Top Adventures in Hurricane

  • Hike Arch Trail to Babylon Arch

    Arch Trail to Babylon Arch is a short family friendly hike to the Virgin River and back. The trail is very sandy, which makes climbing hills difficult. The arch is really neat and totally worth the visit.To get to the trailhead will require 4 whee...

    1.5 miles

  • Hike the Historic Babylon - Little Purgatory Loop

    The trailhead has space for about three or four cars. Watch for an obvious gap in the cliffs very close to the trailhead, this is where you should park. Just before exiting the gap, look to the left for some interesting petroglyphs. The trail foll...

    6 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Running Windmill Trail

    Windmill trail and trailhead sits just down the road from Gooseberry Mesa Trailhead in Apple Valley, Utah. Head out on this figure-8 loop for as long as you want. If you're smart, you'll bring your MTB, and you can ride the singletrack once you're...

    8 miles

  • Hike the Red Cliffs Recreation Nature Trail

    Hike along streams that run through red sandstone - the blue water makes a fun contrast against the red rocks and sand.To get to the trailhead, drive to the Red Cliffs Campground about 20 minutes north of St. George. There is a small fee to park o...

    2 miles 150 ft gain

  • Camp at Little Creek Mesa

    Experience solitude and beauty at Little Creek Mesa Utah. When you get there, grab a campsite, and go for an evening mountain bike ride along the rim of the mesa and see breathtaking views of the valley below as the sun sets.  Little Creek Mesa is...

  • Explore Toquerville Falls

    Toquerville Falls is a hidden waterfall nearby a small town named Toquerville. The road is rugged - saying rugged is kind of an understatement. Medium or high profile 4x4 is recommended. I drove a Toyota FJ Cruiser and it took me about half an hou...

    11 miles

  • Bike "Holy Guacamole" Outside of Zion NP

    This incredibly scenic ride is just out of Zion National Park and is a great place to escape the tourists. The ride starts at the end of Dalton Wash Rd just off of Route 9. High clearance vehicles are recommended and one should not attempt to driv...

    11 miles 600 ft gain

  • Camp on Dalton Wash Road

    Zion National Park. Truly one of the beauties of the American Southwest. With red walls and orange sunsets, Zion is a must-see. However, during the busy season of the parks, finding a campsite that hasn't been snagged can be difficult. That's why ...

    0.5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Camping at Yant Flat

    Though only a few miles from civilization as a bird flies, this trailhead is only accessible via a dirt road (that can be quite bumpy - high clearance vehicles recommended though I did it in a car).  Given the condition of the road, drive time can...

    2.6 miles 500 ft gain

  • Visit Grafton Ghost Town

    Grafton Ghost Town is an abandoned small town 7 miles outside Zion National Park and the modern towns of Rockville and Springdale, Utah.  To get there from Highway 9, get off on Bridge Lane residential road and cross the Virgin River on a historic...

  • Camp on Wire Mesa

    Wire Mesa off the Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway is a fantastic place to camp in southeastern Utah even if you do not plan on visiting Zion, just a few miles to the north. There several backcountry campsites on the Mesa, with the northwestern...

  • Camp off the Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway

    Smithsonian Butte Backcountry Byway is gorgeous 9.5 mile road that runs between Rockville near the entrance to Zion National Park and Apple Valley UT, and affords excellent places to camp & boondock *as long* as it is .5 miles from the road it...

    9.5 miles 800 ft gain

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    • Hurricane, Utah

      Watchman Campground

      Overview For visitors to Zion National Park, Watchman Campground is an ideal place to stay. Located near the park's south entrance, the campground is just a short walk from the main visitor center...

    • Pine Valley, Utah

      Pine Valley Recreation Area

      Overview Pine Valley Recreation Area is located in scenic Pine Valley, Utah at an elevation of 6,900 feet. The valley offers a great escape from the heat of the southern Utah desert. Visitors enjoy...

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      South Campground (Ut)

      Overview For visitors to Zion National Park, South Campground is an ideal place to stay. Reservations for South Campground are available 14 days ahead of arrival. Located near the park's south entr...

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