Quail Creek Trail


347 East Riverside Drive St. George, UT 84790

37.22258752, -113.4015589

Access note: To enter the Red Cliffs Recreation Area, vehicle and trailer height and width is restricted to 11 feet 9 inches to pass through two narrow underpasses beneath the I-15 freeway. Plan your travel according.

Northbound from Saint George: From I-15 northbound, take exit 22 for UT-228 north toward Leeds, then turn right onto Old Highway 91. Continue for 2 miles, then turn right onto West Red Cliffs Campground Road.

Southbound from Cedar City: From I-15 southbound, take exit 23 toward UT-228/Leeds, then turn left onto Silver Reef Road. Continue for 480 feet, then turn right onto Main Street. After 1.5 miles, continue southbound on Old Highway 91 for 2 miles. Turn right onto West Red Cliffs Campground Road.

Fee Description:

Day Use Fee: $5 per vehicle. Cash or check only. The America the Beautiful Passes are accepted here and allow free day-use.

Quail Creek Trail

  • Activities: Hiking, Biking, and Horseback Riding

  • Trail Distance: 1 mile (one way) single-track

  • Trail Difficulty: Moderate

  • Connects the Anasazi Trail to the Prospector Trail


From the White Reef Trailhead:

Follow the White Reef Trail 1,000 feet, then turn left onto the Adams Trail and follow it until reaching a "Y" intersection. At this point the trail splits for users. Equestrians should go left to the low-water crossing over Quail Creek, while hikers and cyclists should go right to cross over a small pedestrian foot-bridge.

Turn right onto the Prospector Trail and then continue 580 feet to reach the Quail Creek Trail. 

From the Anasazi Trailhead:

The Anasazi Trail begins on the east side of the Red Cliffs Campground loop across the street from campsite 11. Follow the trail 1,200 feet to the Quail Creek Trail.


For most of the route the Quail Creek Trail runs parallel to Quail Creek through a shaded riparian area of cottonwoods and willows.

Accessibility Description (ABA/ADA):
The Quail Creek Trail is not ADA accessible.

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