Hiking near Henderson, Nevada

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Frenchman Mountain Summits
Frenchman Mountain Summits
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (11.7 miles away)
 
Difficult: 4.9 miles, Half day
Demanding summit hike on a rough cut road. Duel summit ascents of Frenchman Mountain and Frenchman Mountain Northwest.

Frenchman Mountain is not part of any mountain range, rather the triangle peak was formed by the underlying fault elevating it. The mountain is made up of rocks similar to those found on the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The Frenchman Mountain fault is still considered a potential earthquake danger to the region. Communication towers dot the summit...
Goldstrike Hot Springs
Goldstrike Hot Springs
Boulder City, Nevada, United States (13.2 miles away)
 
Difficult: 6.5 miles, Half day
A strenuous hike through a wonderful canyon to some hot springs pools.

This hike is one of a kind. There are 8 fixed ropes if you go all the way to the river. Some are difficult especially when coming back up. You will have wet boots and having them hold on the boulders you need to climb can be a slippery affair. At the 1.5 mile point of the hike, you come to the first obstacle, a large boulder with what looks like...
Lone Mountain
Lone Mountain
Blue Diamond NE Quad, Nevada, United States (23 miles away)
 
Moderate: 2.2 miles, 1-3 hours
A short up and down summit ascent along a rugged but well traveled path.

Located at the corner of W Lone Mountain Rd and the Bruce Woodbury Beltway / Las Vegas Beltway / 215. Is a short but impressive ranked peak. Lone Mountain along with Lone Mountain Regional Park can provide the whole family with a day of fun filled activities and a short but rewarding summit ascent along a rugged but well traveled path. Special...
Las Vegas Overlook
Las Vegas Overlook
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (25 miles away)
 
Moderate: 6.3 miles, 1-3 hours
A hike with a stunning view of the Las Vegas Valley and Red Rock Canyon

This is a hike to the Muffins and a trail that goes along the edge of Blue Diamond Hill with views of the Las Vegas Valley. You return by a mountain bike trail called the Boneshaker. This is my favorite hike in this area. It's the one I've done the most often, and I will go to Blue Diamond Hill on those days when I want to do some hiking and just...
Kraft Mountain - Red Rock Canyon
Kraft Mountain - Red Rock Canyon
La Madre Mountain, Nevada, United States (25 miles away)
 
Difficult: 4.0 miles, Half day
Backcountry route to the summit of Kraft Mountain, alternate exits exist for this rugged mountain peak.

As temperatures cool into the double digits exploring the rugged hillsides of Red Rock Canyon is an outdoor adventure everyone should take to full advantage. Kraft Mountain sits on the eastern edge of Red Rock Canyon. This backcountry route reaches the summit of Kraft Mountain. Several alternate exits exist for this mountain peak. Special thanks...
Calico Hills HP - Red Rock Canyon
Calico Hills HP - Red Rock Canyon
La Madre Mountain quad, Nevada, United States (25 miles away)
 
Difficult: 2.5 miles, 1-3 hours
Hell Hill serves as the warm up for this grueling summit ascent. The class 3 ridgeline scramble is worth every step.

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada is part of the National Landscape Conservation System. This area helps to preserve the large red rock formations and sandstone peaks known as the Keystone Thrust. Popular for hiking and rock climbing, the highest point is La Madre Mountain, at 8,154 feet (2,485 m). Note: Calico Hills is most...
Echo Canyon - Fossil Ridge Loop
Echo Canyon - Fossil Ridge Loop
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (25 miles away)
4.5 mile trail near Las Vegas, Nevada

Blue Diamond Hill, across from the main part of Red Rock Canyon, offers some great hiking trails. Many of these were created by mountain bikers and some were created by the horseback riding concession that operates near the trailhead. Parking for this hike is along SR 159 just outside the entrance to the horseback riding road. The hike takes...
The Potato Knoll
The Potato Knoll
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (26 miles away)
Easy: 4.7 miles, 1-3 hours
An easy hike in Red Rock Canyon outside of the Scenic Drive Loop.

This is a great hike at Red Rock Canyon without driving the Scenic Drive to get to the trailhead. The trailhead is the large parking lot at the exit of the 13 mile Scenic Drive. It's sometimes referred to as the horse parking lot. From the parking lot, cross the scenic drive exit just inside the tire spikes. The trail goes southwest toward the...
Gray Cap Peak
Gray Cap Peak
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (27 miles away)
 
Difficult: 6.2 miles, Half day
Hiking Gray Cap Peak in Red Rocks is a great workout and offers some amazing views.

You begin the hike rather easily. Follow the Calico Tanks signs out of the parking lot to the north, then headright into the canyon that emerges. You will experience a long, winding, short-hill descent, and then will arrive at an intersection of two valleys.(Wpt3) Be sure to head left at this point. You can follow the trail (often just to the east of...
Turtlehead Mountain - Red Rock Canyon
Turtlehead Mountain - Red Rock Canyon
La Madre Mountain Quad, Nevada, United States (27 miles away)
 
Difficult: 2.2 miles, Half day
Well worn path to the summit of Turtlehead Mountain. Alternate exits exist for this classic Red Rock Canyon Peak.

