Trails

Title Run Date Trail Difficulty Trail Rating Price
Arrowhead more

::: Arrowhead :::

This is buggy territory!  The trail earns its rating with climbs up to the top of deep slot canyons with tires spanning both walls.  One slip here, and you will find yourself wedged with the cage on one wall and the tires against the other.  After a short drive on the sandy road along the Sand Hollow State Park, the wash to the south takes you up to bottom of the canyon, where the fun begins. The trail really doesn't go up the bottom of the canyon that much, it goes OVER the bottom of the canyon as you climb up above on the sidewalls.    

Scenery

Beautiful views of Sand Hollow, Zion Park, Hurricane Cliffs, and Pine Valley Mountains.  Lots of incredible scenery within inches of your buggy!

Surface

Sandstone (slickrock) slot canyons and waterfalls.  Huge ledges and some sandy sections.  Lots of max off-camber slickrock.  

Trail Details

Steep and deep slot canyons with varying widths and very difficult transitions.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Arrowhead Canyon

Rated 10

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Buggy 10 $50.00
12 slots available
TNT Extended more

::: TNT Extended :::

This trail teeters on the edge of being buggy territory.  Very skilled drivers in heavily modified full-size rigs have successfully negotiated it, but few of them escaped body damage.   Many rigs have had big fails here.   While not as high rated as Arrowhead Canyon in the next canyon to the east, it still has plenty of adrenaline factor for buggies and heavily modified full body rigs.


 

Scenery

Pause to take in views of Sand Hollow Reservoir immediately to the south with Zion Park in the distance.  The usually snow-capped Pine Valley Mountains are to the west, and Hurricane Cliffs are to the east. 

Surface

Slickrock canyons, wedges, and ledges.  Some sand hills.

Trail Details

TNT begins in a sandy wash by Sand Hollow Reservoir. Lower chain follows this wash.  It is full of obstacles that can get ugly real fast if you are not careful.  The wash narrows into a tricky series of falls and around a bend that requires maneuvering your rig by a massive boulder.  Then it opens up and you begin making your way out of the wash.  TNT presents just as many intimidating challenges to both the rig and its driver.  You will almost always receive some "love bites" from the rocks.  Rigs need to be, at a minimum, locked front and rear with at least 35" tires. Chain Reaction has an extremely high possibility of body damage and/or mechanical breakdown.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: TNT Extended
Rated: 9

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Buggy 9 $50.00
19 slots available
West Rim Lite more

::: West Rim Lite:::

West Rim is one of the most popular trails offered for Trail Hero.  What makes it so popular is that if you are with a group that has a wide range of vehicles, from stock to wild, you will be able to tour together and find something that will challenge you.  There are many places where you can drive your stock rig up right next to the built rigs and watch them struggle to make the hardline.  You all will be amazed at the incredible 360-degree views of Sand Hollow, Zion Park, Pine Valley Reservoir, St. George, The Arizona Strip, and Hurricane Cliffs. 


The trail stages at the Hurricane Water Tanks, then heads over to the lower sand dunes by the golf course.  After going down and up the dunes, the course continues to the first slickrock obstacle, The Steps.  As the name implies, this is a set of ledges that will test your suspension and driving ability.  Like many of the obstacles on West Rim, there are easy, hard, and very hard lines.  Lunch is usually held at, appropriately enough, the "Lunch Room," an alcove surrounded on 3 sides by tall rock formations, and a nice viewpoint of Warner Valley and the Arizona Strip to the south.  From the Lunch Room, there is plenty of 4-wheeling left.  The "Rock Garden" is at the end of West Rim Trail.  From there, the return route is down Hurricane Sand Dunes.  

This popular trail tends to fill up fast. 

Scenery

Incredible 360-degree vistas of Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains, Warner Valley, the Arizona Strip, Hurricane Cliffs, and Hurricane Sand dunes.

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and two-track rocky roads.

Trail Details

There a many obstacles on this 4-rated trail, with twice as many options just off the trail.  The trail starts with "The Steps" (slickrock ledges) and then to "The Funnel" (a rounded 30" step that requires stacking rocks for stock vehicles).  From there, the climb is up a couple more steps to the "West Rim Boulevard", which is a rocky road the feeds several other trails.  After turning down onto West Rim, the trail travels along the rim on an alternately rocky and sandy road that is on the rim.  You leave the rim to travel between a set of evenly spaced pinnacles, called the "Toll Booths" that tower above the trail and have a ledge that can challenge stock rigs.  

A pullout called the "Scenic Loop" has beautiful views of St. George and the airport, and can be a challenge for stock rigs on it's entry steps and a short climb out on dirt.  From there, the challenges are various, winding through a rock-walled labyrinth until you reach the Lunch Room.  Great views from here, surrounded by rock walls.  

There are several challenging obstacles after the Lunch Room, starting with "The Squeeze" that can leave a rock rash on wide vehicles.  The trail ends in an area called the "Rock Garden."  This area has many various obstacles surrounding an open natural courtyard, allowing spectators to walk from one show to the next.  After leaving the trail, the way back is down the Hurricane Sand Dunes, affording a chance to increase the pace and blow out the dust.

West Rim Lite Trail

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: Linn's Grocery Market - 1120 W State St Hurricane, UT 84737
Trail: West Rim Lite Trail
Rated: 4 with optional lines 

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Moderate 4 $50.00
28 slots available
Risky Biz more

::: Risky Biz :::

A new trail for 2020!  This trail was developed by some of our Arizona friends and winds its way through a part of Sand Mountain that most people have not explored.  It is a combination of sandy washes, slickrock obstacles and a couple of technical challenges.  Be prepared for some vehicle damage if you don't pay attention to your spotter!

