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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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Mummy Mountain
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16 Completed 14 Reviews

Ok, I just looked at this one on our honey moon and decided not for me. Nice drive up though!

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Gold Strike Hot Spring
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5 Completed 5 Reviews

one of my favorites, ever. by the way there is not a chance this hike is even close to 8 miles! i mapped it at 4.5 from the trailhead to the river and back, and that's what it felt like. maybe people overestimate the distance because it's slow going! strenuous hike but well worth it. BRING LOTS OF WATER that you don't have to carry- you will need both hands!

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Railroad Tunnel Trail
by Vanessa Guerrero

5 Completed 1 Reviews

Great Trail!
This is a free trail it's not inside the Lake Mead NRA. Some advise if your coming from Las Vegas: Take the 215E to the 95S to the 93S turn Left on Lakeshore Dr. The trails Parking is on the right.

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White Rock to Willow Springs Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Good beginner trail to test out if it something you would want to further pursue

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Railroad Tunnel Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Awesome, especially when you descend down to Hoover Dam and mingle with the touristo's! Take lots of water, got to be hot at the end.

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Lake Mead: Anniversary Narrows
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17 Completed 16 Reviews

We tried to do this hike last year, but the mining operation shut us out. We did enjoy some other trails but were anxious to leave after an eerie find. A Bible laying in off road way out there in the desert left me with a strange feeling there was something amiss. I don't know if I expected to run across a burning bush or a dead body but we made a rapid exit. The flies never bothered us until we stopped, then they really went to biting!

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Railroad Tunnel Trail
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17 Completed 16 Reviews

What a great hike for greenies. The biggest obstacle is the sand. The views are wonderful and the history of the tunnels is oozing all around. It can get pretty warm so carry plenty of water and enjoy!

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Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive
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17 Completed 16 Reviews

I was getting ready to run the Twilight Ascent Half Marathon and wanted to see what I was getting into. I'm so glad I drove out during daylight hours to see the beautiful red sandstone. The roads were quite busy as the day was absolutely beautiful and it was also a free day (no admission). The run was after dark and Refrigerator Canyon was COLD. I would love to head back out some time and do some hiking.

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Lake Mead: River Mountains Trail
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Nice view over on top of Black Mountain.. There's a bench to rest

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Black Mountain
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

The address of a home beside the trailhead parking is 2268 Shadow Canyon Dr, Henderson, NV.

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