From City of St. George travel north on Interstate 15. Take exit 16 to Hurricane City. Turn right on Main Street. Take the first left onto State Route 59. Turn left on Smithsonian Butte National Backcountry Byway for about six miles and take a left until you reach the parking area.
BIKING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY
recommended Trail Users: Mountain Bikers. Single track. 7.4 miles (looped) in length. Difficulty: Beginner/ Intermediate. The trail is a mix of dirt and slick rock that winds though and around a maze of sandstone hills and through juniper and pinion pine forests. The track has a very good flow and provides riders with fantastic vistas of Zion National Park. Along the way riders can choose between Easy/More Difficult areas at three locations, and the entirety of the ride can be taken clockwise and counter clockwise.