Scenery

A new part of Sand Mountain nestled between John's Trail and Milt's Mile.  Many of your views will be straight up looking at the sky! 

Biz has tons of beautiful formations of rock that shard from beneath the brush and the sand. The sloping ledges that take you up the mountain provide traction as well as a variety of rock scenery and killer poser spots for photography. Due to the close proximity of the Sand Hollow Sate Park,  it is easy to capture a stunning view of the reservoir as well as the distant mountain landscape of Zion National Park in the background.

Surface

Mostly Rock; smooth, jagged, slanted and stepped, all proturding from patches of sand at the base.  Few patches of mild dirt road between sections.

Trail Details

Several sections climb off-camber sandstone ledges requiring precise tire placement and a good spotter due to the blind drop-offs on the passenger side you’ll be leaning away from. Arguably, the toughest obstacle of the trail is “The Sand Trap” a two-stepped, steep climb that will get you spinning in the sand if you aren’t lined up just right to get traction on the patches of rock ascending to safety. There are multiple wedge obstacles that will put you on your side if you’re not careful.  Body damage is possible, watch out for the “Can Opener” which can suck your drivers rear tire into a sharp ledge on the rock and rip a fender flare right off if you don’t take it wide enough.  One final climb up “Jacob’s Ladder” takes you to the summit of the trail, and is the last real challenge before you drop down and over to Water Tank Road.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Risky Biz

Rated 8

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Difficult 8 $50.00
19 slots available
SXS East Rim more

::: East Rim Trail :::

East Rim Trail is a scenic route that travels from the base of the Hurricane Cliffs in Warner Valley, crossing over Sand Mountain via the East Rim to the West Rim and ending at the Washington Dam Road staging area.  The 3 rating comes from several ledgy areas and a sand dunes crossing.  Stock high clearance SXS and UTV's with properly inflated (aired down) tires can successfully negotiate this trail.

Scenery

Starting at the base of Hurricane Cliffs, the views on this trail just keep getting better!  There are great views of Warner Valley in the foreground and the Arizona Strip in the background along the East Rim.  As you reach the West Rim, there are also views of St. George city and the Red Cliffs area, with the Pine Valley Mountains west of the trail. 

Surface

Two-track road with some ledges, up to 12".  Sand dunes crossing with some uphill sand requiring momentum and wheel speed. 

Trail Details

East Rim Trail is a 23.2 mile out and back trail located near Hurricane, Utah that offers scenic views and is a great drive for stock four-wheel drive rigs. The trail is primarily used for camping and is accessible year-round.

 

East Rim Trail

Date: Wednesday, October 7th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow - Beach
Trail: East Rim Trail
Rated: 3

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 SXS Easy 3 $50.00
34 slots available
Dinosaur Tracks more

::: Dinosaur Tracks :::

The Warner Valley Dinosaur Tracks are some of the most impressive in the area! There are at least three different types of dinosaur tracks evident in the rock strata. According to the archeologists who have studied the area, there are over 400 fossilized tracks! Not only is this a fun and easy trip with a easy and short hike with great historical value, but the area is shockingly beautiful! On your drive you will pass flaming red mountains and colorful clay filled rolling hills. The tracks are just a short walk from the parking lot! The trail heads up a small rise and then drops into a dry wash. The dry wash leads down to the dino tracks! Go walk with the Dinosaurs!

Scenery

Starting at the base of Hurricane Cliffs, the views on this trail just keep getting better!  There are great views of Warner Valley in the foreground and the Arizona Strip in the background along the East Rim.  As you reach the West Rim, there are also views of St. George city and the Red Cliffs area, with the Pine Valley Mountains west of the trail. 

Surface

Two-track road with some ledges, up to 12".  Sand dunes crossing with some uphill sand requiring momentum and wheel speed. 

Trail Details

Dinosaur Tracks (Trail Hero Style) is a about 15 mile outs and back trail located near Hurricane, Utah that offers scenic views and is a great drive for stock four-wheel drive rigs. The trail is primarily used for camping and is accessible year-round.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: O’Reilly Auto Parts - 835 State St, Hurricane, UT 84737
Trail: Dinosaur Tracks
Rated: 3

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Mild 3 $50.00
28 slots available
Sliplock Gulch more

::: Sliplock Gulch :::

This extremely fun trail features a series of steep slicklock waterfalls with plenty of challenges.  The trail has three sections. 

The first section is the scenic rim road from the dunes to the bottom of the gulch. It has a couple of steep waterfalls that will build your confidence on the slickrock.  
The trail enters the second section after crossing into the bottom of the gulch.  After entering the gulch, you will come to a series of tight climbs.  The second one is Horseshoe Falls.  Take the bypass if you want to keep your sheet metal straight. After completing the rest of the climbs in that gulch, the trail exits the gulch and takes the road back down the west side, until turning west and travelling past the start of John's Trail.  There is a steep sand drop into a wide slickrock gulch that begins the third section.


The third section starts with a couple of tough ledges.  Bypasses are commonly used on them.  Towards the end of this section, there is an optional area with a couple of climbs and a tight slot before a wide V-notch. Careful driving is needed to avoid body damage.

This challenging trail is a lot of fun.  Be careful, and take the bypasses when you are not confident about an obstacle.

