The Hurricane Valley South trail is a great trail for exploring some of beautiful Southern Utah. This ride will take you on cliffside overlooks and through desert valleys. You have the opportunity to check out a couple of landmarks in the area. The first one is Fort Pearce. This fort was built by settlers in the 1800s to protect them from Navajo Native Americans during the Black Hawk war. The second is the Dinosaur Track Site. With just a short walk you are able to walk where the dinosaurs used to roam and see their footprints in the rock. 

The terrain is mostly comprised of dirt and rocky trails. 

This trail provides great opportunities to stop, get out and take in the views. 

You can also find just about every amenity you need in town including gas, lodging and food. 

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Would you like to see the trail in an animated 3D flyover map? If it appears to pause, that is likely a place I stopped for a while. It will continue, just wait a few moments. Link to 3D flyover.

Here is the 360 view at the trailhead. Feel free to tour around a bit inside Google Street Views. We have recorded the trail in 360 and it is now part of Google Street Views so you can take a virtual tour of the trail to see if it is for you. We’ve made it a bit easier to navigate, scroll down and you will see more 360 embedded tours as we encounter intersections, trail markers or interesting places along the trail.

On any image, you can click the ‘X’ in the upper right corner and the view will change to an overview map showing the Google Street View blue lines. You can click anywhere on that blue line and drop down to the 360 ground-level views at that point.

You can move the image 360 degrees, click the arrow to move further down the trail and zoom in and out to take a closer look. Clicking the box in the upper right-hand corner will enlarge to full screen for a better view.

You can find ample parking here in this lot a ways south of Hurricane. There are a few signs indicating which direction to go for specific trails. We head off to the right here. The terrain is mostly dirt with a few rocky areas like this. This section of the trail brings you up on this cliffside with beautiful views. However, be aware that the old road was damaged so it is a bit of a dead end. One of the interesting things to check out on this ride is Fort Pearce. This fort was built by settlers in the 1800s to protect them from Navajo Native Americans during the Black Hawk war. Another thing worth checking out is the Warner Valley Dinosaur Tracks. With just a short walk you're able to see dinosaur footprints in the rocks in this area. We ended the ride on a well maintained road through this beautiful valley.

Here is a picture of one of many dinosaur tracks you’ll find at the Warner Valley Dinosaur Tracks site. 

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