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Syllabification: trail·head
Pronunciation: /ˈtrālˌhed

Definition of trailhead in English:


The place where a trail begins: we camped amid the pines at the trailhead
More example sentences
  • You may reach this trail via other routes at Eagle Cliff or start out from your car at an unofficial trailhead that begins in the driveway of generous homeowners.
  • It begins where the mules are tied up on the trailhead, and was originally worn out by bighorn sheep.
  • There are countless trailheads and side trails to visit and enjoy.

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