Scenery

Nice high desert scenery, with some views of Sand Hollow Reservoir and Zion Park.

Surface

Sandy Roads for the first part, then steep slickrock waterfalls, then rocky gulches with steep waterfalls and ledges.

Trail Details

There are many 7- and 8-rated optional obstacles on this trail.  The most noted is the Horseshoe Falls in the second section.  It has been known to have tip overs and breaks regularly.  If you attempt it, you should probably have a strap with a few big guys on it to keep the front end down.  Body and driveline damage is likely.  At the end of the trail, there are several options, including a tight chute, steep waterfall, and a wide V-notch, that have all caused damage.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow - Beach
Trail: Sliplock Gultch

Rated: 6

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Moderate 6 $50.00
11 slots available
Double Sammy more

::: Double Sammy :::

Non-stop rapid fire challenges with some extra-hard options, Double Sammy packs about as many difficult challenges as possible into a relatively short distance.  It also has fantastic scenery.  The views from the trail are beautiful, but the drivers are honed in on the trail 10 feet ahead of them anytime they are in motion.  Lots of off camber and max steep climbs and descents.  

Scenery

Fantastic views of Sand Hollow Reservoir just to the north, with Zion Park in the distance.  Hurricane Cliffs to the east, and Pine Valley Mountains to the West.

Surface

Sand Dunes up to the start of the slickrock (sandstone) cracks and ledges.  After a 70-foot max steep chute option, return is down the dunes back to Sand Hollow State Park.

Trail Details

Double Sammy will begin at Sand Hollow State Park and make its way up some deep sand dunes until it turns left into the nearby rocky sandstone. The first obstacle consists of a vertical wall and a consecutive series of steps which are by passable. The trail will meander its way through the sandstone cliffs with a beautiful and picturesque view of Sand Hollow Reservoir. There is an abundance of descents and accents. Midway through the trail, there is an optional obstacle called the Traverse as well as a pretty impressive and tricky 70-foot obstacle called The Chute that is also by-passable. Rigs should have front and rear lockers, 35″ tires, and a winch. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Double Sammy

Rated 7

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Difficult 7 $50.00
The Maze more

::: The Maze :::

The Maze has quickly become known as one of St. George’s ‘must do’ trails for those who enjoy a more technical and hard-core challenge. If you aren’t bothered by steep ascents and descents, extremely off-camber situations, and exposure to 1,200-foot cliff edges, then this trail is for you!

The obstacles come one after another with consistent difficulty.  As you approach the first obstacle (The Drop), you may glance down to your right and between two rocks to notice that you are within a few feet of a cliff that is 1,000 feet above the valley below.  This is a trail to delight those who can appreciate adrenaline at 1 mile an hour.  

Scenery

For short distances between obstacles, drivers can pause to see fantastic views of Warner Valley almost straight down from the trails edge.  In the distance you can see the Arizona Strip.  The Strip is the approximately 50-mile strip of land between the Utah/Arizona border and the Grand Canyon.  There are several mountain peaks in the Strip.

Surface

For Trail Hero, the Maze is accessed from Sand Hollow State Park, going through the tunnel to access Hurricane Sand Dunes.  After driving up near the top of the Dunes, there is a short descent to the trail poised on a cliff above Warner Valley.  The majority of the trail is slickrock, with some sandy and rocky areas between the slickrock obstacles. The return trip is down the dunes to Sand Hollow State Park 

Trail Details

The first obstacle, known as ‘The Drop’, is just the beginning of an unrelenting series of white-knuckling and adrenaline pumping challenges, the hardest of which is the climb of an intimidating double-fall, perched above a towering 1,200-foot drop at You Gotta Be Nuts. And if that is not enough for you, there is the opportunity to attempt ‘The Soup Bowl’ near the end.

The Maze can be accessed from either Washington Dam staging area via West Rim Scenic route or alternatively from Sand Hollow Reservoir through the sand dunes. Rigs should be equipped with two lockers and a minimum of 33-inch tires as well as a winch. Short wheel-base rigs are not recommended for this trail. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdown.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: The Maze 
Rated: 8

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Difficult 8 $50.00
16 slots available
SXS The Ledges more

::: The Ledges :::

The Ledges trail is new to Trail Hero in 2020 and is located at the far south edge of the Hurricane Sand Dunes. You'll travel across the dunes that have made Sand Hollow so famous.  Once you reach the trail, you start right off with a steep climb and very narrow traverse accross the "Toilet Bowl".  Then, you get to climb a max steep hill, then drop down to a max steep drop and a max off-camber turn with an imposing rock on the right.  From there, the trail delivers continuous challenges and incredible scenery.  After the trail, you can drive down the dunes and enjoy the views of Sand Hollow Reservoir with Zion Park in the background.

Scenery

The Ledges takes you far out past the sand dunes of Sand Mountain.  It is a very scenic drive through the sand dunes or across the top of West Rim and down to the edge of the dunes.  The Ledges meanders its way through a few challenging cliffs and washes, then follows the edge of Sand Mountain with big views of the Arizona Strip and Warner Valley below. 

Surface

Sand dunes to the entrance, then slickrock with ledges, cracks, steep walls, and off-camber shelf roads.  Return is via the sand dunes.

