Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

McMullin Trail

Recommended Users: Hikers, Mountain Bikers
 
Type: Singletrack
 
Length: 0.05
 
Difficulty: Easy/Easiest
 
 
Sub-Area: White Reef
 
Zone: Lowland
 
Managing Agency: BLM and Washington County
 
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: McMullin Trail starts on the left just after the crossed the stepover at the trailhead. It is very short and leads to Cordura Trail. Turning left leads to the some of the last remains of pioneer community of Harrisburg. Turning right and continuing north for 0.20 miles leads to remains of a 1950’s Hollywood movie set. An interpretative panel provides more details.
 
Loop: For an easy half mile loop, start at McMullin Trail. Visit the Harrisburg site and then continue north to the movie set. From the movie set head east to connect to the White Reef Trail just a few feet away. Turn right on White Reef Trail and head back to the trailhead.

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