Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas Guide Book

by Bruce Grubbs (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Las Vegas  by Bruce Grubbs

Trail descriptions and detailed maps
ISBN: 0762752521

Best Easy Day Hikes Las Vegas includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in and around Las Vegas, Nevada. Discover a region of diverse scenery and natural splendors—including Valley of Fire State Park’s petrified sand dunes; the Bristlecone Trail and its ancient trees; and La Madre Spring, with its bighorn sheep, deer, and other wildlife.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: This loop trail passes through an extensive stand of ancient bristlecone pines. This is one of the few Spring Mountains trails open to mountain bikers. just left. These are exactly the conditions that ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: An easy day hike to natural water tanks in the red rock Calico Hills. Such water tanks are vital for wildlife, and they were important for natives and settlers. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This hike climbs through the vertical limestone cliffs on the south side of Kyle Canyon to Cathedral Rock. From this rocky summit, you can see Mount Charleston and Mary Jane Falls. The South Loop Trai ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: This is an easy hike up a canyon in the Spring Mountains to a spring. Those who wish a longer, harder hike can continue up the canyon above the spring, using an informal trail. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Featuring a seasonal waterfall and box canyon, this short hike nevertheless takes you deep into the towering cliffs of the Red Rock Escarpment. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: An easy day hike to an overlook above the Keystone Thrust Fault contact zone, a place where older rocks have been overturned and thrust on top of younger rocks. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This hike is a good wildlife viewing opportunity. You may see bighorn sheep, deer, and other wildlife in the vicinity of La Madre Spring, which has been improved to provide a better source of water fo ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: This loop hike to a box canyon features a seasonal waterfall. The waterfall is best in the spring after a snowy winter provides plenty of snowmelt. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.7
... Preview: This is a popular route to a cascading waterfall, located in the head of spectacular Kyle Canyon. It also offers views of Big Falls. The waterfalls flow all year but are at their best during spring ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This is an easy day hike on an interpretive nature trail. The Moenkopi Trail starts southwest of the visitor center near the weather station. Along the way, watch for creosote, blackbrush, and yucca, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: A day hike on an interpretive trail in Valley of Fire State Park, this short walk features petrified sand dunes, prehistoric petroglyphs, and natural water tanks. Veers sharply left and, in a few do ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Overton, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This hike features a spring and one of the largest bristlecone pines in the Spring Mountains. Bristlecone pines reach ages of more than 4,700 years, and their gaunt, twisted forms are mute testimony t ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: Extensive stands of ponderosa pine give this canyon its name. The trail also leads past a pioneer homestead site. climate, which gave them a better chance of successfully growing crops and raising dom ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This hike uses a portion of the South Loop Trail to reach a 9,000-foot overlook above Kyle Canyon. The viewpoint offers views of rugged Kyle Canyon and the summits along the ridge east of Charleston P ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This hike leads to a 7,208-foot unnamed summit, which features excellent views of the numerous sandstone ridges and canyons that make up the Red Rock Escarpment. The trail begins at Red Rock Summit a ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This scenic hike climbs up a canyon through impressive limestone cliffs to a saddle and viewpoint. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This loop hike takes you through the White Domes area in the primitive and less-traveled northern area of the park, featuring sandstone formations with brilliant and contrasting colors. The trail loo ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Overton, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: An easy day hike on an informal trail to a vantage point that features a dramatic view of the valley containing La Madre Spring. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: This trail connects White Rock Spring and Willow Spring, running along the steep base of the White Rock Hills. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: This hike features a variety of plant communities, including riparian streamside, pines, oaks, and sagebrush desert. You can also see prehistoric roasting pits, used by natives to roast food. The tra ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Las Vegas"
Las Vegas, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
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