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H.Q. Trail

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Length

2.2 Miles 3.6 Kilometers

85%

Runnable

Elevation

784' 239 m

Ascent

-6' -2 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

2,127' 648 m

High

1,349' 411 m

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A main access trail into the backcountry of the South Mountains.

Brandon Thrower

Overview

Features: Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife

Description

This trail starts at the Jacob Fork Parking Area, the main access point to the trails of South Mountains State Park. The trail then follows Shinny Creek to the campsites before starting to climb more steeply up to the ridge and intersecting the Upper Falls Trail. There is a good view near the top of the trail. The trail is shared with hikers, runners, mountain bikers, and horses, so use caution and yield the right of way appropriately.

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#464

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#11,997

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