Nevada - Outdoor Activities

Nevada has approximately 1,642 trails, including 1,408 hiking trails and 988 for trail running. These trails range from 0 to 76 miles in length. The most popular trails are Arizona Hot Spring, Gold Strike Hot Spring and Bristlecone Loop. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Nevada was Tim L. who completed Lower Galena Creek Trail.

  • First Creek

    10 Reviews

    Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, NV

    First Creek is a hiking trail in Summerlin South, Nevada. It is within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 3,649 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  1.4 miles

    First Creek is a hiking trail in Summerlin South, Nevada. It is within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It is ...

  • Ophir Creek Trail

    8 Reviews

    Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV

    Ophir Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 7,225 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  4.3 miles

    Ophir Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 4.3 miles ...

  • The Flume - TRT Ride

    7 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    Arguably the best mountain bike route in the west, the Flume Trail has been featured on postcards and in a gazillion bicycle publications. But, this ride’s popularity almost contradicts the claim. ...
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    Arguably the best mountain bike route in the west, the Flume Trail has been featured on postcards and in a gazillion bicycle ...

  • Gold Strike Hot Springs Trail

    7 Reviews

    Lake Mead National Recreation Area, NV

    Gold Strike Hot Springs Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 734 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  2.3 miles

    Gold Strike Hot Springs Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. ...

  • Ice Box Canyon Trail

    6 Reviews

    Rainbow Mountain Wilderness Area, NV

    Ice Box Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Rainbow Mountain Wilderness Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Ice Box Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and ...

  • White Domes Trail

    6 Reviews

    Valley of Fire State Park, NV

    White Domes Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Valley of Fire State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 2,003 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles ...
    •  1.0 miles

    White Domes Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Valley of Fire State Park. It is a mile long and ...

  • Red Rocks: Turtlehead Peak

    6 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    This hike features sweeping views from a choice Red Rock Canyon peak. Although it’s not an easy climb, Turtlehead Peak is one of the most accessible peaks listed in this book. If it’s warm weather, ...
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike features sweeping views from a choice Red Rock Canyon peak. Although it’s not an easy climb, Turtlehead Peak is ...

  • Lake Mead: Bowl of Fire

    6 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    This hike will lead you to solitude, geologic wonders, and views of classic desert beauty. This is an isolated and fragile landscape that is part of the 48,000-acre Muddy Mountains Wilderness ...
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  3.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike will lead you to solitude, geologic wonders, and views of classic desert beauty. This is an isolated and fragile ...

  • Kings Canyon Trail

    6 Reviews

    Carson City, NV

    This trail begins at the intersection of King Street and Mountain Street, 0.4 miles west of US 395, and heads west from the suburbs of Carson City toward the Carson Mountain Range. Traveling ...
    •  Difficult
    •  1.25 hours
    •  11.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail begins at the intersection of King Street and Mountain Street, 0.4 miles west of US 395, and heads west from the ...

  • The Flume Trail Loop

    5 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    I almost didn’t include this ride, because it has been written up in so many books, but it’s such a classic that the book wouldn’t be complete without it. In contrast to most of these rides, ...
    •  4 hours
    •  22.7 miles
    •  Guide

    I almost didn’t include this ride, because it has been written up in so many books, but it’s such a classic that the book ...

  • Wheeler Peak

    5 Reviews

    Baker, NV

    This is the highest summit in the Snake Range and second highest in Nevada.
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the highest summit in the Snake Range and second highest in Nevada.

  • Castle Rock Trail

    5 Reviews

    Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, NV

    Castle Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Nevada. It is within Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 7,746 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Castle Rock Trail is a hiking trail in Douglas County, Nevada. It is within Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. It is 0.9 miles ...

  • Tahoe Meadows

    5 Reviews

    Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV

    Tahoe Meadows is a hiking and biking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 8,570 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Tahoe Meadows is a hiking and biking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is ...

  • Calico Tanks Trail

    5 Reviews

    Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, NV

    Calico Tanks Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 4,309 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Calico Tanks Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It ...

