Top Adventures in Las Vegas

  • Bouldering at Kraft Boulders, Red Rock

    Drive through Calico Basin near Red Rock Canyon Conservatory Area, and park at the end of the road. (The parking lot is pinpointed above) Once you're out of your car, you'll see the Cube. It's a 25 foot boulder, with both easy and extremely diffic...

    0.25 miles

  • Drive the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Loop

    Begin your drive from the visitor center. Drive along the scenic highway and stop at one of the multiple parking areas to get out of the car, stretch your legs, and hike some the trails starting from the parking area. There is a variety of easy to...

    12 miles

  • Rock Climb the Black Corridor

    This is a popular area for beginners and intermediate rope climbers. The corridor is sheltered from the wind, which makes it climbable year-round (but bring a light jacket!). Approach: Climbing coordinates are 36.15547, -115.43613.Driving on Sceni...

    0.4 miles

  • Hike Calico Tanks at Red Rock Canyon

    Enjoy a easy scenic hike in this beautiful Nevada desert hike. Great for beginners who are willing to climb a little. This hike has about 400 ft elevation gain and go through a terrain of boulders and canyons that were fairly easy to walk on and c...

    2 miles 400 ft gain

  • Bike the Cowboy Trails Near Red Rocks Canyon

    The Cowboy Trails offer a perfect break from climbing in Red Rock Canyon or a night on the Town in Las Vegas. You will need to be as tough as a cowboy (or cowgirl) to ride these trails. It is just as much of a workout going up as it is down. Howe...

    15 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Rock Climb at Red Rock Conservation Area

    The official address for Red Rock Conservation area for you GPS travelers is: 1000 Scenic Loop Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89161. Head into the park, and you'll be on the one way Scenic Loop Drive. Red Rock is home to thousands of different routes, so it's ...

  • Trail Running in Red Rocks Nevada

    Red Rocks's Nevada (officially Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area) has long been one of our favorite climbing destinations. Where else can you find five star moderate 10-pitch rock climbs a short hike from the trailhead? We usually take tw...

    6.5 miles

  • Hike or Trail Run White Rock to Willow Springs

    This hike is located along the 13 mile scenic drive in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. To enter the park you will need to pay a $7.00 entry fee per car (or $3.00 fee per bike). About halfway through the drive you will find the uppe...

    4.4 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike Red Rock's Ice Box Canyon

    Red Rock Canyon is about 30-45 minutes outside of Las Vegas and is the perfect little get away from the noise of Sin City; however, it will still be slightly infested with tourists.From the trailhead it just looks a bit like thick brush, but once ...

  • Hike the Summit of Black Mountain

    This hike is cool because you park in a residential area and follow the (paved) anthem east trail for about 3/4 of a mile before you hit dirt. Once you do though you start to climb quickly and every time you turn around the view gets better. I rec...

    6.75 miles 1910 ft gain

  • Hike The Mountain Springs Trail

    Getting there is pretty straight forward. Take 160 west towards mountain springs and use your phone to pull up the trail head on a map. It comes up quick on the right, and is nothing more than a gravel lot with a few 4x4 trails headed out of it.  ...

    5 miles 1012 ft gain

  • Summit Mt. Charleston

    Escape the heat and ditch the bright lights of Las Vegas and hike to the summit of Mt. Charleston. Less than an hour drive from Sin City it provides desert dwellers and visitors alike with a dramatic change of scenery and a taste of high-altitude ...

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