Approved Trail Users: Mountain Bikers, Hikers
Length: 1.3 miles
Management Area: Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Area
Sub-Area: Gooseberry Mesa
Managing Agency: BLM
Access: White Trailhead – From City of St. George travel north on Interstate 15. Take exit 16 to Hurricane City. Turn right on Main Street. Take the first left onto State Route 59. Turn left on Smithsonian Butte National Backcountry Byway. At 2.8 miles from the SR 59, turn left and travel northwest 3.3 miles until reaching the Gooseberry Trailhead. Turn left at the Gooseberry Trailhead and travel west for 1.3 miles to reach the White Trailhead.
Description: The Practice Trail starts and ends on the White Trail and makes a nice 2.35 mile loop ride from the White Trailhead for beginning slick rock riders. Ride the Practice Trail for the sheer fun of it or to test your bike handling skills. Since Gooseberry offers a variety of technical riding, it is best to use this trail to gauge your riding ability and fitness if you are new to the experience.