Best Running in Las Vegas

Looking for the best running in Las Vegas? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Las Vegas. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • 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 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

  • Hike Trail Canyon in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness

    THE TRAIL The Trail Canyon Trail is a 3.6 mile out-and-back moderately trafficked route located in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness located approximately 45 minutes northeast of Las Vegas, NV.  This difficult trail offers access to Mt. Charleston Pea...

    3.6 miles 1584 ft gain

  • Camp at Boxcar Cove

    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...

    0 miles 0 ft gain

  • Relaxing at Boulder Beach

    Boulder Beach at Lake Mead is a great place to get your toes wet while road tripping.  It's a big beach with a campground, ample parking, and ducks!  The water is very clear and an amazing blue.  When the wind picks up there are little waves formi...

  • Hike the Railroad Tunnel Trail

    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 dis...

    7.2 miles 1332 ft gain

  • Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

    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...

    8 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Fortification Hill

    Fortification Hill is an ancient, extinct volcano. Take the Kingman Wash Access Road, which is the dirt road that you'll find at the first exit past Hoover Dam. Follow the dirt road until it comes to the boat launch area, then take a right. The ro...

    3.7 miles 1430 ft gain

  • Camp at Arch Rock Campground in Valley of Fire State Park

    Arch Rock Campground is first come first serve campground in Valley of Fire State Park. It is the more "primitive" of the two campsites in the park. That is, there are far less RVs in this site and it is often easier to get a spot.To get here, tak...

  • Hike the Pinnacle Loop in the Valley of Fire

    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 trailh...