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Virgin River Trail, Washington County

December 16, 2015 by Don Axford

The Virgin River Trail is a paved bike and walking trail following the Virgin River from Hurricane, Utah, through Washington City, Utah, and into St George, Utah. The total length of the trail is 3.7 miles one way.

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Sullivan’s Knoll Loop

December 10, 2015 by Don Axford

Sullivan’s Knoll is a large cinder dome which is a prominent landmark in Hurricane Utah. You can either climb to the top of the knoll or as in this case hike around the base of the knoll. From either the … Read the rest

Little Purgatory

January 21, 2013 by Don Axford

Little Purgatory is an extensively weathered deep lowland basin north east of the Quail Creek Reservoir and south of Leeds, Utah. This region consists of soft shales overlain by hard conglomerates. The Little Purgatory basin is an area where weathering … Read the rest

Hurricane Canal

February 26, 2012 by Don Axford

The construction of the Hurricane Canal is one of Utah’s proudest stories of pioneer determination. This canal, built completely by hand, opened the Hurricane Bench to farming and the establishment of the town of Hurricane. In 1893 two local men … Read the rest