Best Bike Rides Las Vegas Guide Book

by Paul W. Papa (Falcon Guides)
Best Bike Rides Las Vegas  by Paul W. Papa

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ISBN: 9781493003884

The truth is, Las Vegas has much more to offer than the entertainment found on the famous “Strip.” To find what else Las Vegas has to offer, you need simply to look out into the valley past the flashing neon lights. Most places pull you into the city with bike trails and rides; however, Las Vegas is a different beast entirely. Surrounding almost the entire valley is land owned by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and it is on this land where the best and most scenic rides can be found.

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Trails from the "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 35.
... Preview: The Amargosa Trail snakes its way behind and between many different communities, using land that would otherwise be left vacant. Unlike many of the Green Valley trails, this trail is actually divided ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Paradise, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.5
... Preview: Angel Park is a golf course, and this trail runs alongside that course. One of the best parts of the ride is the numerous animals that hang out on the course, including rabbits, quail, and geese. Th ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: The Anthem East Trail makes its way into the hills and valleys of the Sloan Canyon right behind houses, a school, and a park. Even though it’s close to many homes, when riding the trail, it is easy to ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Paradise, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: This trail has a downhill section that is so well-liked, it was given its own name. Of course, to be able to take that downhill section, you first have to make the gradual climb. Still, this climb off ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This trail has a great downhill section that makes for a fun ride. Of course, you have to pay for that downhill with a bit of a climb back to the trailhead, but on the way the trail offers great views ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: Caldera is a ride just outside the confines of Bootleg Canyon. This ride offers great views of the Las Vegas valley as well as some of the most interesting desert scenery around. Here the terrain can ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Boulder City, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: This trail offers some of the most scenic views of the Las Vegas desert and mountains, and, depending on the time of day you ride, the colors are spectacular. It is a favorite trail because it is one ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Road Biking - Trail Length: 37.5
... Preview: This is one of the most popular trails in all of Bootleg Canyon. It offers wonderful views of the canyon as well as many of the bootlegging artifacts that gave the canyon its name. The first part of ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Boulder City, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: In 1931 the federal government undertook the building of what was then the largest dam in the United States. While the dam remains, much of the roads and trails used to access the construction site ha ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Boulder City, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.5
... Preview: Built in only five years, the Hoover Dam is not just an engineering marvel, it’s an American icon. This trail follows the road that once took workers down the steep inclines to the dam construction si ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Boulder City, NV - Road Biking - Trail Length: 10.5
... Preview: Following much the same terrain as the Caldera Loop, this shorter, easier trail offers some of the same views of the colorful Nevada desert. Be sure to take the time to notice the terrain and the rock ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Boulder City, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: The Inner Loop is a great trail that gives you a taste of everything Cottonwood has to offer. Before the ride is over, you’ll find you’ve been on just about every trail in the Cottonwood Valley. This ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.7
... Preview: Callville Bay was originally established by Mormon pioneers looking to create a steamboat dock on the Colorado River. The area was eventually abandoned by the Mormons, but not before a couple of steam ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Boulder City, NV - Road Biking - Trail Length: 53.2
... Preview: Landmine Loop is a challenging trail that climbs up into the hills around Blue Diamond before finishing with a nice, long downhill section. While the trail has some difficult sections, the ride is one ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.7
... Preview: This trail is an alternate route to the Landmine Loop, adding a little over a mile to the total ride. The ride offers an easy and enjoyable route through the middle of Cottonwood Valley, adding a fun ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.8
... Preview: This trail is a nice ride that incorporates many different surfaces and several bridges as it makes its way through urban neighborhoods and parks. The metal bridges, which allow the rider to pass over ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.5
... Preview: This is one of the many trails that follow a wash as it winds its way through the valley. The trail makes its way to a park that got its start as a working ranch. This is a multiuse trail that is used ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Summerlin, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.1
... Preview: This well-groomed dirt trail winds its way into the hills of Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area, offering a completely different view of the Nevada desert, one where volcanic action played a larg ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Paradise, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.8
... Preview: This loop provides some great views of Bootleg Canyon as well as Lake Mead. Here you can see the beauty of the desert in colorful rocks and flowering plants. Although the trail is relatively short, th ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Boulder City, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: This ride makes its way through the wetlands in southeast Las Vegas. It is one of the best rides for seeing the many different species of birds, mammals, and reptiles that call this unique area home, ... From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides Las Vegas"
Whitney, NV - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 20.2