Gold Strike Hot Spring

#1 of 40 trails in Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Gold Strike Hot Spring is a 4 mile out and back trail located near Boulder City, Nevada that features hot springs. The trail is primarily used for hiking.

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Klaudia Cetnarska (419)

8 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful hike. Take plenty of water and watch for snakes. The trail takes about 3 hours one way.

Heather McCourt (647)

26 Completed15 Reviews

Steve Sorenson (140)

5 Completed5 Reviews

Great hike close to Vegas. It used to be a local secret. Trail head is difficult to find but that has kept the numbers of hikers down. The hot springs make this hike along with rope climbs that are great for beginning scramblers. At the end is the river and off the trails are spots to do small jumps off rocks into river. Definitely not a hike suitable during the summer because of the heat

Carl Parker (12)

2 Completed1 Reviews

This is a great hike & has several hot pools. Keep in the trail is CLOSED from May 29, 2015 thru September 08, 2015 because of the heat danger to hikers, mainly those who underestimate nature. This is the second year in a row the National Parks have closed the trail.

Leslie Keele (237)

8 Completed9 Reviews

Shawna Witt (38)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Out of all the hikes I have done, this one is my favorite. It has walking, bouldering, and several ropes for rappelling down. But in the end, it is completely worth it because not only are there several hot springs large enough to relax in, but the trail ends at the Colorado River just beyond the Hoover Dam.

Matt Bentley (39)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Awesome hike, do early and like others have mentioned, bring a lot of water. I saw a number of people that didn't bring enough water. Another thing, pick up your trash people, I was upset to see so many empty bottles and trash. I had trouble finding the place. The directions the site gave me sent me and my Ford Fusion down a dirt road that turned into a 4 wheel road. NOT COOL. Once I got there and down the trial a bit, it was all worth it. And the river at the bottom, priceless!

Ederson Garmendia (121)

1 Completed1 Reviews

john ramos (412)

7 Completed7 Reviews

Have done this trail twice in the last 4 weeks. As much as I am "out of shape" it really kicked my butt, BUT I will do it again soon. Challenging on the way back out but with the friendliness and helpfulness of fellow hikers I made it. It would be nice though if everyone would bring their empty beverage containers back out with them instead of dropping them between the rocks. Otherwise, I strongly recommend this to everyone.

Justen Gordon (74)

3 Completed2 Reviews