“An easy trail for beginners and a good warm up when connected to other trails.”
— David Finney
Heavily used by hikers, dog walkers, runners, equestrians, and moutain bikers. Any of the washes could be VERY fast flowing during the rainy season. During the summer, it can be very hot - bring water. Prepare to be exposed to the sun as well.
This trail has several trailheads and possible choices. During the rainy season, any of the washes could be flowing VERY fast and wildlife is frequently seen in the area (coyote, javalina, bobcat, deer). This trail is heavily used by hikers, dog walkers and mountain bikers. This is an easy trail for kids to begin riding on.
Starting from the east:
BST and HWY 92 trailhead - from here, the trail heads south and crosses a culvert (a bridge is planned). Across the culvert,head south. This trail wends around, with some rocky points and minimal elevation gain. This trail can be a loop, or can go straight to the St. Andrews Drive trailhead.
St. Andrews trailhead - from here, you can head east (see above), or west. If you head west, cross the road and enter a drainage culvert for about 50 meters, the head west along the trail. There are a couple short steep sections. This trail goes to the next trailhead on Cherokee.
Cherokee trailhead - you can head east (see above) or west. If you head west, cross the street and find the steep beginning to the trail. This trail has a some short ups and downs and several twists. The slopes are generally gentle, there are a couple rocky and sandy points. There is a short trail to the south that leads to the Kachina Trailhead. The western most part of this trail connects to a trail that will lead to Brown Canyon.