Trail Details

After the Toilet Bowl, is a series of rock climbs and descents that lead drivers to the first off camber ledge traverse. For SXS this is no big deal, except the cliff is on the driver's side and all the driver can see is the sand bottom about 35 foot down to the bottom. from there, riders run along several fun obstacles on the south west rim of Sand Hollow. near the end of the road or bluff, the riders will transition to the next bluff up in vertical elevation. From there it is a tough and fun ride back to the dunes hitting some very cool routes along the way.

The Ledges

Date: Wednesday, October 7th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, you WILL be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: The Ledges
Rated: 8

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 SXS Rock 8 $50.00
25 slots available
Broken Chain more

::: Broken Chain :::

This trail is rated an 12 and is the HARDEST Trail offered during Trail Hero. Be prepared, this trail is tough, even for the good drivers, and will take all day with a sold out group.

This trail crosses Chain Reaction and directs drivers straight to full buggy territory.  Very skilled drivers in heavily fortified buggies have succeeded. With this being a NEW and difficult trail, we suggest that this is among the same type of difficulty as Arrowhead, but not as difficult as DeKleined. There are side obstacles that can make it more difficult than all over trails though... if you wanted to push it.  Many rigs have had big fails here.  This trail begins and ends at the bottom of the rock formations just to the south of Sand Hollow State Park.   

Scenery

Pause to take in views of Sand Hollow Reservoir immediately to the south with Zion Park in the distance.  The usually snow-capped Pine Valley Mountains are to the west, and Hurricane Cliffs are to the east. 

Surface

Slickrock canyons, wedges, and ledges.  Some sand hills.

Trail Details

Broken Chain begins in a sandy wash by Sand Hollow Reservoir and detours to the right out of Chain Reaction near the end of lower Chain. The first obstacle is a series of very difficult and tight obstacles that doesn't have any room between them for a break. Once cleared through the first 100 feet, you scale a huge crack and must navigate left across the crack and into another chute. The top of the chute is a good break area with flat parking that spectators can easily access. From there you drive to the hot tubs which is a series of basins formed by wind and water. This is where most rolls and breaks occur. Every bit of this trail is technical and fun. Stick the line and you're a hero, miss it... Well, you'll find out ;)

Date: Wednesday, October 7th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Staging Location:  Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Broken Chain
Rated: 12

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Buggy 10 $50.00
12 slots available
SXS Double Sammy more

::: Double Sammy :::

Non-stop rapid fire challenges with some extra-hard options, Double Sammy packs about as many difficult challenges as possible into a relatively short distance.  It also has fantastic scenery.  The views from the trail are beautiful, but the drivers are honed in on the trail 10 feet ahead of them anytime they are in motion.  Lots of off camber and max steep climbs and descents.  

Scenery

Fantastic views of Sand Hollow Reservoir just to the north, with Zion Park in the distance.  Hurricane Cliffs to the east, and Pine Valley Mountains to the West.

Surface

Sand Dunes up to the start of the slickrock (sandstone) cracks and ledges.  After a 70-foot max steep chute option, return is down the dunes back to Sand Hollow State Park.

Trail Details

Double Sammy will begin at Sand Hollow State Park and make its way up some deep sand dunes until it turns left into the nearby rocky sandstone. The first obstacle consists of a vertical wall and a consecutive series of steps which are by passable. The trail will meander its way through the sandstone cliffs with a beautiful and picturesque view of Sand Hollow Reservoir. There is an abundance of descents and accents. Midway through the trail, there is an optional obstacle called the Traverse as well as a pretty impressive and tricky 70-foot obstacle called The Chute that is also by-passable. SXS or UTV's should have front and rear lockers, and be prepared for rock crawling on difficult terrain. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Double Sammy

Rated 7

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 SXS Rock 7 $50.00
26 slots available
Toquerville Falls Day Run more

::: Toquerville Falls Day :::

This easy SUV trail goes to an awesome set of waterfalls on La Verkin Creek.  In the winter the falls vary in depth, but you can usually pull out and get a snapshot of your vehicle fording the creek above the falls.  There are a few bonus stops along the way back. One stop is to the Toquerville Towers, perched on a steep mountaintop above I-15 and the small town of Toquerville.  The next stop will be at the Babylon Mill.  This is an abandoned mill located on the banks of the Virgin River just north of La Verkin. The last stops are at historic silver mines and graveyard in the Silver Reef area.

Scenery

The road from Toquerville to the falls is very scenic, with great views to Kolob Canyon area to the north.  Toquerville Falls are a set of horseshoe shaped falls that drop into a nice grotto.  From Toquerville Towers there are panoramic views of parts of Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains, Leeds, Silver Reef, Sand Mountain, and Hurricane Cliffs.  The Babylon Mill is in a pretty spot along the Virgin River.  Watch for Desert Tortoise along the way to the Mill, as this is in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve.  The mines at Silver Reef are at the base of beautiful red rock cliffs with Pine Valley Mountains towering above them.

Surface

Most of the roads are paved.  There are several miles of bumpy dirt road, and a steep rocky climb up to the towers.  The road down to Toquerville Falls may have erosion, but is usually passable by stock SUV's.  The road to Babylon is graded sand.

Trail Details

The access road down to Toquerville Falls may have some washouts, but there are bypasses to them.  The road to the towers is steep and rocky, but it is maintained.  There may be soft sand on the road to Babylon Mills.  This trail is passable by stock SUV vehicles with lowered tire pressures

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10AM
Location: Davis Grocery, 495 N State St, La Verkin, Utah
Trail: Toquerville Falls Day Trip

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Mild 2 $50.00
23 slots available
Special Needs Access - Mountain Tour more

::: Special Needs Access - Mountain Tour :::

Scenery

The scenery is spectacular from almost every part of this run.  To the south, there are slickrock canyons with hoodoos and many rock formations.  Sand Hollow Reservoir lies just to the north, with Zion Park in the background.  The lower Hurricane Sand Dunes are just to the east, with Hurricane Cliffs in the background. 

