Upper Graveyard Trail

Upper Graveyard Trail is a very short and enjoyable trail in Santa Clara, UT. This trail liesto the west of the Santa Clara Cemetery. To get to this trail, turn into the road that is on the opposite side of the Swiss Fort monument in Santa Clara. Upper Graveyard Trail begins near the Tukupetsi Trailhead.

Trail Information:

Trail Designations: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding

Distance: 0.5 miles

Time: 14 minutes

Difficulty Level: Easy

Views: There is a great view of Ivins Red Mountain, and the surrounding mountains near Santa Clara, UT.

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Black Brush Trail

This a really fun, challenging trail that is popular amongst mountain bikers. This is one of those trails that I like to refer to as “balloon trails” where they have a trail that is like a string, and then it loops like the balloon that is attached to the string, and then it comes back and you head back through the string. You get some spectacular views of the valley in the BLM lands. This trail begins right next to the parking lot at the Cove Wash Trail heads and is next to Barrel Roll and Precipice and Sidewinder.

Trail Information:

Trail Designations: Hiking, Horseback Riding.

Distance: 4.3 miles

Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Difficulty Level: Medium

Facilities: There is a parking lot at the beginning of the trail

Views: There is a really nice view of Ivins Red Mountain and of the valley in the BLM lands.

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Tempi’po’op Trail

Tempi’po’op Trail is an exciting trail to walk, or bike. This trail begins at the Anasazi Valley Trailhead. There is a great view of the valley from off the edge of a cliff and petroglyphs (prehistoric rock carvings) from the ancient Anasazi Indians. It is a very enjoyable walk. It is fairly easy, but is still 3 and a half miles long. The wildlife, carvings, and amazing views are definitely part of what make this trail amazing.

 

Trail Information:

Trail Designations: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding.

Distance: 3.6 miles long

Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes

Difficulty Level: Medium

Facilities: There are parking spots and restrooms at the beginning of the trail.

Cool Things: There are the petroglyphs that are incredible to see, and we saw a roadrunner jump off a cliff and glide down to the valley below us.

Views: You get a great view of the back of Ivins Red Mountain, a view from the edge of the cliff to the valley below, there were petroglyphs and a little bit of wildlife.

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Enepitsi Trail

Enepitsi is a stunning trail that runs by the river in Santa Clara UT. This trail begins near the Tukupetsi Trailhead. There are beautiful Cottonwood trees and huge, majestic, rocks. This is a fantastic trail for going outside and connection with nature.

Trail Information:

Trail Designations: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding.

Distance: 1.38

Time: 38 minutes

Difficulty Level: Medium

Views: A fantastic view of the Santa Clara River, it’s gigantic trees, and amazing rock formations.

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Tava’atsi Trail

Tava’atsi is a fun little hike near Santa Clara, UT. It is very short, but it has a nice little 112 ft climb. This trail can be accessed by the Anasazi Valley Trailhead by walking down Tempi’po’op and turning onto the trail. Or it can be accessed by the Tukupetsi Trailhead, again by taking Tempi’po’op trail up to its trailhead.

Trail Information:

Trail Designations: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding.

Distance: .5 miles (one way)

Time: 14 minutes

Difficulty Level: Easy

Views: You get a great view of Ivins Red Mountain and the Santa Clara Heights and Ivins area.

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Lower Graveyard Trail

The Lower Graveyard Trail is a short little hike near beautiful Santa Clara, UT. You get a beautiful view of the spectacular mountain ranges near Ivins, UT and near Snow Canyon National Park. This trail is next to the Tukupetsi Trailhead, and is accessed by taking the Upper Graveyard Trail until you get to the sign that designates the trailhead of Lower Graveyard Trail.

Trail Information:

Trail Designations: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding.

Distance: .92 miles

Time: 26 minutes

Difficulty Level: Easy

Views: You get a great view of Ivins Red Mountain and the Santa Clara Heights and Ivins area.

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Cholla Trail

Cholla is a nice, easy, yet scenic trail off the highway going through Santa Clara, UT. Only a mile long, with a climb of about 35 feet, this is an easy hike for beginners and all those who just want to go stretch their legs out. You can get there by walking up Lower Graveyard Trail, or taking Tempi’po’op Trail.

Trail Information:

Trail Designations: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding.

Distance: 1.00 mile

Duration: 19 minutes

Difficulty Level: Easy

Views:You get a fantastic view of Ivins Red Mountain

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