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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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Hunter Creek Trail
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September 2 - followed the advice and hit the trail at 7:15 am. Sun wasn't peeking over the hills for half an hour. Made it there in 65 minutes and back in 55. I had an appointment at 10 am to get to otherwise I would have rested at the waterfall in admiring relief. Nice little workout, and very picturesque, but be careful. I ran some and almost sprained an ankle.

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Trail Canyon Overlook
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This was a very step climb with a lot of loose rock. It gets your heart pumping but the end is a breath taking view.

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Hobart Creek Reservoir Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

The walk in that Michale Perine says is 1.5 miles is actually 1/4 mile. So says the sign near the locked gate. The walk out is steep and will take your breath away. After you climb it you could believe that it is further

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Turtlehead Peak Trail
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8 Completed 3 Reviews

Completed this hike yesterday, temperature was not bad. I found this pretty difficult hike, I am not in the greatest shape. Would recommend to anyone visiting Red Rock Canyon. The view of the canyon and Las Vegas are very nice.

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Tunnel Creek
by Shana Moore

1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Fern Canyon
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This is mainly the only hike my boyfriend and I take whenever we get time to come out to Red Rock, definitely would say it's our favorite. The sign does say "Pine Creek" so that's what we usually call it. The creek is lined with ferns and toward the end of summer is teaming with tadpoles and little frogs. The creek itself Is also very peaceful and alive any time of year. Recommend this easy and tranquil hike to anyone.

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Ice Box Canyon Trails
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

I went around April to this trail with my puppy and boyfriend. The hike gave us a pretty good work out from having to climb over rocks and such. My dog did very well and all the other hikers ad their pets are always very chill. The very end of Ice Box was a tad disappointing due to it still being quite hot, not shaded, and the pool that would usually be where the ice forms, was quite small. But overall an enjoyable hike with great views.

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Stateline Lookout
by Brent Meinyer

1 Completed 1 Reviews

Quick and easy. View is fantastic, great 30-45 minute hike. It's up hill but my 2 year-old loves it! Keep in mind, it's a small consistent uphill grade. Depending on ability could take 20 minutes to make it to the top or could take longer if you need breaks... Eitherway it's a nice walk and worth it. A nice quick-stop if you're a parent...

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Heavenly Ski Resort
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Parked near the bottom of Ski Run Drive and hiked straight up the road, onto the mountain. I only hiked about 1.5miles up and it took me about 40mins. Beautiful once you reach the top.

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Hidden Forest
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33 Completed 2 Reviews

The starting point on the map is in a wrong place...
The rough road finish on the top of the wash, just when start the canyon.
A wonderful trail beginning in a desertic canyon, then slowly, the forest appear, more and more thick, till the cabin.
Nice place for backpacking with just the sky, the forest and the mountains around...

No water at all all along the trail except some rescue reserves hidden in some trees and some drops after rain on the cabin fountain. Also, no found water by following the black hose on the left side of the canyon till the ridge...

A beautiful trail to do with a lot of water in hot period !

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