.
Our adult community is just five miles from downtown St. George which is situated between red bluffs to the north and the Mojave Desert to the south. The Virgin River and Santa Clara River meet on the southeastern side of the city and the Virgin River runs right through the center of St. George.  
SunRiver has over 70 clubs and groups that offer everything from cards/games to crafts/hobbies to social clubs and sports clubs. There is a large Community Center, a fitness center, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool/patio with Poolside Café. In the Community Center, residents can gather for many activities ranging from health fairs to dances to dinners to movie nights and even live stage productions. Sports courts include Pickleball, Tennis, Bocce Ball and Lawn Bowls. 
The city of St. George offers great recreational activities including hiking and biking, as well as cultural activities including live theatre and concerts, history, secondary education, plus the national parks are close by. All of this offered in the beautiful setting of southern Utah. 
Most neighborhood parks in and around St. George have standalone paved walking trails that are ideal for short scenic walks. If you want long walks or bike rides, surrounding areas offers almost 100 miles of paved walking and biking trails.
SunRiver is a short distance to eight national and state parks including the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce National Parks, Lake Powell and more recreation areas. There are also three large reservoirs which double as parks and marinas for fishing, water skiing and boating. And if you want to visit a big city, Las Vegas is 120 miles southwest of SunRiver.
St. George's arid climate is significantly warmer on average than the rest of the state, and more closely resembles nearby Las Vegas. The climate features hot summers and relatively mild winters. The city has abundant sunshine year-round and averages about 300 sunny days per year. Among lists of best places to live, St. George consistently ranks in the top ten.
St. George is host to many world class recreational activities including Ironman (North American and World Championships), St George Marathon, the Huntsman Games (Senior Olympics), the Winter 4x4 Jamboree and Trail Hero.
St. George also has easy access to major services such as as Intermountain Healthcare St. George Regional Hospital with a level two Trauma Center, along with medical group clinics.  Plus, the city has a regional airport servicing 5 major hubs and a Division 1 University.
Whether your passion is indoors, outdoors, physical or social, chances are SunRiver St. George Community Association has something for you!