Hike the Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail

Boy Scout Hot Spring Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail is a 7.6 mile hike perfect for experienced hikers who want to find some solitude and a challenging hike in Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

This trail is also accessible from the Colorado River just below the Hoover Dam. Walk through wash from the river then enter a slot canyon and encounter numerous waterfalls. There are anchored ropes to assist in climbing up some of the waterfalls. 

The trail features a hot spring, and is typically used by hikers. The trail is available for use year round.

Photos: Kimberly Reinhart and Lake Mead NRA

Distance

7.6 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

3297 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Fitness, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Scenic
Waterfall

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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