Surface

Most of the trail is on the slickrock, with some parts crossing sandy canyon bottoms.  The access and return routes is on bumpy sand trail.  The route from the top of the slickrock is via the Hurricane Sand Dunes, mostly downhill with a few dune climbs.

Trail Details

Trail Hero Guides and fellow Special Needs Drivers will take our riders and participants on a tour of the mountain which will be highlighted by key locations that usually only the Locals know of. Stops will be for stories and photo opportunities at the Toll Booths, The Hobbit House, The Squeeze, The Top of the World, Freedom Rock, Flintstone House, Kissing Turtles, The Drill Grounds, The Chute, and back to civilization on about a 4 hour tour that includes breakfast and Lunch. Participants can expect to be back in toen at Lonny boys around 2:30-3pm.

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 9 AM Staging/Breakfast, Departure at 10 AM
Staging Location: Lonny Boys BBQ - 980 State St, Hurricane, UT 84737
Trail: Special Needs Access - Mountain Tour 

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Moderate 4 $0.00
33 slots available
Resurrection more

::: Resurrection :::

This extremely fun trail features a series of small slicklock waterfalls with plenty of challenges.  You'll find cattle bones, caves, and a tombstone that shows this trail is rich in history, even though it is new to the mountain. The trail has three sections. and all three sections has been completed by a Jeep with no lockers and 35" tires. We recommend that you have at least one locker.

The first section is a sandy wash that leads to several small ledges and climbs that make the trail pretty fun as you climb your way in elevation. About half way in the first section is Skully's Pinch, an obstacle that requires drivers to stay as far left as possible because the Pinch comes from a rock that sticks out, wanting to lay claim to your rear fender panel. Out of the 40 vehicles we have taken through this trail, easy spotting has allowed 100% safe passage without body damage. There are several spots that you can increase your level of difficulty but the original trail guides vehicles around those spots.

The second section comes after you get out of the Canyon and over to Jacob's Draw. It has a series of roughly 6-8 obstacles that are pretty fun as you climb even higher in elevation. All obstacles are kept in mind for vehicles with only 1 locker, even though we have driven it many times without any lockers.

The third section takes you accross the dunes to a bluff on Sand Mountain which is situated between two dunes. This bluff contains a tombstone for whom we will never know. Additionally, the bluff has a cave that has been cut into it, fun for the kids to explore. The cave goes about 25 feet horizontally into the bluff. It is a dead end and doesn't contain any other cavities. 

Scenery

Nice high desert scenery, with some views of Sand Hollow Reservoir and Zion Park.

Surface

Sandy Roads for the first part, then steep slickrock waterfalls, then rocky gulches with steep waterfalls and ledges.

Trail Details

There are a couple of 7- and 8-rated optional obstacles on this trail.  Body and drivetrain damage is likely for these harder obstacles.  We suggest each vehicle come prepared with at least 1 locker and 35" tires although the trail can be completed with 33" tires. 

Date: Wednesday, October 7th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow - Beach
Trail: Resurrection

Rated: 5

Wed Oct. 7th 2020 Moderate 5 $50.00
15 slots available
DeKleined more

::: DeKleined :::

The name comes from a noted buggy driver who, when he was introduced to this new trail, was declined on his first attempt.  Apparently, this is not usual, as he has lead trips on some of the most hardcore trails the southwest has to offer.  So, to poke a little fun at him, we named the trail after him... kinda!  Needless to say, this is the most difficult of the difficult.  Come prepared to be "DeKleined" by this trail.

KrawlZone TV's Quick Clip of the DeKleined Trail
https://youtu.be/pv5pzJwRClQ

Scenery

DeKleined is on the east hills above Sand Hollow Reservoir.  Great views of the reservoir and the red sand surrounding it.  To the southwest there are views of the many rock formations that hold most of the buggy trails run by Sand Hollow.  Behind the reservoir, you see the snow-packed peaks of Kolob and Pine Valley mountains.

Surface

Two-track sandy road from the Sand Hollow State Park to the trailhead.  Trail is mostly slickrock, with some sandy areas.  Return from the trail is via the same two-track. 

Trail Details

DeKleined has many of the most difficult climbs and off camber in not only our area, but anywhere!  Be prepared for tip-overs and breakage.  

Date: Thursday, October 8th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: DeKleined
Rated: 10

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Buggy 10 $50.00
14 slots available
Arrowhead more

::: Arrowhead :::

This is buggy territory!  The trail earns its rating with climbs up to the top of deep slot canyons with tires spanning both walls.  One slip here, and you will find yourself wedged with the cage on one wall and the tires against the other.  After a short drive on the sandy road along the Sand Hollow State Park, the wash to the south takes you up to bottom of the canyon, where the fun begins. The trail really doesn't go up the bottom of the canyon that much, it goes OVER the bottom of the canyon as you climb up above on the sidewalls.    

Scenery

Beautiful views of Sand Hollow, Zion Park, Hurricane Cliffs, and Pine Valley Mountains.  Lots of incredible scenery within inches of your buggy!

