Willow Beach, Arizona

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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Canoe Camp from Willow Beach to Hoover Dam on the Colorado River

    5.0
    First off, there is a lot of paddling involved...nothing too crazy, but just consistent. Most people start from the Hoover Dam and just float/ paddle down to the Arizona Hot Springs/ Camp and then finish at Willow Beach. But that also involves permits and you need to book it at least 6 months in ...
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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Canoe Black Canyon on the Colorado River

    5.0
    20 mi
    This 10-mile canoe trip starts at Willow Beach and reaches all the way to the Hoover Dam, giving you front row seats to beautiful canyon walls, waterfalls, hot springs, (sauna) caves, hiking trails, and much more. There are multiple campsites along the river but not all have pit toilets so bring ...
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  • Mohave County, Arizona

    Spooky Slot Canyon

    5.0
    0.82 mi / 102 ft gain
    …Who doesn’t enjoy a little slot canyon fun, especially when it’s just off the highway. This (spooky) canyon is a fascinating slot canyon, consisting of conglomerate rock in the Lake Mead area in Arizona, not far southeast from the Hoover Dam. Most people don’t know even know this slot is here, s...
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Goldstrike Hot Springs

    4.5
    4.54 mi / 1293 ft gain
    The first mile is flat and deceivingly easy as you walk under a highway bridge and in between looming canyon walls. But don't get too comfortable -- at around the 1.5 mile mark you will reach the first of eight ropes along the trail and the challenge begins. You will need to use these ropes to ...
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Hike the Railroad Tunnel Trail

    3.7
    7.2 mi / 1332 ft gain
    These tunnels were built to support the construction of the Hoover Dam. If you decide to go all the way to the dam, there is an elevator for accessibility along with stairs. This hike is relatively flat, and perfect for children - but mind the distance.  Driving directions: From Las Vegas, NV, t...
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    PWC Beach in Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    4.3
    This man-made lake on the Colorado River is underrated in my opinion.  It has everything an outdoor enthusiast could want from scuba diving, hiking, horseback riding, all kinds of water sports, and plenty of camping options.      This beach is near Boulder City.  Use the Boulder City Entrance, g...
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  • Nelson, Nevada

    Explore Nelson Ghost Town

    Driving  from Henderson,  NV, you can take the scenic HWY 165 to the Ghost Town of Nelson. Stop and check out the trading post to learn more about what you're visiting. There are lots of old buildings (some open to the public), old cars, buses, and ruins of an old mine. 
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Hike the Sunset View Trail

    4.0
    0.1 mi / 0 ft gain
     The trail is .1 miles, and is perfect for all skill levels and for families who want to see some of the scenery in Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The trail is accessible year round and allows dogs.
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Camp at Boxcar Cove

    0 mi / 0 ft gain
    The shoreline of "Lake" Mead is what you would expect of a large, man-made reservoir with fluctuating water levels (muddy & unpleasant), but that is not to say that the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is not filled with incredible places to explore (it is), and Boxcar Cove is a solid spot ...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

    8 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Bowl of Fire, tucked away in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, is made up of the same dramatic conglomerate as that of the Valley of Fire, only almost no-one stops to visit as they blitz by on Northshore Road in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.To get there take the Northshore Road 16 mil...
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  • Sloan, Nevada

    Visit Seven Magic Mountains

    4.3
    40 minutes from the McCarran International Airport, you will find these car-sized boulders stacked on top of each other painted in neon colors. If you're headed this way, it's worth a quick stop to take a look. 
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the Pinnacle Loop in the Valley of Fire

    5.0
    Pinnacle Loop is an unmaintained poorly marked trail leading to a cluster of sandstone towers, hidden close to some of the more popular areas of the Valley of Fire like Atlatl Rock and a campground.Getting TherePinnacle Loop shares the same trailhead as the popular Atlatl Rock picnic area and pet...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the Prospect Trail in the Valley of Fire

    4.5
    11 mi
    Coming from the adventure guide map you can buy at the Visitors Center, which you should do, they describe the Prospect Trail in the following:"Hikers and equestrians enjoy 5.5 miles of outback trail between Valley of Fire Highway and White Domes.  Many work out the logistics of being picked up o...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hiking Charlie's Spring in The Valley of Fire

    6.7 mi
    Charlie's Spring is a small oasis in the Valley of Fire State Park just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. The unmarked trail is flat and follows a wash for 2.5 miles down dry sandstone waterfalls, a small slot canyon and ends in a small spring surrounded by cattails and bushes, a start contrast to th...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Elephant Rock

    4.3
    Elephant Rock is a beautiful red sandstone arch right at the West Entrance of Nevada's first state park, The Valley of Fire. Elephant Rock is easy to find. From I-15 take exit 75 and travel west. The exit is easy to find and there's an indian smoke shop and casino. If you forgot to get supplies ...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the Petroglyph Canyon Trail to the Mouse's Tank

    0.8 mi / 25 ft gain
    Start the hike from the parking area for the Petroglyph Canyon Trail. The trail is not difficult to hike, but has deep sand in some places. There are very good views of the rock formations and of the desert vegetation and there are a couple of places where petroglyphs can be seen. The view at the...
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