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Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

Grubstake Trail

Recommended Users: Equestrian, Hikers, Mountain Bikers
 
Type: Two-track
 
Length: 0.2 miles
 
Difficulty: Easy/Easiest
 
 
Sub-Area: White Reef
 
Zone: Lowland
 
Managing Agency: BLM
 
Access: White Reef Trailhead – From I-15 Exit 22* (northbound only), turn right onto the frontage road at the end of the freeway off-ramp. Travel south approximately 2 miles. Turn right just past the sign for the Red Cliffs Recreation Area. Proceed under the two freeway tunnels. Just after the exiting the last freeway tunnel, turn right and follow the gravel road into the trailhead. There is no fee to use the trailhead or trails in this area.
 
*From I-15 Exit 23 (southbound only), turn left on Silver Reef Road at the end of the freeway off-ramp. Turn right onto Main Street and travel south for 3.5 miles. Turn right just past the sign for the Red Cliffs Recreation Area. Proceed under the two freeway tunnels. Just after the exiting the last freeway tunnel, turn right and follow the gravel road into the trailhead.
 
Description: To reach Grubstake Trail take White Reef Trail from the trailhead for 0.2 miles. Turn right on Leeds Reef Trail and continue for 0.1 miles.  Grubstake Trail starts on the left. It is a connector trail between White Reef and Leeds Reef trails.
 
Loop: For a 1 mile loop, take White Reef Trail for 0.2 miles to Leeds Reef Trail.  Continue on Leeds Reef Trail for 0.1 miles and turn left on Grubstake Trail.  Follow Grubstake trail for 0.2 miles until it intersects White Reef Trail.  Turn left on White Reef Trail and follow it back for .5 miles to return to the trailhead.