  • Charleston Peak Trail North Loop

    5 Reviews

    Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, NV

    Charleston Peak Trail North Loop is a hiking trail in Mount Charleston, Nevada. It is within Mount Charleston Wilderness Area and Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 3.5 miles long ...
    •  3.5 miles

    Charleston Peak Trail North Loop is a hiking trail in Mount Charleston, Nevada. It is within Mount Charleston Wilderness ...

  • Turtlehead Mountain

    5 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    A cross-country day hike to a 6,323-foot summit offering spectacular views of the red rocks and Spring Mountains in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Follow the Calico Tanks Trail ...
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A cross-country day hike to a 6,323-foot summit offering spectacular views of the red rocks and Spring Mountains in the Red ...

  • Arrow Canyon

    5 Reviews

    Moapa, NV

    Tall, narrow slot canyons are common in the canyon country of Utah and Arizona, but there are few in Nevada. Arrow Canyon, 3 miles long and at places only 20 feet wide and 400 feet deep, is one ...
    •  4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Tall, narrow slot canyons are common in the canyon country of Utah and Arizona, but there are few in Nevada. Arrow Canyon, ...

  • Boundary Peak - Nevada Highpoint

    5 Reviews

    Dyer, NV

    Have plenty of gas in your vehicle for this one, as you may find yourself backtracking along some of the forest roads before you get to the trailhead parking area. The nearest gas station is ...
    •  6 to 9 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Have plenty of gas in your vehicle for this one, as you may find yourself backtracking along some of the forest roads before ...

  • The Great Flume Ride

    4 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    This ride is not technically difficult, but does require basic mountain biking skills to assure safety. If you are a beginner or are afraid of heights, do not attempt the second portion of this ...
    •  13.75 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is not technically difficult, but does require basic mountain biking skills to assure safety. If you are a beginner ...

  • Mount Rose

    4 Reviews

    Reno, NV

    A day hike in the Carson Range offering spectacular views of the Lake Tahoe region of the Sierra Nevada. Hikers should beware of the strong winds that rake the mountain above timberline on most ...
    •  8 hours
    •  11.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Carson Range offering spectacular views of the Lake Tahoe region of the Sierra Nevada. Hikers should beware ...

  • Griffith Peak via Harris Springs Road

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    This hike is one where you can really get out and hike without meeting many people. This trail passes rocky areas, dense trees, meadows, and a high mountain peak. The fun for you and your pet ...
    •  6 hours or overnight
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is one where you can really get out and hike without meeting many people. This trail passes rocky areas, dense ...

  • Spring Mountain Divide Trail

    4 Reviews

    Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, NV

    Spring Mountain Divide Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Spring Mountains National Recreation Area and Mount Charleston Wilderness Area. It is 11.0 miles long and ...
    •  11.0 miles

    Spring Mountain Divide Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Spring Mountains National Recreation ...

  • Mouses Tank

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    A day hike on an interpretive trail in Valley of Fire State Park featuring petroglyphs and natural water tanks. The trail follows Petroglyph Canyon east from the parking area. Brochures are available ...
    •  1 hour
    •  0.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike on an interpretive trail in Valley of Fire State Park featuring petroglyphs and natural water tanks. The trail ...

  • Charleston Peak National Scenic Trail

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    A day hike in the Spring Mountains along a high ridge with spectacular alpine views. Use caution if you attempt this hike in late spring or early summer: The higher sections of the trail may ...
    •  10 hours
    •  15.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Spring Mountains along a high ridge with spectacular alpine views. Use caution if you attempt this hike ...

  • Warm Springs

    4 Reviews

    Tonopah, NV

    A once-active hot springs resort in an isolated part of central Nevada. Although the bathhouse is closed, visitors can still access the hot spring itself. Portions of the creek have been dammed ...
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    A once-active hot springs resort in an isolated part of central Nevada. Although the bathhouse is closed, visitors can still ...

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