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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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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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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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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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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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Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive
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19 Completed 18 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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Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive
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38 Completed 7 Reviews

This scenic drive is NOT a hiking trail and should not be listed as one. However, the road does allow access to several excellent trailheads that can be used for hiking.

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Turtlehead Peak Trail
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38 Completed 7 Reviews

Great hike. The trail is poorly marked and best attempted if you have some orienteering skills or a good gps.

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Raintree via North Loop
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Start early in the day.. Saw folks going up late afternoon and had to turn back..

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