Surface

Sandstone (slickrock) slot canyons and waterfalls.  Huge ledges and some sandy sections.  Lots of max off-camber slickrock.  

Trail Details

Steep and deep slot canyons with varying widths and very difficult transitions.

Date: Thursday, October 8th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Arrowhead Canyon

Rated 10

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Buggy 10 $50.00
15 slots available
Double Sammy more

::: Double Sammy :::

Non-stop rapid fire challenges with some extra-hard options, Double Sammy packs about as many difficult challenges as possible into a relatively short distance.  It also has fantastic scenery.  The views from the trail are beautiful, but the drivers are honed in on the trail 10 feet ahead of them anytime they are in motion.  Lots of off camber and max steep climbs and descents.  

Scenery

Fantastic views of Sand Hollow Reservoir just to the north, with Zion Park in the distance.  Hurricane Cliffs to the east, and Pine Valley Mountains to the West.

Surface

Sand Dunes up to the start of the slickrock (sandstone) cracks and ledges.  After a 70-foot max steep chute option, return is down the dunes back to Sand Hollow State Park.

Trail Details

Double Sammy will begin at Sand Hollow State Park and make its way up some deep sand dunes until it turns left into the nearby rocky sandstone. The first obstacle consists of a vertical wall and a consecutive series of steps which are by passable. The trail will meander its way through the sandstone cliffs with a beautiful and picturesque view of Sand Hollow Reservoir. There is an abundance of descents and accents. Midway through the trail, there is an optional obstacle called the Traverse as well as a pretty impressive and tricky 70-foot obstacle called The Chute that is also by-passable. Rigs should have front and rear lockers, 35″ tires, and a winch. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Thursday, October 8th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Double Sammy

Rated 7

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Difficult 7 $50.00
The Maze more

::: The Maze :::

The Maze has quickly become known as one of St. George’s ‘must do’ trails for those who enjoy a more technical and hard-core challenge. If you aren’t bothered by steep ascents and descents, extremely off-camber situations, and exposure to 1,200-foot cliff edges, then this trail is for you!

The obstacles come one after another with consistent difficulty.  As you approach the first obstacle (The Drop), you may glance down to your right and between two rocks to notice that you are within a few feet of a cliff that is 1,000 feet above the valley below.  This is a trail to delight those who can appreciate adrenaline at 1 mile an hour.  

Scenery

For short distances between obstacles, drivers can pause to see fantastic views of Warner Valley almost straight down from the trails edge.  In the distance you can see the Arizona Strip.  The Strip is the approximately 50-mile strip of land between the Utah/Arizona border and the Grand Canyon.  There are several mountain peaks in the Strip.

Surface

For Trail Hero, the Maze is accessed from Sand Hollow State Park, going through the tunnel to access Hurricane Sand Dunes.  After driving up near the top of the Dunes, there is a short descent to the trail poised on a cliff above Warner Valley.  The majority of the trail is slickrock, with some sandy and rocky areas between the slickrock obstacles. The return trip is down the dunes to Sand Hollow State Park 

Trail Details

The first obstacle, known as ‘The Drop’, is just the beginning of an unrelenting series of white-knuckling and adrenaline pumping challenges, the hardest of which is the climb of an intimidating double-fall, perched above a towering 1,200-foot drop at You Gotta Be Nuts. And if that is not enough for you, there is the opportunity to attempt ‘The Soup Bowl’ near the end.

The Maze can be accessed from either Washington Dam staging area via West Rim Scenic route or alternatively from Sand Hollow Reservoir through the sand dunes. Rigs should be equipped with two lockers and a minimum of 33-inch tires as well as a winch. Short wheel-base rigs are not recommended for this trail. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdown.

Date: Thursday, October 8th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: The Maze 
Rated: 8

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Difficult 8 $50.00
1 slot available
Front Range more

::: Front Range :::

Front Range is a newer trail out at Sand Hollow that is about 4 years old. Once you crest to the top, you can view Sand Hollow Reservoir and the beautiful cliffs of Zion National Park in the far distance. 

Drivers will navigate a loose sand wash as they get to the trail head.  Once you enter the trail, the first obstacle is called The Pinch. As the name implies, there is a wedge that will pinch your vehicle and drivers must get the passenger front tire to the top of the wedge of the right or the vehicle will fall in. Make sure all hands, feet and head are in the vehicle while trying this obstacle because if it falls in the wedge, the vehicle moves in a sudden moment without warning. The Pinch has an obstacle to the left if need be. From the first obstacle there are a series of cracks and wedges that drivers must navigate in order to finish the trail. Lunch is usually held at The Dumper, which is were several vehicles have dumped over onto their side. It contains a series of 3 cracks all at various heights, and an off camber entry to the obstacle. After that is Axle Alley which has claimed several short wheelbase lighter duty axles. From there drivers head over to Lookout Rock which is the highest point of the trail and the last obstacle. Lookout Rock is a very Narrow path to the top with a 40-foot drop on the passenger side of the vehicle. Keep your line to the drivers side as much as possible to avoid severe damage.  

This popular trail tends to fill up fast due to it being one of the newer trails on the mountain. 

Scenery

Incredible 360-degree vistas of Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains, Warner Valley, the Arizona Strip, Hurricane Cliffs, and Hurricane Sand dunes.

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and two-track rocky roads.

Trail Details

Other obstacles are "Flex-it", which forces vehicles into extreme articulation. Diamond Cut which is a 6 foot ledge climb that drops you into a 60 foot long crack with an off camber 8 foot climb at the end. The climb contains a very jagged rock known for peeling body panels off of vehicles that don't pay attention. 

