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Utah Hike of the Week: Chuckwalla and Halfway Wash trails

Published April 11, 2012 11:11 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

It seems every spring, Hike of the Week finds a trail in St. George.

And for good reason. The area is more hospitable this time of year than the northern half of Utah, and there are plenty of trails.

The latest hike is the Chuckwalla and Halfway Wash trails in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve. Click on the link for the full details.

Here is the pertinent information:

Chuckwalla and Halfway Wash trails loop

Hiking time » 1½ hours

Round trip miles » 3 miles

Elevation gain » 1,068 feet

Difficulty » Easy

Trail head restrooms » Yes

Dogs allowed » Yes

Bikes allowed » Yes

Fees » No

— Nate Carlisle

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