This scenic paved trail passes through the tree-lined Sand Hollow Wash in the northwestern area of St. George, near Santa Clara. At just over one mile from end to end, the Sand Hollow Wash Trail is perfect for a quick walk, run, or ride if you don’t have a lot of time available. This trail is wheelchair accessible and is suitable for children and adults of all skill and fitness levels.
Several trailheads and neighborhood access points can be used to access the Sand Hollow Wash Trail. The most commonly used trailhead is the Sand Hollow Aquatic Center at 1144 N 2400 W (Warrior Way/Lava Flow Drive) in St. George. To reach the trailhead from Bluff Street in St. George:
- Drive North on Bluff Street to the junction with Sunset Blvd.
- Turn left (East) onto Sunset Blvd. and continue 2.0 miles to 2400 West.
- Turn right (North) onto 2400 West (Warrior Way/Lava Flow Drive) and continue 0.1 miles to the Sand Hollow Aquatic Center.
For the easiest access, park at the northeast end of the parking lot.
From the northeast end of the parking lot at the Sand Hollow Aquatic Center (SHAC), locate the Sand Hollow Wash Trail at the edge of the parking area. Turn left and begin walking or riding north, following the trail as it travels alongside Warrior Way a short distance before dropping back down into Sand Hollow Wash.
After approximately 0.5 miles, a 4-way junction is encountered. The trail to the west provides access to Warrior Way/Lava Flow Drive, while the trail to the east crosses over the wash on a bridge providing access to Tuweap Drive.
Continue north past the junction for another 0.4 miles to the end of the trail at 1800 North. Return the way you came.
- Clean up after pets.
- Pack out all trash.
This trail guide is provided by Backcountry Post.