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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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Raintree via North Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This is an great hike. My only recommendation is to wear warm cloths if you intend to this trail in late november as I did.

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First Creek Peak & Overlook
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9 Completed 4 Reviews

This is a fantastic hike. You should download waypoints from birdandhike.com in order to stay on the trail. Once you get to the top, hang a left and follow the ridgeline for about a mile and you'll hit an awesome slickrock area.

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Hunter Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Just hiked/walked this trail, absolutely worth it once you get to the waterfall! As someone has already said the 2nd half is the best! Really nice.

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Lower Bristlecone Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

There's a lower and upper Bristlecone. Upper Bristlecone is more mountainous than lower Bristlecone. It was a great hike, especially with the snow and cooler weather!

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Hunter Creek Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

This is a great hike. Especially, the second half has lots of trees and ground is nicely covered with leaves and soft. After reaching the waterfall, if you feel adventurous, you can climb 800 ft to the peak half mile from the waterfall and see a great view of Reno.

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Red Rocks: Brownstone Canyon
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20 Completed 22 Reviews

I had never been out west prior to this place so the literal "red rocks" were pretty amazing. They had a sceninc little drive that you could make several stops, get out and walk through areas, climb on the sides of the mountains, and if you wanted to you could get a backpack permit and rock climb and stay in the middle of it all :P! Love this place and if we ever head back to this area we would definitely visit it again.

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Mt. Rose Summit
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Great hike! The last 2.5 miles is a little steep and rocky in some places. Near the top resembles the moon with nothing but rocks, but the view from the top is worth it. I took back pack around 20# so that gave me a little extra workout.

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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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