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River Mountains Trail

Clark County, Nevada
Distance6.6mi
Elevation Gain391ft
Trailhead Elevation2,303ft
Top2,423ft
Elevation Min/Max2209/2423ft
Elevation Start/End2303/2322ft

River Mountains Trail

River Mountains Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is 6.6 miles long and begins at 2,303 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 391 feet. Near the end of the trail is drinking water. This trail connects with the following: Old Vegas Trail.

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Kimberly Lewis & Paula Jacoby-Garrett
"Lizards and tortoises and birds, oh my! This trail has a host of wildlife inhabiting the lower portions of the trail. Your dog will enjoy the smells and sights of ground squirrels, lizards, and an occasional desert tortoise. As the hike begins to switchback, you will realize why this hike is designated “moderate.” The climb is worthwhile, though, because the views from the top are breathtaking. You can sit and look at Lake Mead, then turn around and see Las Vegas with Mount Charleston in the background. Be aware that this trail is also used by mountain bikers, so if your dog does not like bikes speeding by, this may not be the best trail for your day’s adventure. Under foot and paw: Dirt."

Trail Information

Clark County
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Local Contacts
USGS Boulder City
Local Maps

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