This trail gives an excellent vantage point looking over the Quail Creek Reservoir to the East and the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve and Pine Valley Mountains to the West.
Overall rating = easy
Distance: 1 mile return – easy
Elevation gain: 350 feet – easy
Terrain: wide gravel trail – easy
Exposure: none – easy
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From Interstate I15 take exit 16 to State Road 9 east towards Hurricane. Turn left at the first set of traffic lights – Old Hwy 91, 6300W, 0.9 miles from the interstate.
Take Old Hwy 91 through the industrial park to the end of the pavement, 2 ¼ miles from the traffic lights.
There is a large sign here and turn onto a small gravel road at the sign.
For a one page printout of the directions to this trail click Quail Creek Reservoir_Directions
The trail ascends about 350 feet vertically to the top of the Virgin Anticline with spectacular views over the Quail Creek Reservoir from there.
The ascent is fairly easy being quite gradual. As well, this trail can be navigated with an ATV.