Definition of trailhead in US English:

trailhead

noun

  • The place where a trail begins.

    ‘we camped amid the pines at the trailhead’
    • ‘There are countless trailheads and side trails to visit and enjoy.’
    • ‘It's about 5 miles (one-way), and a 2,100-foot elevation gain, from the west trailhead.’
    • ‘From the trailhead at Bunny Flat, climbers must trudge about six miles to Shasta's summit, gaining more than 7,000 feet over two days.’
    • ‘It begins where the mules are tied up on the trailhead, and was originally worn out by bighorn sheep.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘La Paz is teeming with climbing agencies happy to drive your team the four hours to the trailhead and back for roughly $320.’

Pronunciation

trailhead

/ˈtrālˌhed/