Last Updated: January 2, 2018, 7:29 pm

Locals Only: Explore Warner Valley to find dinosaur tracks, fort


    Video by Spencer Ricks

    Directions to Warner Valley from Dixie State University (15 minutes): 

    -Head east on E 100 S from DSU.

    -Turn right onto River Road. Follow this road for 1.5 miles.

    -Turn left onto 1450 S Street Follow this road for 1.9 miles.

    -Turn right onto S 3000 E and follow it for 0.2 miles.

    -Turn left onto E 1580 S. Follow this road for 1.2 miles.

    -Turn right onto S Washington Fields Road. Follow this road for 1.7 miles.

    -Turn left onto E Warner Valley Road. This is a dirt road, but most two-wheel cars will be able to drive on it.

    To Fort Pearce and pioneer graffiti/ petroglyphs  

    -Follow E Warner Valley Road for 5.6 miles. 

    -After a sign that reads “Fort Pearce,” turn right. 

    -Park in the parking lot and climb the hill to the fort.

    -Follow the trail that starts perpendicular to the parking lot for 50 yards to the cliffs where you can see the pioneer graffiti and petroglyphs.

    To dinosaur tracks

    -Follow E Warner Valley Road for 2.5 miles past Fort Pearce. 

    -After a sign that reads “Dinosaur tracks,” turn left. 

    -Park in the parking lot and follow the trail down the hill to the dinosaur tracks.

    Locals Only is a series by the Dixie Sun News exploring unique places around DSU.

    Ep. 1: Nudie Pools
    Ep. 2: Little Black Mountain
    Ep. 3: Snow Canyon Caves