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The Best Hiking in Boulder City

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Top hiking spots in and near Boulder City

  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Black Mountain

    1.43 mi / 344 ft gain
    Black Mountain is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Boulder City, Nevada.
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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

    Hoover Dam Lodge Trail

    1.48 mi / 180 ft gain
    Hoover Dam Lodge Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Boulder City, Nevada.
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail

    4.81 mi / 1522 ft gain
    Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a hot spring located near Searchlight, Nevada.
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Hike the Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail

    5.0
    7.6 mi / 3297 ft gain
    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 typical...
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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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  • Henderson, Nevada

    Old Vegas to Railroad Pass Trail

    5.88 mi / 978 ft gain
    Old Vegas to Railroad Pass Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Henderson, Nevada.
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  • Henderson, Nevada

    Cesear, Big Mother and Old Vegas Loop Trail

    5.68 mi / 919 ft gain
    Cesear, Big Mother and Old Vegas Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Henderson, Nevada.
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Hoover Dam Bridge Bypass Trail

    1.35 mi / 66 ft gain
    Hoover Dam Bridge Bypass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Boulder City, Nevada.
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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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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Horse Thief Canyon Trail

    10.16 mi / 1962 ft gain
    Horse Thief Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Willow Beach, Arizona.
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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Arizona (Ringbolt) Hot Springs Trail

    6.02 mi / 1132 ft gain
    Arizona (Ringbolt) Hot Springs Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a hot springs located near Willow Beach, Arizona.
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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Hike to Liberty Bell Arch

    5.3 mi
    Hit the trail early in the day to beat the heat. Hike all the way to the end of the trail (to the left after you reach the Liberty Bell) for a rewarding view of the Colorado River. In March, the cacti and other desert plants burst into bloom along the trail.  The trail is 5.3 miles out and back, ...
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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Liberty Bell Arch

    5.09 mi / 817 ft gain
    Liberty Bell Arch is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Willow Beach, Arizona.
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  • Temple Bar Marina, Arizona

    Hike to the Arizona Hot Springs

    4.6
    6 mi / 800 ft gain
    Parking for this hike is about 35 miles from the Las Vegas Strip. It should take less than an hour to get there from any of the hotels. There is easy, fee free parking on the north side of Hwy 93. No permits are required, but a map is extremely helpful. Maps were available at a trail sign after y...
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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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