Hike the Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail

Boulder City, Nevada

based on 1 reviews



7.6 miles

Elevation Gain

3297 ft

Route Type



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.

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Dog Friendly
Easy Parking

Hike the Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail Reviews

I visited the hot springs by hiking up from the river. This is a fun canyon to explore and the springs are perfect for a relaxing soak.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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