WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
To hike From 5th Avenue near ISU, take Carter Street east to Memorial Drive. Go south on Memorial Dr for one block, then turn east onto Terry Street (Martin Luther King Jr Way). Turn south on Bartz Drive, which looks like it is the top of the parking lot for the recreation center. Follow Bartz Drive until it splits and take the right-hand turn, up the hill. Park along this street, before you get to Red Hill.