Hells Revenge 4×4 Trail
Rated a 6 by the Red-Rock Four-Wheelers, the trail is approximately 6.5 miles in length. Due to hazardous terrain, it is recommended only for experienced drivers. The only legal entrance to Hell’s Revenge is at the trail head adjacent to the Entrance Station. The Hell’s Revenge trail crosses private property in two areas. Please respect private property and stay on the trail.
The trail is marked with signs and yellow flame symbols painted on the rock surface. Search & Rescue routes are marked with white dots and are not intended for recreational use. Hell’s Revenge Trail also crosses the Slickrock Bike Trail (marked with painted white “dashes”). The Slickrock Bike Trail is open to motorcycles and mountain bikes only.
There are no open play areas on this trail.
Trailer parking is available at the trailhead.
Hells Revenge 4×4 Trail Mileage Log
Mile 0.0 Trailhead, on left/north, just past Entrance Station. Follow painted yellow flames up steep fin over-looking the Entrance Station. Bottom of fin enters private property. Stay on the trail.
Mile 0.4 Pass through fence, reentering Sand Flats. Turn sharp left here. Overlook at top of the hill.
Mile 0.6 Search and rescue route goes straight. Turn right.
Mile 0.7 Search and rescue route enters from right. Turn left up onto a slickrock dome, following yellow flame symbols.
Mile 0.7-1.0 Series of large slickrock fins and domes descending to Abyss Overlook. Ascend steep dome ahead.
Mile 1.2 Take hard right turn on back side of dome, using markers as a guide. Bear left at the bottom onto sand and then across slickrock.
Mile 1.4 Turn right off slickrock onto sandy road.
Mile 1.5 Road takes a sharp right staying in sand. Straight ahead are knolls possibly with black tire marks. Stay off these illegal routes.
Mile 1.6 Intersection with Slickrock Bike Trail. Use caution, bikes on either side of the trail. Go straight.
Mile 1.9 Search and rescue route enters from left. Stay straight on main trail.
Mile 2.5 Main trail left. Overlook straight ahead (0.6 mile dead-end).
Mile 2.7 Bear right, follow flames.
Mile 3.1 Intersection with bike trail. Use caution. Continue towards “Black Hole,” a large semi-circular cliff wall. Trail goes to the right and around top of this feature.
Mile 3.6 Entering private property. Stay out of large depressions in the rock known as potholes. Potholes are NOT open for travel on private land.
Mile 3.8 Re-entering Sand Flats Recreation Area.
Mile 4.0 Marked pothole, “Mickey’s Hot Tub” is open. All other potholes on the Hell’s Revenge Trail are not. Stay out of these large potholes as they are important to wildlife.
Mile 4.1 Extremely steep descent on a narrow ledge. Use caution and a spotter. Turn right on sandy track at bottom. Search and rescue route enters from left.
Mile 4.5 Route crosses Slickrock Bike Trail; bear right.
Mile 4.8 Bear right at fork to continue on main trail. Tip-Over Challenge is straight ahead just past fork. An easier bypass route is marked just before Tip-Over. This route goes right, up a fin and turns sharply left at the top of the fin. Rejoin the main route just above Tip-Over Challenge and follow signs up the slickrock slope that heads west. Turn left at the top of this hill.
Mile 5.0 From the top of the ridge, marked trail follows along bench, descends a series of rock ledges, a sand hill and then follows along fence line to exit on Sand Flats Road (approximately 1.5 miles).