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Calico Tanks Trail

Las Vegas, NV

Calico Tanks Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Las Vegas, NV that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible from February until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Lower Bristlecone Trail
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I just went on April 25th. When we showed up to the trailhead, we encountered and 1/2 foot of snow and it began to snow on us while we were there. Needless to say, we didn't get to take the trail, but we enjoyed the scenery.

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Wetlands Park Nature Preserve
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A nice weekend stroll. Tons of little paths to explore wildlife and neat vegetation that thrives in a wetland area. Didn't feel like you were in Vegas at all. Cool visitor center and close to a water reclamation facility. Don't go in the water! ;)

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First Creek Trail
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Free trail off Blue Diamond near red rock. Easy trail with a reward of a nice creek at the top and a nice view. Loved the different vegetation and landscape as you got closer to the water. Get there early as the parking lot will fill up quick.

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Pine Creek Canyon Trail
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Loved this hike. Me and a gal pal did it early in the morning. Make sure to stay close to the trail, we got caught up in talking and got a bit lost but we were able to course correct back onto the path.
Beautiful and lush green landscape and a robust creek, you don't feel like you are in LV! Will go again.

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Las Vegas Strip Scenic Byway
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Duck Creek Trail (Wetlands Park)
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Calico Tanks Trail
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Took a hike on the Calico Tanks Trail on an overcast spring day with temps in the high 60's. It was a weekday so not too busy. As the description about details, it is a gravels trail for a short bit, then a very fine sand until you begin climbing the rock trail. Most of the trail is easily visible but there were several places that left me guessing as to the route. The trail signs end after the first 1/4 mile. It took me 70 minutes up and 50 minutes down with a little time at the top to rest and take photos. Very nice view of the Vegas Strip at the end. When in doubt along the trail, take the high road and look for rock stairs. Having good shoes and long legs helped me reach some high climbs along the way so be sure to have good shoes for this hike.

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Red Rocks Back Country Byway
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First time use this app is great tool, very easy and a lot of choice to pick, we pick red rock canyon, has fun all day...awesome~~~thank you.

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Desert National Wildlife Range: Desert Lake Dunes
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couldn't find, directions took us to a gated community, no hiking there...

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Mary Jane Falls Trail
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Our original plan is to hike the Mount Charleston National Recreation Trail. Due to the season and conditions it was closed. We ended up hiking this trail.
In the begging it was flat and going up all the way is inclined. There were 2 types of trail: the longer, guided trail and the shortcut which was more inclined in the center. You'll reach stone steps before reaching the falls. During this time, there were little falls and icy paths. We'll definitely come back when the snow is gone to see the big falls.