Nevada - Outdoor Activities

Nevada has approximately 1,559 trails, including 1,335 hiking trails and 917 for trail running. These trails range from 0 to 76 miles in length. The most popular trails are Arizona Hot Spring, Gold Strike Hot Spring and Lake Mead: Anniversary Narrows. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Nevada was Lindsay R. who completed Stateline Point.

  • The Flume - TRT RideView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    Arguably the best mountain bike route in the west, the Flume Trail has been featured on postcards and in a gazillion bicycle publications. But, ...

  • Arizona Hot SpringView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Boulder City, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The third hot spring along the Lower Colorado River, Arizona Hot Spring includes a waterfall and an excellent pool for bathing. It can be reached ...

  • Gold Strike Hot SpringView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Boulder City, NV

    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A picturesque hot spring in a fabulous narrow valley near the Colorado River. The spring can only be reached by a technically difficult hike, ...

  • Arizona (Ringbolt) Hot SpringsView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Boulder City, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The third hot spring in the cluster along the Colorado River below Hoover Dam, Arizona Hot Springs contain a waterfall and an excellent pool ...

  • White Domes TrailView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1.3 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in Valley of Fire State Park featuring access to the primitive northern area of the park. Hike the loop clockwise starting at the ...

  • Ice Box CanyonView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area featuring a seasonal waterfall and box canyon. Follow the trail across the wash. ...

  • Red Rocks: Turtlehead PeakView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike features sweeping views from a choice Red Rock Canyon peak. Although it’s not an easy climb, Turtlehead Peak is one of the most accessible ...

  • Lake Mead: Bowl of FireView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  3.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike will lead you to solitude, geologic wonders, and views of classic desert beauty. This is an isolated and fragile landscape that is ...

  • Kings Canyon TrailView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Carson City, NV

    • Off-Highway Drives  
    •  Difficult
    •  1.25 hours
    •  11.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail begins at the intersection of King Street and Mountain Street, 0.4 miles west of US 395, and heads west from the suburbs of Carson ...

  • The Flume Trail LoopView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  4 hours
    •  22.7 miles
    •  Guide

    I almost didn’t include this ride, because it has been written up in so many books, but it’s such a classic that the book wouldn’t be complete ...

  • Wheeler PeakView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Baker, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the highest summit in the Snake Range and second highest in Nevada.

  • Turtlehead MountainView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A cross-country day hike to a 6,323-foot summit offering spectacular views of the red rocks and Spring Mountains in the Red Rock Canyon National ...

  • Charleston Peak: North Loop and South Loop TrailsView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    •  2 days
    •  19.5 miles
    •  Guide

    An ascent of Charleston Peak is considered to be the ultimate experience in the Spring Mountains by many. The well-engineered and well-maintained ...

  • Arrow CanyonView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Moapa, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Tall, narrow slot canyons are common in the canyon country of Utah and Arizona, but there are few in Nevada. Arrow Canyon, 3 miles long and at ...

  • Castle RockView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    •  1 hour
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Wonderful views of Lake Tahoe from the top of Castle Rock requiring a short hike and a little bit of rock climbing will reward hikers grandly ...

  • Boundary Peak - Nevada HighpointView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Dyer, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  6 to 9 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Have plenty of gas in your vehicle for this one, as you may find yourself backtracking along some of the forest roads before you get to the trailhead ...

  • First Creek CanyonView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike to a scenic canyon with seasonal waterfalls in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Follow the closed dirt road to the ...

  • The Great Flume RideView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  13.75 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is not technically difficult, but does require basic mountain biking skills to assure safety. If you are a beginner or are afraid ...

  • Mount RoseView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Reno, NV

    •  8 hours
    •  11.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Carson Range offering spectacular views of the Lake Tahoe region of the Sierra Nevada. Hikers should beware of the strong winds ...

  • Griffith Peak via Harris Springs RoadView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    •  6 hours or overnight
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is one where you can really get out and hike without meeting many people. This trail passes rocky areas, dense trees, meadows, and ...

  • Mouses TankView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  0.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike on an interpretive trail in Valley of Fire State Park featuring petroglyphs and natural water tanks. The trail follows Petroglyph ...

  • Charleston Peak National Scenic TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    •  10 hours
    •  15.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Spring Mountains along a high ridge with spectacular alpine views. Use caution if you attempt this hike in late spring or early ...

  • Warm SpringsView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Tonopah, NV

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    A once-active hot springs resort in an isolated part of central Nevada. Although the bathhouse is closed, visitors can still access the hot spring ...

  • Skunk HarborView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Incline Village, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    An unfortunate name for a favorite trail, Skunk Harbor is no stinker. Instead, a broad, steep track leads to a secluded bay where Tahoe’s clear ...

  • Frenchman MountainView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 5 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Frenchman Mountain is a great place to bring a picnic dinner, watch the sunset over the distant Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon, then watch ...

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