Explore the most popular nature trips trails near Washington with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

hiking
2 months ago

The trailhead was hard to find because a new neighborhood is being developed and we had to drive through a construction site to reach it. The hike was interesting and different. Definitely don’t regret hiking it once. One thing I didn’t like about the hike is that it didn’t lead to a final destination of a scenic area. It simply led to a dirt road.

2 months ago

Elevation gain. Benches along the trail and pet waste stations. Pleasant walk.

hiking
8 months ago

Actually we hiked up to Elephant Arch starting at the Mill Creek TH and then following Bone Wash. The trail started out a double track that goes to a Washington City well. After that it follows a sandy wash bottom. Well marked trail to an interesting Arch that really does look like an elephant. Easy hike but sandy most of the way.

hiking
8 months ago

Great view of the different geologic formations in Color Country.

trail running
10 months ago

Appropriately named; plenty of deep, bright red sand to enjoy! I've only completed this trail from east to west; using the Grapevine Trail to connect in and then the Millcreek Trail to exit back out for a total of 6 miles.
Beautiful lookout once on top of the hill; a nice 360 view. The west end of the trail is hard to follow mostly because sand can't be hardpacked and well-worn so its easy to loose among the sagebrush. I've lost trail several times, even after knowing my way down. The key is to look for the next white trail marker sticking up and make your way to it.

An excellent place to see unique wildflowers in the spring!!

trail running
10 months ago

A secluded desert trail with stunning cliffs all around; red and white banded sandstone to the north and steep lava slopes to the west. Park at the north end of Green Springs Dr along the roadway and head north over the stepover gate. After about .5 mile after passing the Icehouse Mesa fork, take the unsigned trail that leads to the left. You'll know you're on the correct trail because it heads toward the space between a lava mesa to your right and a lava cliff to your left. After running over the saddle the terrain levels out and the cheat grass covers much of the trail; watch closely to follow its switchbacking. It finally connects back in with the Washington Hollow Trail to bring you back to your car.

hiking
Friday, August 18, 2017

Good and easy hike. The start Point on the map means parking on the side of an Interstate. If that's your thing then go for it. Although a longer hike, the trailhead where I started has a parking lot and easy access to the Trail. You will likely see bikers and perhaps horses along the way. Mostly solid footing, with some sandy areas. No shade. Started at sunrise and enjoyed the views.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

beautiful walk. saw lots of wildlife. great views!

trail running
Saturday, January 28, 2017

Easy access from coral canyon. Most of trail is paved and flat. Some elevation gain as you go up to water tower.

Monday, June 27, 2016

cool!

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3 months ago

on Mill Creek Trail

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5 months ago

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Saturday, April 01, 2017

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

walking
Sunday, November 06, 2016

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

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