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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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Tom Cooke Trail to Hole in the Wall
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Easy walking and lots of views of the I-80 corridor. Watched a couple trains move through the area. Met a few people on bikes. Would make a nice bike trek from the hunter creek parking lot. The "hole in the wall" was interesting. At the moment there is no water in it so I was tempted to walk through the tunnel. I walked up above the hole and around back and along the power lines back to the aqua duct road. I think I'll bring my bike next time.

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Calico Hills Trail
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

My girlfriend and I hiked along Calico and through Sandstone Quarry. It was an awesome, well maintained trail with breath taking views. Physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually stimulating, which is needed after spending some time in Vegas.

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Seven Hills Trail
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36 Completed 5 Reviews

Be especially cautious walking small dogs not on a leash in the early morning or evening because of the large coyote population that lives on the adjacent Henderson Airport property. They have been known to dash, grab, and run away with small dogs. There is no history of attacks on humans, but be especially watchful of very small children anyway.

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Lower Galena Creek Trail
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13 Completed 1 Reviews

I'm a beginner mountain biker & this was a great little trail! It has a steady ascent, some technical areas to go through with several sharp curves. Will be doing it again

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Hunter Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Walked the trail for the first time with my wife(her third time). Great hike with some really cool scenery. Legs where burning up and down...!! We made it to the falls in 70 minutes.

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Mt. Rose Summit
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

the first 3 miles was pretty easy but the last 2 miles kicked my butt but when I made it to the top it was all worth it

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Water Canyon Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

basically a ATV tail and for hikers followed 2 main trails both are out and back.

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Tahoe Meadows Whole Access Interpretive Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Great hike! The scenery is amazing and the skill level is low.

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Hunter Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

With its trailhead seven minutes from my front door, I was way overdue to hike all the way up to the waterfall along Hunter Creek, about 2.75 miles in. The first two-thirds traverse the western slope of Hunter Creek canyon, with a timely shade-tree/photo spot about a mile in. The last third is gorgeous, winding through alpine forest Douglas fir and lodgepole pine, before you cross the creek just below the waterfall. Then the 20-odd-foot-high falls come into view, and since it sits in a natural amphitheater of shade and spray, make sure to bring a lunch and hang out. At a leisurely pace it's about 90 minutes up and an hour back. Wear solid hiking boots as you'll cross some slippery rockfall in three spots. The trail continues for another three miles up to Hunter Lake, but thanks to a recent wildfire, that section is ostensibly closed for vegetation recovery. Overall it's a lovely, fairly strenuous adventure into the Carson Range.

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Mt. Rose Summit
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8 Completed 6 Reviews

Great hike. It will definitely get your blood pumping, & your legs burning, but seeing the view from top is worth every strain n ache you'll feel the following day.

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