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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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Trail Canyon Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Calico Tanks Trail
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

First time I did this trail and it's on top of my favorites now. There is a lot of climbing, but it's not too difficult. I could have spent hours on top, overlooking my city Las Vegas. It's so peaceful. I took tons of pictures on the way up and all of them are amazing! This trail made me happy.

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Oak Creek (Red Rock Canyon)
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

To Elaine and others who take horses on walking trails...not to say that I wouldn't enjoy horseback riding! BUT when your horseback riding on WALKING - HIKING trails, sorry to say but the horse feces on the trails are horrible along with the many, many flies the feces attract. Just saying?? Something to think about the next time you go horseback riding and to maybe be conscience of those of us on foot.

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Oak Creek (Red Rock Canyon)
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1 Completed 2 Reviews

Great hike with my nephew! We never made it to the creek but awesome trails through rocks, trees, and the canyon. Next time we're going even further!! And did I mention the beautiful views.

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Mary Jane Falls Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

This trail is easy to find. Strenuous enough to make it a minor challenge on the switchbacks, but easy enough that just about anyone can do it. The view at the end is awesome, too. Take lunch and have a picnic.

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Calico Tanks Trail
by Julie Ford

6 Completed 4 Reviews

This is a very nice hike/outing for families or a group of friends to do while visiting the Las Vegas area. A great alternative to the casino's. We enjoyed the ability to explore through the rocks, sometimes having to backtrack to be able to get back on trail. Level of difficulty can be up to the climber or hiker. The end view is worth it all. If you are looking for a secluded trail, this is not for you. We passed many a hiker. I would do this trail again if there weren't so many other areas to explore in the Red Rock Conservation Area.

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Calico Tanks Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Good hike, only thing was too many people.

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La Madre Springs Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Talk about some serious serenity, an individual mental & physical race to the top!

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Red Rocks: Brownstone Canyon
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Love the hiking and moderate rock climbing.

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Summerlin Cottonwood Canyon Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Was a great level and relaxing walk with a beautiful sunset.

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