North Las Vegas, Nevada

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

Top Hiking Spots in and near North Las Vegas

  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Frenchman Mountain Trail

    5.0
    4.5 mi / 2139 ft gain
    A popular out and back (or up and down) hike just outside Vegas. The trip up will burn you out, go early and bring water! The top will reward you with some of the best views of Las Vegas to the West, Lake Las Vegas to the South, and Lake Mead to the east.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Bouldering at Kraft Boulders, Red Rock

    0.25 mi
    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 difficult climbs on it. Head toward the Cube (toward the...
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  • Henderson, Nevada

    Hike the Summit of Black Mountain

    4.5
    6.75 mi / 1910 ft gain
    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 recommend and afternoon hike that would let you catch...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Drive the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Loop

    4.5
    12 mi
    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 moderate difficulty trails stemming from the park...
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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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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Rock Climb the Black Corridor

    5.0
    0.4 mi
    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 Scenic Loop Dr., park on the right at the second parkin...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike Calico Tanks at Red Rock Canyon

    4.5
    2 mi / 400 ft gain
    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 climb. Towards the top of the hike, before reaching...
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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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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    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 easy to get lost amidst the rock. I recommend usin...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike or Trail Run White Rock to Willow Springs

    4.4 mi / 200 ft gain
    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 upper parking area for the White Rock Spring.  [There ...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike Red Rock's Ice Box Canyon

    4.8
    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 you get into it, you find tiny pools and a little ...
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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

    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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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike The Mountain Springs Trail

    5 mi / 1012 ft gain
    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.  There is one main trail, a vehicle path, that leav...
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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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  • 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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