Red Cliffs National Conservation Area

Red Hills Connector Trail

Recommended Users: Hikers, Bikers
 
Type:  Singletrack/Two-track
 
Length: 0.3 miles (includes both sections east and west of Parkway)
 
Difficulty:  Moderate
 
 
Sub-Area: City Creek
 
Zone: Lowland
 
Managing Agency:  City of St. George
 
Access: Pioneer Hills Trailhead—From 1-15 Exit 8, turn west on St. George Boulevard. Immediately turn right at the first traffic light onto 1000 E. Turn left onto Red Hills Parkway. Continue 1.8 miles on the parkway until reaching the trailhead on the right.
 
Description: This trail is a short connector to provide access to the City Creek Trail. The trail starts on the north side of the trailhead as singletrack and heads north toward an underpass for 0.16 miles. Proceed through the underpass (under the Red Hills Parkway) and turn left onto the Red Hills Parkway multi-use (paved) trail. In 0.25 miles, turn left onto the Red Hills Connector Trail again at which point it is now dirt two-track. After 0.16 miles, the Red Hills Connector trail ends and City Creek Trail begins. Follow the suggestions below for out and back or loop trips.
 
Trip 1: For a 3.5 mile trip, take the Red Hills Connector Trail. Turn left (south) on City Creek Trail, turn right (west) on Owen’s Loop and return back to the trailhead in reverse.
 
Loop 1: For a 4.0 mile loop, take the Red Hills Connector Trail, turn right (north) on City Creek Trail, turn right on the City Creek Connector, turn right onto the Red Hills Parkway multi-use (paved) trail and follow it south until reaching the pedestrian tunnel leading back to the trailhead.

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