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Santa Clara River Reserve Trail System

Elusion Trail

Recommended Users: Mountain Bikers, Hikers
 
Type: Singletrack
 
Length: .16 miles
 
Difficulty: Easy/Easiest
 
Management Area: Santa Clara River Reserve
 
Sub-Area: South Hills
 
Zone: 4
 
Managing Agency: BLM
 
Access: Cove Wash Trailhead – From St. George, travel north on Bluff Street. Turn left on Sunset Blvd. Continue on Sunset Blvd as it turns into Santa Clara Drive. Turn left on Gates Lane (just before reaching the Jacob Hamblin Home on the right). Cross the river and at 0.4 miles turn left. At 0.7 miles turn right (at sign for Reserve). Pass the water tank, and at 1.3 miles turn right (at sign for reserve). Follow the road around to the left and park in the trailhead at 1.5 miles.
 
Description: Elusion is a connector trail that turns Barrel Roll Trail into a figure eight loop. Mountain bikers requested this short connection in order to get more variety out of the existing loop. The connector allows riders to put in a few more miles on Barrel Roll without riding another complete loop or to change direction of travel. Elusion has a gentle grade and travels through the only large stand of creosote shrubs on this mesa.

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