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Fishhook - Santa Clara River Reserve

Fishhook - Santa Clara River Reserve

Difficulty Level: Easy

Distance: 0.6 miles round trip

TRAIL SUMMARY

Fishhook is the first trail into the Santa Clara River Reserve from the Tukupetsi Trailhead.  The trail starts to the right and winds around to meet with the Upper Graveyard trail.  It is well marked and esay to follow as it takes the shape of a fishhook.  There is some elavation but overall this is an easy trail.  The trail is used as a connecting trail and the entrance into the Santa Clara River Reserve from the Tukupetsi Trailhead.  Trails like Upper Graveyard, Lower Graveyard, Cholla. Een’oog, U’waiv and Tempi’po’op can all be accessed once in the Santa Clara River Reserve.

TRAIL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy

ROUND TRIP LENGTH

0.6 miles round trip

AVERAGE HIKE TIME

GPS COORDINATES

37.135509, -113.672413

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

BLM, Santa Clara River Reserve

DISTANCE FROM ST GEORGE

8 miles (18 minutes driving)

RESTROOM FACILITIES

No Restroom Available

HIKERS ALLOWED

Yes

DOGS ALLOWED

Yes, on 6 ft leash

BIKERS ALLOWED

Yes

EQUESTRIAN ALLOWED

Yes

HIKE TYPE

Out & Back

BEST TIME OF THE YEAR TO HIKE

Great Year Round

BEST TIME OF THE DAY TO HIKE

Any Time

GROUP LIMIT

No Limit

PERMIT INFORMATION

No Permit Required

COST

No Cost

WATER SOURCES AVAILABLE

No Water Sources Available

CAMP SITES

No Camping Available on Trail

TRAIL CONDITIONS

Dirt Single Track

SUN EXPOSURE

Full Sun Exposure

TRAIL MAP

Download Map

LOCAL SERVICES

DIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD

Directions to Trailhead. From St George, head north on Bluff Street for 2.1 miles and turn left onto Sunset Blvd. Continue 4.5 miles through Santa Clara, and as you head up the hill toward Ivins, take the first left. This road will quickly turn to dirt and should lead you down, across a wash and to a large parking area for the trail head. Tukupetsi Trail head is across the street from the parking area.

Fishhook is the first trail in from the trailhead entrance.  Signs indicate the start.

FLORA AND FAUNA

Plants: Typical plant life for Southern Utah lowland hiking.
Animals: Typical animal life for Southern Utah lowland hiking.

TRAIL REPORT

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Spencer McMullin

Spencer McMullin is originally from Connecticut but has deep ties to the Southern Utah area.  His passion for adventure and photography has lead him to HikeStGeorge.

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