Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

Gap Trail

Recommended Users: Equestrians, Hikers, Mountain Bikers
Type:  Singletrack
Length: 0.36 miles
Sub-Area: Paradise Canyon
Zone: Lowland
Managing Agency:  BLM
Access:  Gap Access Point—From I-15 Exit 6, turn north onto Bluff Street (State Route 18). Travel 3.7 miles and turn left on Snow Canyon Parkway. Travel 1.5 miles and turn right on Castle Rock Road (enter Castle Rock Subdivision). Travel .2 miles and turn right on Cascade Canyon Drive. Continue .1 miles and look for the trail access point on the left. Park on the street. 
Description: This short trail is used to access a network of other trails within the Paradise Canyon area. It is a rocky singletrack providing access to Paradise Rim Trail and Gecko Trail.
Loop 1: For a 2.5 mile loop, take the Gap to Paradise Rim. Turn right onto Paradise Rim, left onto Halfway Wash, left onto Turtle Wall, left onto Paradise Rim, right onto Gecko, and right onto the Gap, which will return to the trailhead.

 Landscape view from the trail

Area Trail Map

Close up of a cactus along the trail


View of the city of St George from up high on the trail


A group of hikers on the trail