Badger Pass Loop Easy

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada

Distance2.6mi
Elevation Gain596ft
Trailhead Elevation3,958ft
Top4,516ft
Elevation Min/Max3958/4516ft
Elevation Start/End3958/3958ft

Badger Pass Loop Easy

Badger Pass Loop (Easy) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Blue Diamond, Nevada. It is within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 3,958 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 596 feet. The Late Night Trailhead information and the Late Night Trailhead Parking can be seen along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Connector (Easy) and Black Velvet Access Road.

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Mountain Biking Las Vegas and Southern Nevada (Falcon Guides)
Paul W. Papa
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"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 gradual climb offers great views of the Cottonwood Valley and the Red Rocks Escarpment, making the climb well worth the trip. This ride follows two trails, Badger Pass and 3 Mile Smile, to create an enjoyable, easily accessible loop. The trail starts on the southwest side of the parking lot. Here you’ll find a small dirt trail that makes its way toward the asphalt road that leads to the parking lot. Cross the asphalt road and head into the wash towards the tunnels. Go through the tunnels, passing under State Route 160. The tunnels are divided into three tunnels and the center tunnel is the one most commonly used; however, you can use any one of the three." Read more
"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 offers great views of the Cottonwood Valley and the Red Rocks Escarpment, making it well worth the trip. This ride follows two trails, Badger Pass and 3 Mile Smile, to create an enjoyable, easily accessible loop. The trail starts from a paved parking lot on the north side of SR 160 and heads under SR 160 to the other side of the road. This version of the ride doesn’t follow the entire Badger Pass Trail, mainly because taking the route as outlined in this guide offers easy access from the parking lot." Read more

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Trail Information

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Nearby City
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
McGhie’s Bike Outpost, (702) 875-4820; Southern Nevada Mountain Bike Association, snmba.net
Local Contacts
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Dec 2018