Nevada Hiking Clubs

Nevada Hiking Clubs Valley of Fire State ParkWith a variety of wilderness landscapes and wildlife to appreciate, hiking in Nevada makes is a popular and rewarding pastime. There are several hiking clubs for all levels of physical fitness and ages, formed to bring people to the outdoors, increase environmental awareness and just have fun. Check separate website calendars for specific information on hikes, difficulty level, estimated round-trip time and other important instructions. Some ask a small donation fee such as $1.00 at the trail head.

165 Mile Club

Near Lake Tahoe, Nevada, this club focuses on the 165-mile long Tahoe Rim Trail. Complete this more challenging trail in sections or all at once. Hikes are organized in 8-day, 14-day or an annual "Thru-Hikes" by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA). Trained hike leaders host regular treks up to 24 miles on Fridays and Saturdays as weather permits.

VegasHikers Meetup

The Vegas Hikers average over five hikes per month. With over 19,000 members, some excursions have over 50 members participating on a hike. Range of difficulty includes easy short day hikes, more challenging excursions and camping trips. There are no dues or fees. Open to adults of all fitness levels with each hike designated as beginner, intermediate or advanced.

Las Vegas Walking, Hiking & Adventures Meetup

This hiking group has a more relaxed attitude towards hiking. Getting outside and exploring nature is more important than a physical challenge. The pace is set by the members who participate in that particular event. 

Sierra Club Las Vegas ICO

Focused on helping the environment and educating the public, the club offers many organized hikes in both northern and southern Nevada.

Article Written By Jacqueline Casey

Jacqueline Casey is a freelance writer with over for over 24 years experience. She has recently written articles for eHow. Casey has also worked as a full-time massage therapist for over 14 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from UNLV, a copywriting certificate and a massage therapy license.

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