Lake Mead River Mountains Trail

Boulder City, Nevada 89005

Lake Mead River Mountains Trail

Lake Mead: River Mountains Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Locals call it Radar Mountain after the communications display near the summit. Mountain bikers from around the world come to ride the technical trails at what they call Bootleg Canyon. Hikers, who call this area the River Mountains, will enjoy diverse plants, colorful geology, and wonderful views of Lake Mead and Las Vegas.

No matter what you call it, you’ll surely enjoy this hike to the summits of Red and Black mountains between Boulder City and Henderson. Consider coming in the afternoon to watch the sunset over Lake Mead and Las Vegas. Vehicle: HC/4WD; passenger car."

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Trail Information

Boulder City
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
5
Distance
1,100 feet
Elevation Gain
Several options
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2 to 5 hours
Duration
Best Times: Cool to warm
Season
2,400 feet
Trailhead Elevation
3,600 feet
Top Elevation
Boulder City Department of Parks and Recreation, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Local Contacts
Boulder Beach and Boulder City USGS
Local Maps

Trail Log