Diamond Cut comes into play after The Dumper. From there is Axle Alley and then the obstacle called Rise Above where drivers will make an off camber climb that forces the passenger side into a huge boulder. Once on top of that, you navigate across several large cracks to Lookout Rock.

Front Range

Date: Thursday, October 8th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Front Range
Rated: 8

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Difficult 8 $50.00
23 slots available
SXS Dinosaur Tracks more

::: Dinosaur Tracks :::

The Warner Valley Dinosaur Tracks are some of the most impressive in the area! There are at least three different types of dinosaur tracks evident in the rock strata. According to the archeologists who have studied the area, there are over 400 fossilized tracks! Not only is this a fun and easy trip with a easy and short hike with great historical value, but the area is shockingly beautiful! On your drive you will pass flaming red mountains and colorful clay filled rolling hills. The tracks are just a short walk from the parking lot! The trail heads up a small rise and then drops into a dry wash. The dry wash leads down to the dino tracks! Go walk with the Dinosaurs!

Scenery

Starting at the base of Hurricane Cliffs, the views on this trail just keep getting better!  There are great views of Warner Valley in the foreground and the Arizona Strip in the background along the East Rim.  As you reach the West Rim, there are also views of St. George city and the Red Cliffs area, with the Pine Valley Mountains west of the trail. 

Surface

Two-track road with some ledges, up to 12".  Sand dunes crossing with some uphill sand requiring momentum and wheel speed. 

Trail Details

Dinosaur Tracks (Trail Hero Style) is a about 15 miles out and back trail located near Hurricane, Utah that offers scenic views and is a great drive for stock four-wheel drive rigs. The trail is primarily used for camping and is accessible year-round.

Date: Thursday, October 8th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9AM
Location: Sand Hollow - Beach
Trail: Dinosaur Tracks
Rated: 3

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 SXS Easy 3 $50.00
29 slots available
Plan B...FG more

::: Plan B...FG :::

Plan B is located at the far south edge of the Hurricane Sand Dunes and BFGoodrich is doing a full Plan B Takeover! Don't worry if you run other tires, come enjoy the fun on one of the most popular trails in all of Southern Utah.  Ride along with the top drivers and biggest names under the BFGoodrich stable as they show you the lines and the ropes on a trail that truly makes Trail Hero an amazingly fun Trail Ride event. The trip from the Hurricane Water Tanks is bumpy until you reach the upper dunes, and then you get to try out your dunes capability.  Once you reach the trail, you start right off with an off-camber ditch that leans you close to a rock ledge on your right.  Then, you get to climb a max steep hill, then drop down to a max steep drop and a max off-camber turn with an imposing rock on the right.  From there, the trail delivers continuous challenges and incredible scenery.  After the trail, you can drive down the dunes and enjoy the views of Sand Hollow Reservoir with Zion Park in the background.

Scenery

Plan B takes you far out past the sand dunes of Sand Mountain.  It is a very scenic drive through the sand dunes or across the top of West Rim and down to the edge of the dunes.  Plan B meanders its way through a few challenging hills and washes, then follows the edge of Sand Mountain with big views of the Arizona Strip and Warner Valley below. 

Surface

Sand dunes to the entrance, then slickrock with ledges, cracks, steep walls, and off-camber shelf roads.  Return is via the sand dunes.

Trail Details

After the trip up the dunes to the entry, the steep climb and drop-in sometimes catch drivers off guard.  There are two off-camber turns that most drivers find unnerving.  The "Tilt a Whirl" is an off-camber narrow shelf that is poised above a thirty-foot drop-off.  There are some optional obstacles to give the trail a little more of a punch. A highlight of this scenic but challenging drive is the arch found along the cliff-side.  This is the perfect spot for lunch before turning back.  And of course, we have to find some more obstacles on our way. Rigs should have a lift and a minimum of 31" tires and a rear locker would be a plus.  If you choose to do some of the optional obstacles, then 33" tires would be best, with both front and rear lockers.  

Plan BFG

Date: Thursday, October 8th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, you WILL be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Plan BFG
Rated: 6

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Moderate 6 $50.00
17 slots available
The Falls Sunset Run more

::: Toquerville Falls Sunset Run :::

This easy SUV trail goes to an awesome set of waterfalls on La Verkin Creek.  In the winter the falls vary in depth, but you can usually pull out and get a snapshot of your vehicle fording the creek above the falls.  There are a few bonus stops along the way back. One stop is to the Toquerville Towers, perched on a steep mountaintop above I-15 and the small town of Toquerville.  The next stop will be at the Babylon Mill.  This is an abandoned mill located on the banks of the Virgin River just north of La Verkin. The last stops are at historic silver mines and graveyard in the Silver Reef area.

Scenery

The road from Toquerville to the falls is very scenic, with great views to Kolob Canyon area to the north.  Toquerville Falls are a set of horseshoe shaped falls that drop into a nice grotto.  From Toquerville Towers there are panoramic views of parts of  Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains, Leeds, Silver Reef, Sand Mountain, and Hurricane Cliffs.  The Babylon Mill is in a pretty spot along the Virgin River.  Watch for Desert Tortoise along the way to the Mill, as this is in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve.  The mines at Silver Reef are at the base of beautiful red rock cliffs with Pine Valley Mountains towering above them.

