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Calico Tanks Trail

Las Vegas, NV

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Calico Tanks Trail is a 2.5 mile out and back trail located in Red Rock Canyon, which is 16 miles west of Las Vegas, NV. The tank can vary from dry to several feet deep. This is a very popular hike.

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Lam Watah Trail to Nevada Beach
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

the directions from this app are wrong. The trail head is actually off Kahle Drive. There is a parking lot and sign that marks the trail.

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Big Falls Trail
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11 Completed 5 Reviews

Pretty trail but cant wait to go back when the ice is melting or after a good rainy day. Lots of broken down trees at the top, but you can see Mary Jane falls from a far, thought that was pretty cool. This trail is not kept up anymore so its a little hard to find and can be strenuous if you go up the wash. There is a picture with a sign that says "trail" on here...well the sign is no longer there. I took another picutre of where the trail splits after about a mile into "Mary Jane Falls Trail"... left is "Big falls' right is "Mary Jane Falls." Have fun!

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Echo Overlook
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11 Completed 5 Reviews

Currently closed due to fire damage.

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Griffith Peak Trail
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11 Completed 5 Reviews

Currently closed due to fire damage.

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Marlette Lake Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

My wife and I got a chance to do this hike it was awesome. Bring food and water or purifier. Water plentiful on trail but about 6 hours round trip. We want to try it in fall can't wait.

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Evans Canyon to Keystone Canyon Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

I took the upper route, just to get a glimpse of what it would take to make it Peavine. So I headed up North and gradually came out in the 41664 trail area and hitched a ride back to my car.

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South Fork Reservoir
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402 Completed 356 Reviews

Visiting my parents back in 2011, we went here to see this place for my first time, my two brothers both own a jet ski, ended up riding one and just cruised all around this reservoir. Although it was summer time! it was still high 70's outside and the water was too cold to go swimming. When you're from this area of Nevada, this is the closest beach like location in Elko. This place is not in Elko, it's actually in Spring Creek. If you're into hiking? there are four trails around this reservoir.

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Desert National Wildlife Range: Hayford Peak
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23 Completed 1 Reviews

From the Hidden forest cabin, there is 2 ways to join the hayford peak :
1- Turn left just at the cabin and find your own way to te ridge, then, turn right and follow this long ridge to the Hayford peak (My favorite way because you'll have the view .on the both side of the canyons..). When at the top of the ridge, take a moment to find a way to go down from the peak because there is hard cliffs on the far side...
2- Continue at the bottom of the canyon and find your way to the ridge on your left...(Nice way for descending !)

At the top of the Hayford ridge, there is a wonderful 360° overlook, from Utah on the north, to the Mount Charleston and Mumies peak area on the south..

No difficulties but a long long trail from the car parking to the cabin, then to the Hayford peak... Beautiful canyon and absolutely anybody in this vast area.

This hike is great because you'll start from the desert till a beautiful Ponderosa pine forest..

From the visitor center, there is a 1h30 min travel by car at last, on a rough road to the car parking.
No water at all all along the trail, except some rescue tanks hided in the pines, or some drops at the fountain near the cabin.

Taking care of weather forecast because of possible sudden flash floods in case of rain storm in some narrow parts of the canyon.
Lot of wildlife in this canyon all along the trail : lezards, dears, birds, jackrabbits...

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Flume Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

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Old Geiger Grade Toll Road
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26 Completed 5 Reviews

great trail to drive grand Cherokee with kids. fairly easy, great views, minimal rocks to go over.would be ok with 2 wheel drive suv...

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