Santa Clara River Reserve Trail System

Tava’atsi Trail

Recommended Users: Equestrians, Hikers, Mountain Bikers

Type: Two-track 

Length: 0.5 miles
Difficulty: Easy/Easiest
Management Area: Santa Clara River Reserve

Sub-Area: Santa Clara/Land Hill ACEC

Zone:  3

Managing Agency: BLM
Access: Anasazi Valley Trailhead – From I-15 Exit 6 turn north on Bluff Street. Turn left on Sunset Blvd. Continue on Sunset Blvd as it turns into Santa Clara Drive. Continue past the Jacob Hamblin Home for 3.2 miles as Santa Clara Drive turns into Old Highway 91. Turn left on a gravel road and travel 0.3 miles to the trailhead.
Description: Tava’atsi (pronounced ta-vats) means “two striped chipmunk” in Southern Paiute. The trail used to be a main access point into the Santa Clara/Land Hill ACEC area of the Reserve, but new subdivision construction is currently underway. There is no public access to this trail except from other trails inside the Reserve. In the future the Tava’atsi Trail will have a small trailhead at its northern terminus on land donated by the developer to the Ivins City. This trail is an old road.

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