Established in 1990 by special legislation the Red Rock Recreation Lands status was changed to a National Conservation Area. The area is comprised of 195,819 acres and is located 17 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip. More than 30 miles of hiking trails exists in this scenic area including the well worn path to the summit of Turtlehead Mountain....
Redcap - Red Rock Canyon
Redcap - Red Rock Canyon
La Madre Mountain Quad, Nevada, United States (27 miles away)
 
Difficult: 2.4 miles, 1-3 hours
A demanding backcounty extension off the popular Calico Tanks trail to the summit of Redcap Peak. Aka: Turtlehead Jr.

Calico Hills is a grouping of colorful sandstone formations north of the entrance to the Scenic Loop Road. Popular with hikers, scramblers, and climbers this beautiful area offers almost unlimited routes for all skill levels. Of all the twisting canyons and rounded peaks waiting to be explored, only Redcap is considered a ranked peak (Rise of +360')....
White Rock Springs Peak - Red Rock Canyon
White Rock Springs Peak - Red Rock Canyon
La Madre Mountain, Nevada, United States (28 miles away)
 
Moderate: 2.3 miles, Half day
Beautiful short summit ascent along a bouldered ridgeline. A wonderful introduction to scrambling in Red Rock Canyon.

Located beside the main Red Rock Canyon skyline of Bridge Mountain, Rainbow Wall and Mount Wilson; hidden next to the broken sandstone peak of White Rock Hills, is a beautiful short summit ascent along a bouldered ridgeline. White Rock Springs Peak is a wonderful introduction to scrambling the fractured landscape of Red Rock Canyon. With a rise...
White Rock Loop
White Rock Loop
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (29 miles away)
 
Moderate: 6.3 miles, 1-3 hours
A hike in Red Rock Canyon with great contrast.

This hike at Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada is a study in contrast. You are always in the Mojave Desert, but it looks markedly different depending on your elevation and the amount of precipitation the area gets. With the White Rock Loop, you see typical desert plants. On the west side of the mountain, hidden from the Scenic Drive, is a...
North Peak - Red Rock Canyon
North Peak - Red Rock Canyon
La Madre Springs Quad, Nevada, United States (30 miles away)
 
Difficult: 1.4 miles, Full day
Demanding summit hike on an unmaintained but well marked trail.

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, is enjoyed by hikers and climbers alike. Red Rock Canyon is the seventh such conversation area to be designated nationally. The day use fee provides funding to protect and improve the area. Over one million visitors enjoy the rocky landscape each year. However, most will enjoy this view from their car....
Lovell Canyon Trail
Lovell Canyon Trail
Kyle Canyon Summer Home Area, Nevada, United States (34 miles away)
 
Easy: 5.5 miles, 1-3 hours
A hike off the beaten path near Red Rock Canyon in the Rainbow Mountain Wilderness.

This is an easy hike that takes you through some beautiful wooded area. There are a lot of juniper and pine trees along the trail. The trail tends to go up and down in elevation so be prepared for that. The trail was put in place by the US Forest Service with the help of local horse people. It is a trail which can be done in a loop as shown here...
Charlie's Spring Loop
Charlie's Spring Loop
Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, United States (40 miles away)
Moderate: 6.7 miles, 1-3 hours
A Valley of Fire loop hike with great views and water - year round.

This is a hike to a spring that has water year round. The spring seeps out of the ground and runs in a small stream through some grasses that result from this water in an otherwise dry area. There are numerous cat tails and tamarisk. There is evidence of recent rains bringing down mud and gravel when the water ran quickly down the wash to the east. We...
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#33 Hole
by LVHiker on Jan 20, 2011
Lake Mead, Nevada, United States
Hiking | 3.3 miles (10.3 miles away)
This is a pleasant, easy hike at Lake Mead through some very pretty slot canyons.  The trailhead is the northernmost section of the #33 Hole picnic and scenic viewing area about 5 miles south of the fee entrance station on Lake Mead Parkway by Lake Las Vegas.  Head south on Lakeshore Road and you get to #33 Hole.From the end picnic table, hike down a steep chute to where the lake used...
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Gold Strike Canyon
by gsr on Oct 05, 2007
Junction City (historical), Nevada, United States
Hiking | 3.8 miles (13.2 miles away)
White Rock Canyon Photo
Colorado River Photo
Colorado River Photo
White Rock Canyon Trail
by euan.semple on May 17, 2008
Boulder City, Nevada, United States
Hiking | 5.8 miles (16.1 miles away)
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Trail Head (Junction City (historical), Nevada, United States) Photo
Railroad Pass (Junction City (historical), Nevada, United States) Photo
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Lake Mead Railroad Tunnel Trail
by R4808N on Sep 21, 2009
Lake Mead, Nevada, United States
Hiking | 4.6 miles (11.8 miles away)
Easy 5 mile out and back hike (although you can go all the way to the Hoover Dam, approx. 4-5 miles one way) along Lake Mead. In 1931, work begin on what was known as the Boulder Dam and more than 30 miles of rail lines were built to haul materials need to build the dam.  The trail takes you through the River Mountains, approximately 500 feet over Lake Mead, offering scenic views...