Surface

Most of the roads are paved.  There are several miles of bumpy dirt road, and a steep rocky climb up to the towers.  The road down to Toquerville Falls may have erosion, but is usually passable by stock SUV's.  The road to Babylon is graded sand.

Trail Details

The access road down to Toquerville Falls may have some washouts, but there are bypasses to them.  The road to the towers is steep and rocky, but it is maintained.  There may be soft sand on the road to Babylon Mills.  This trail is passable by stock SUV vehicles with lowered tire pressures.

This trail will be travelled at night. The Trail Leaves at 3:30pm and starts the return back to town after sunset. If you plan on running other trails, please take this into consideration. You may leave earlier to make other trails. Bring Provisions for Food and Drinks. No Alcohol Allowed.

Toquerville Falls Sunset Run

Date: Thursday, October 8th 
Time: 3 PM Staging, Departure at 3:30PM
Location: Davis Grocery - 495 N State St, La Verkin, UT 84745
Trail: Toquerville Falls Sunset Run
Rated: 2

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Mild 2 $50.00
30 slots available
Babylon more

::: Babylon :::

Babylon was a town associated with the Stormont Mill along the Virgin River, six miles southeast of Silver Reef and twelve miles northeast of St. George. It was established in 1877 by a group of mill workers and their families. Its name came from the Babylon of Biblical times, and was probably chosen to distinguish themselves from their Mormon neighbors. About twenty families, totaling between forty and fifty people, lived in town. There were no businesses; the town's residents rode to Leeds and Silver Reef for their essentials.
 
Not much else is known about the town's history, probably because it wasn't a particularly important place. Newspapers of the day occasionally wrote about the town, though; in an article published by The Salt Lake Tribune on August 3, 1879, it was reported that "A miner's cabin at Babylon was destroyed by fire on Sunday last." An article published in The Silver Reef Miner told the sad tale of a Babylon man who committed suicide.
 
The town of Babylon relied completely on the Stormont Mill, just as the town of Silver Reef relied completely on the mining industry. When the Stormont Mining Company announced that they were closing their mill in 1887, this spelled the beginning of the end for Babylon. No records of the town exist past 1887, but it's possible that the town was still occupied in the 1890s because the Stormont Mill was being worked by lessees at that time.
 
For nearly a century, the town of Babylon lay abandoned. Then in the 1980s, John Vought, an official in the U.S. State Department, purchased the town property and began making plans for the construction of his retirement home. St. George architect Mary Ann Kozlowski helped design the house, and John spent $250,000 on the initial phases of construction on what he called the "Babylon House". Unfortunately, these plans weren't successful, as the unfinished house caught fire and was completely destroyed. John abandoned the project and Babylon has been empty ever since.
 
Today, only a few relics remain of the old town of Babylon. An empty home and a pile of rubble where a house once stood sit near the road to Babylon, which starts just north of Leeds. At the Virgin River, the foundations of the Babylon House, as well as the walls of the Stormont Mill's office, can be seen. These remnants barely begin to tell the tale of the hard-working small town of Babylon.

Scenery

Very scenic route along the Virgin River.  Lots of history to see and experience. 

Surface

The trail there is sandy road with some rocky sections.  Careful driving skills will allow those with stock 4x4 vehicles to go on this adventure.

Trail Details

Some areas that may require careful wheel placement.  Help will be available.

Trail: Babylon
Date: Thursday, October 8th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: Maverik, 460 N State St, La Verkin, UT 84745
Rated: 4

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 Moderate 4 $50.00
26 slots available
SXS The Maze more

::: The Maze :::

The Maze has quickly become known as one of St. George’s ‘must do’ trails for those who enjoy a more technical and hard-core challenge. If you aren’t bothered by steep ascents and descents, extremely off-camber situations, and exposure to 1,200-foot cliff edges, then this trail is for you!

The obstacles come one after another with consistent difficulty.  As you approach the first obstacle (The Drop), you may glance down to your right and between two rocks to notice that you are within a few feet of a cliff that is 1,000 feet above the valley below.  This is a trail to delight those who can appreciate adrenaline at 1 mile an hour.  

Scenery

For short distances between obstacles, drivers can pause to see fantastic views of Warner Valley almost straight down from the trails edge.  In the distance you can see the Arizona Strip.  The Strip is the approximately 50-mile strip of land between the Utah/Arizona border and the Grand Canyon.  There are several mountain peaks in the Strip.

Surface

For Trail Hero, the Maze is accessed from Sand Hollow State Park, going through the tunnel to access Hurricane Sand Dunes.  After driving up near the top of the Dunes, there is a short descent to the trail poised on a cliff above Warner Valley.  The majority of the trail is slickrock, with some sandy and rocky areas between the slickrock obstacles. The return trip is down the dunes to Sand Hollow State Park 

Trail Details

The first obstacle, known as ‘The Drop’, is just the beginning of an unrelenting series of white-knuckling and adrenaline pumping challenges, the hardest of which is the climb of an intimidating double-fall, perched above a towering 1,200-foot drop at You Gotta Be Nuts. And if that is not enough for you, there is the opportunity to attempt ‘The Soup Bowl’ near the end.

The Maze can be accessed from either Washington Dam staging area via West Rim Scenic route or alternatively from Sand Hollow Reservoir through the sand dunes.  Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdown.

Date: Thursday, October 8th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Beach (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: The Maze 
Rated: 8

Thurs Oct. 8th 2020 SXS Rock 8 $50.00
25 slots available

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